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The 25 Best Summer Beers of 2017

The 25 Best Summer Beers of 2017

Summer is beer’s time to shine. Oppressively hot weather, outdoor activities, and a need for refreshment all call for a cold one. Breweries across the world recognize this call and answer with a slew of summer beer releases. VinePair drank through as many as we could get our hands on to give you the official […]

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8 Sensational Summer Sangria Recipes

8 Sensational Summer Sangria Recipes

Summer’s here and we need sangria. This season, we’ve made a vow to drop our usual, last-minute Carlo Rossi + whatever half-rotten fruit we have in our fridge and switch over to fresh, thirst-quenching options, perfect for impressing vino-loving friends. We’ve rounded up eight of our favorite sangria recipes for summer, ranging from savory, herb-driven sippers […]

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The History of Sangria

The History of Sangria

It’s hard to avoid summer sangria these days. Bubbly sangria, rosé sangria, Hennessy sangria, red, white, blue sangria — the Spanish wine punch has deviated so far from its simple origins it’s nearly unrecognizable. For years, sangrias have been gracing red and white picnic cloths and restaurants with outdoor seating. Sangria seems endlessly adaptable, vaguely Spanish, […]

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