Cocktail Talk: Two Bodies on a Barge
Our mini-Maigret-a-thon continues with another gem from the story collection Maigret's Pipe (which is full of gems, don't miss the “ Mademoiselle Berthe and Her Lover” Cocktail...
13 days ago - A.J. Rathbun
The T List: Five Things We Recommend This Week
Priyanka Chopra Jonas's beauty routine, a wine and ice cream bar opens in Paris - and more.
18 days ago - NY Times
Cocktail Talk: Mademoiselle Berthe and Her Lover
We're going to continue from last week's Maigret moment into a little Maigret-a-thon, starting with a few Cocktail Talks (hey, don't miss all the Chief Inspector Maigret...
20 days ago - A.J. Rathbun
1 oz Gin 1 oz Campari 1 oz Sweet Vermouth 1/4 oz Absinthe Stir with ice, strain into a cocktail glass, and garnish with an orange twist. I had spotted a reference to the...
1 month ago - Cocktail Virgin Slut
Steven Spurrier blew up the wine world with the Judgment of Paris. His legacy lives on
Steven Spurrier's contribution to how and what we drink is hard to overstate. He expanded our palates, encouraged new winemakers and challenged existing ones to improve.
3 monthes ago - The Washington Post - 2 articles
Steven Spurrier, vintner who turned the world on to Napa Valley wines with a single tasting, dies
Paris was apoplectic when Napa wines were picked over the best in France
3 monthes ago - Los Angeles Times - 2 articles
Remembering Steven Spurrier, Whose Contest Shook the Wine World
His legacy will always be the Judgment of Paris tasting of 1976, but less well known was his advocacy for unheralded wines from all over the world.
3 monthes ago - NY Times
Steven Spurrier, Who Upended Wine World With a Tasting, Dies at 79
In what came to be called the Judgment of Paris, he arranged for California and French wines to be compared in a blind tasting. The verdict was a shocker.
3 monthes ago - NY Times
Steven Spurrier, the Briton who helped make California wines a global commodity, dies at 79
He organized ‘the Judgment of Paris,' a tasting event at which California vintages had their global breakthrough and began to compete on a world scale with the esteemed French.
3 monthes ago - The Washington Post
Wine World Mourns the Loss of Steven Spurrier, Organizer of the 1976 Judgment of Paris
Steven Spurrier, the legendary wine merchant, educator, and writer who changed the course of the international wine industry, has passed away at the age of 79. Spurrier died...
3 monthes ago - Vine Pair
The headlines of Food Drink Buzz
The Spritz Life
Summertime, and the spritz is easy. While there are basic guidelines to building a spritz cocktail, there's more than one way to spritz. There is indeed life beyond the...
How Much Every State Taxes Hard Liquor
As savvy, drinks-loving travelers have probably noticed, liquor prices vary widely from state to state. As with fluctuating gasoline costs, the price does not reflect any...
Urban South Brewery Releases New Brew in Collaboration with Son of a Saint
Urban South Brewery is proud to collaborate with Son of a Saint on a new beer.
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1 oz Cognac 1 oz Rye Whiskey 1/2 oz Punt e Mes 1/2 oz Maraschino 3 dash Peychaud's Bitters Stir with ice, strain into a rocks glass pre-rinsed with absinthe , and garnish with...
Press Clips: GoPuff to Acquire Liquor Barn; Flying Dog Founder George...
E-commerce convenience store delivery platform GoPuff has struck another deal to acquire a brick-and-mortar alcohol retailer, Louisville, Kentucky-based Liquor Barn, which...
Denver Craft Beer Bar Falling Rock Tap House to Permanently Close June 27
Iconic Denver craft beer bar the Falling Rock Tap House will permanently close on Sunday, June 27, after 24 years in business. Owners Chris, Steve and Al Black made the...
PepsiCo Files Trademark Application for Rockstar Offerings in Beer and Hard...
PepsiCo filed an application with the U.S Patent and Trademark Office to trademark its Rockstar brand in the beer and “alcoholic fruit cocktail drinks; alcoholic malt...
Volley Tequila Seltzer Announces Appointment of Three New Executive Hires
Following a year of tremendous growth, Volley, the first clean tequila seltzer on the market, announces today the appointment of three new executive team members, Tom Spaven as...
Barrel House Z Celebrates 5 Years
Time flies when you're having fun brewing beer! With over a thousand brew days-and one pandemic-under its belt, Barrel House Z of Weymouth, MA is proudly celebrating five years...
From Cliff to Crete, Greek Wines Are Worth Exploring
Greece is considered the birthplace of wine culture, and today wine is so woven into the country's fabric of life that it often becomes hard to tell where one bottle ends and...