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Here’s Everything You Need to Know About Blanco, Reposado, and Anejo Tequila

Here’s Everything You Need to Know About Blanco, Reposado, and Anejo Tequila

Tequila has been on a tear in recent years. According to the Distilled Spirits Council, the category has grown by 140 percent in the U.S. since 2002, with over 17 million cases sold in 2017 alone. Particularly popular are premium offerings, such as Tequila Bribon, which was created by Palm Bay International in partnership with […]

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Here’s Your Drink Pairing for Your September Horoscope

Here’s Your Drink Pairing for Your September Horoscope

Autumn vibes are in the air! Cooler nights and shorter days lie ahead as the universe continues its perennial journey forward. Change is upon us, but don’t get swept away with the transition — good things are in store for those willing to adapt. Embrace the shift in seasons and glimpse into your future with […]

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Here’s Your Drink Pairing for Your August 2018 Horoscope

Here’s Your Drink Pairing for Your August 2018 Horoscope

As summer progresses, the universe continues to provide good vibrations. Embrace your destiny with VinePair’s August 2018 drink horoscope. An open mind and open palate can reap amazing rewards this month! Aries: Fruit Soju With Mars adding positive influence in your social life, August is shaping up to be an exciting month for you, treasured […]

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How to Drink Tequila, According to a Texas Bartender

How to Drink Tequila, According to a Texas Bartender

Tequila has inspired songs, cocktails, raucous evenings, and interminable mornings-after for the unfortunate among us. The Distilled Spirits Council reports that tequila volumes in the U.S have increased at an average rate of 5.8 percent per year, driven in part by the growing popularity of premium tequilas. The agave spirit shows no sign of slowing […]

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American Thirst: Three Homegrown Drinking Traditions We Think Are Foreign

American Thirst: Three Homegrown Drinking Traditions We Think Are Foreign

If you like shooting tequila with salt and lime, by all means go for it! Just don’t blame Mexico for your hangover. The trinity of tequila, salt, and citrus is one of many homegrown drinking customs Americans tend to think are foreign. We also assume locally brewed, cleverly marketed macro beers are shipped from far-away […]

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Summer Crush: The Seven Best Tequilas for Palomas, Ranked

Summer Crush: The Seven Best Tequilas for Palomas, Ranked

La Paloma, a tequila cocktail made with fresh lime and fizzy grapefruit soda, is a VinePair staff favorite. The drink’s origins are uncertain, though some historians credit Don Javier Delgado Corona, owner of the renowned La Capilla bar in Tequila, Jalisco. Palomas are currently enjoying a rightful renaissance across the U.S. Powered in part by […]

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We Asked 10 Bartenders: What’s Your Favorite Bargain Bottle?

We Asked 10 Bartenders: What’s Your Favorite Bargain Bottle?

For bartenders, choosing a favorite bottle of booze is like picking a favorite child: It’s not easy and someone is going to get their feelings hurt. We asked 10 drinks professionals to tell us the one bottle they always have around. Then, to make things even more challenging, we requested they keep prices down and […]

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