I have visited many distilleries around the U.S., as well as in other countries around the world. Star Union Spirits is one that stands out. It has a combination of unusual spirits, location, and lounge concept.
I first met Dave Cavalier at the 2017 Bourbon and Beyond Festival in Louisville, Kentucky. I was impressed with his talent back then and have followed his career ever since.
At one time, you could go into a store and find a liquor aisle to browse through. That aisle has now turned into a dozen aisles, with spirits you probably never even heard of. Some of those liquors you may never want or need. When you do want something different for a special occasion or a gift, how do you know where to start?
A direct translation for “cirque” does not exist in the English language, but the term has long been used to represent a type of group of people, showing their physical skills the way animals used to do in the circus.
It’s not often a band has staying power for over 40 years. It’s even rarer for them to maintain roots in the area they started. Cheap Trick is one of those unusual groups that remains faithful to its history.
South Australia is not the only place to get great wine when traveling down under. Just outside of the city of Melbourne is an area full of vineyards, kangaroos, and picturesque scenery that shouldn't be missed when you are traveling to this part of the country.