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Alcohol Pairing Tips From Experts
Planning to host a dinner party soon? Impress your guests by delivering a great dining experience through impeccable alcohol pairing. Alcohol pairing is a skill that can be learned by simply combining good tastes. When you carefully curate your alcohol pairing, you are also enhancing the taste of the alcohol, as well as the food and cigar collection that you paired it with.
Spirits for Holiday Parties and Gifts
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?
How This Digital-First Winery Can Suggest Your Next Favorite Wine
When you first visit Winc.com, you’re greeted by a flashing message that promises the experience of a hand-delivered, hand-picked, and hand-crafted world of wine. Scroll down a bit, and you’ll find an easy-as-1-2-3 formula to discover the wine of your dreams: 1 quiz, 6 questions, 4 bottles and 5 million reviews. This pairs perfectly with their millennial-aged customer base who love to take quizzes to learn more about themselves.
What Is a Pisco Sour?
What is a Pisco Sour? Oh, you don’t know? Then, sir, or madam, I envy you. Because your first experience with the world’s greatest cocktail is still in your future, while mine is in the distant and ever more opaque past.
Inside the World's Best Speakeasy Bars
If you head to a little joint called Crif Dogs in the East Village to fill up on hot dogs and cheese fries, try walking into the wooden phone booth in the back and picking up the red phone to dial "1."
How to Make a Watermelon Keg
Making a watermelon keg may seem like a rather peculiar thing to do; however, a watermelon keg can be used for a wide variety of refreshing summer vodka and gin cocktails, and it is a great addition to any garden party or celebration. It is also a simple task, and inside of your watermelon keg, you can include a variety of easy cocktails to enjoy on a summer day. If you’re wondering how to make a watermelon keg, look no further, because we’ll explain everything you need to know below.
Top Must-Visit Wine Regions Across Australia
If the Land Down Under is the next destination on your travel list, there is no better way to spend time than visiting some of the popular wine regions Australia has to offer. If you haven’t been on a road trip for some time, this is a perfect opportunity to explore the country. Australia has been making wine since the 1820s and over the last decade, the boost of the wine industry has made it fifth largest wine producer in the world. Wine lovers all around the world are booking flights to Australia not only because it offers a great variety of wines but primarily because of their exquisite quality. Here are five top must-visit wine regions you’ve got to check out.
The Sourtoe Cocktail Club
What if I told you that there was a drink, served in a certain hotel bar, the secret ingredient of which was a dismembered human toe?
Are You Ready to Start Brewing Your Own Craft Beers at Home with the PicoBrew?
In the words of a darling former co-worker of mine, I "always have some weird, fun little project going." Though she did say weird, the comment came from a well-meaning place. She wasn't wrong, either. Last year, I decided to make home brewing kombucha my little pet project.
10 Oldest Liquor Companies In Existence
I don't know about you, but I've always been fascinated by what people ate and drank centuries ago. I want to know what life was like before McDonald's, before Budweiser, and before that really weird blue wine that people seem to want to drink.
Amrut: Making Whisky and History
Award-winning Amrut Whisky is finally getting its due in the United States thanks to an appearance at this year’s Whisky Extravaganza in Chicago.
10 Cocktails Tailor Made for the Modern 'Man'
Fragile masculinity aside, men are typically (and biologically) known to consume, quite the variety of cocktails. Below is an (almost) exhaustible list of drinks, cocktails or just straight-on pleasures that you need to have in your closet—either for a lone night in, or for partying with the 'lads.'Cheers, let's get started.