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Drunk In Love: Four Sommelier-Approved Wedding Wine Hacks, Plus 20 Affordable Bottles

Drunk In Love: Four Sommelier-Approved Wedding Wine Hacks, Plus 20 Affordable Bottles

From look books to cake tastings, planning a wedding ain’t easy. The devil really is in the details — all 20,000 of them. Food and drink is one of the most memorable aspects of the big day, but wading through catering menus in search of drink options that demonstrate your “unique couple style” is daunting. […]

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What Happens If the Cork Falls Into Your Whiskey?

What Happens If the Cork Falls Into Your Whiskey?

Breaking a cork into your wine is a relatively familiar problem. Like all beverage professionals and functioning alcoholics, we’ve explored its causes and sought best-practice solutions. But! What if you pull off the cap of a beloved whisk(e)y only to find yourself with a handful of wood or plastic topper, while the cork remains firmly […]

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7 Tips for Executing a Hangover-Free Rehearsal Dinner

7 Tips for Executing a Hangover-Free Rehearsal Dinner

What’s almost as big as your Big Day? The night before, of course! It’s not the easiest day to get through, what with the anticipation, the preparation, the nerves, and, of course, the rehearsal dinner. In our opinion, the rehearsal dinner is where the wedding festivities officially commence; family’s gathered around the table, the bridal […]

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The 25 Worst People You’ll Meet At The Bar

The 25 Worst People You’ll Meet At The Bar

Going to the bar for a drink, whether alone or with friends, is a great way to spend a night out, but that night can quickly be ruined when you come in contact with any of the following people. These are the people who can destroy one of your favorite spots or help ensure you never return […]

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Don’t Be A Barbarian: The Complete Guide To Tipping Like A Civilized Human Being

Don’t Be A Barbarian: The Complete Guide To Tipping Like A Civilized Human Being

Different drinks and different situations call for different tips when you’re at the bar, but it’s tough to know what tip is expected for each drink. While there are exceptions to every rule — particularly when it comes to local customs — we’ve outlined some ’best practices’ for proper tipping, along with why you should tip a […]

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The Tinkerer’s Guide To Brewing Your Own Perfect Cup Of French Press Coffee

The Tinkerer’s Guide To Brewing Your Own Perfect Cup Of French Press Coffee

Good coffee is essential on any morning, but it’s especially necessary after a night of imbibing, but how to make good coffee — them’s deep waters. Your local beanied and tatted barista would have great advice if you could decipher their mumbling over the either ironic or unironic Belle & Sebastian humming in the background. […]

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Don’t Smell The Cork

Don’t Smell The Cork

Many of us have been in this intimidating situation before: we’ve ordered wine at a restaurant and after the waiter opens the bottle, they present us with the cork and we have no idea what to do with it. Many people assume you’re supposed to smell the cork, a myth that has floated around the […]

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