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  • Stolpman Vineyards Syrah
    Taste Stolpman Vineyards wines with Peter Stolpman
    A very special wine tasting event on Thursday, October 2nd, at Lukas Liquor Supertore (MO), features second generation vintner Peter Stolpman of Santa Barbara County's Stolpman Vineyards. It's an opportunity to taste and talk with him one...
  • Wine Tasting at Domaine de Cigalus, Languedoc, France
    Five top tips for winery visits
    If you’re a wine lover, there’s no greater thrill than visiting your favorite winery. Whether you’re on vacation or just escaping the old routine for an afternoon, here are some tips for getting the most out of your tasting room...
  • Alice Waters comes to Hudson as TEDX Hudson’s Guest of Honor
    Alice Waters comes to Hudson as TEDX Hudson’s Guest of Honor
    The legendary restaurateur/chef and food activist, Alice Waters appeared on Saturday, September 27, as guest of honor at the first TEDX Hudson event themed “Crossroads” hosted at the Hudson Opera House. Waters is internationally...
  • Great American Beer Festival taster glass
    San Diego beers at the Great American Beer Festival
    As craft beer fans descend on Denver for the Great American Beer Festival, you can rest assured that San Diego’s craft beer scene is well-represented. With 23 different San Diego County breweries in attendance, there’s a San Diego beer...
  • You probably missed the best of the Americana Fest, Earls of Leicester at Yazoo
    You probably missed the best of the Americana Fest, Earls of Leicester at Yazoo
    You probably missed the best part of Americana Fest, the Earls of Leicester playing at the Yazoo taproom.That's right. The Americana Music Festival brought tens of thousands of people to Nashville from Sept. 17-21. And with that, we saw...
  • anCnoc Vintage 2000
    anCnoc Vintage 2000 Whisky Matured In Both Ex-Bourbon and Ex-Sherry Casks
    Knockdhu Distillery is known for its rather classy anCnoc Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky label, which is created using what's described as traditional production methods to create a whisky that is then put into contemporary packaging. It...
  • Willcox Wine Festival set for Oct. 18-19
    Arizona wines featured at Willcox Wine Festival Oct. 18-19
    It’s that time of year again - overnight lows dip into the 60s, and we just over-seeded our lawns. It’s time to get outside and sip some wine!Mark your calendar for the Fifth Annual Willcox Fall Wine Festival Oct. 18 and 19 in charming...
  • IPA from River North
    IPA: River North Brewery
    IPAs are the most prevalent craft beer style on the American market. Indeed, it’s difficult to find a brewery that doesn’t brew a hopped-up ale (they exist, but they’re rare). With such an inundation of IPAs, breweries are wise...
  • Edna Valley Sauvignon Blanc makes warm fall days fun
    Edna Valley Sauvignon Blanc makes warm fall days a delight
    It’s the Fall Season and yet, from the continuation of Summer-type temperatures, is’s still time to enjoy cool, crisp white wines. One of the whites we have come to enjoy this year is the Edna Valley 2013 Sauvignon Blanc.The Edna...
  • Label artwork for Founders Brewing Co.'s Big Lushious
    Founders Brewing Co. to release Big Lushious in time for the holidays
    To close out their Backstage Series for the year, Founders Brewing Co. (Grand Rapids, Michigan) will release Big Lushious, a chocolate raspberry stout,throughout their distribution footprint on Monday, November 24. Big Lushiouslives up to its...
  • Dollar
    Good frigg'n wine under $10
    The holidays are approaching and the gathering of family and friends will soon be upon us. First there will be the fall season when we fire the grill back up for backyard get-togethers; then on to Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Christmas and New Year'...
  • Founders Big Lushious
    Founders Big Lushious to debut Nov. 24
    The Founders Brewing Company Backstage Series continues to roll on into the latter stages of 2014, featuring Big Lushious as the final installment for this year. This decadent, sultry stout is packed with dark chocolate and raspberries, weighing...
  • Grassi 2011 Cabernet bottles
    Grassi 2011 and Mt Brave 2010: Two Napa Cab “mineral depth charges”
    We get so caught up in our Cali “fruit bombs” that I think we forget some of our bigger and denser wine options that take a little more time to understand. Brooding red wines with incredible longevity, in the bottle and in the glass,...
  • Armadillo Pale Ale
    The crispest of pale ales from Pizza Boy
    Pizza Boy Brewing Company named its American pale ale after the vast amount of amarillo hops used to brew the signature ale. Hence, Armadillo Pale Ale was born at Al’s of Hampden in Enola, Pa. It is regularly available at the brew pub and...
  • Apple cocktails for Fall in NYC
    Fall into the season with apple cocktails
    Fall is here! Now that the season has officially changed, New Yorkers can look forward to bars experimenting with flavors like apple, cinnamon, cloves and other seasonal goodies. Check out the below recipes from local New York bars featuring apple...