Archive for the ‘Beverage’ Category

George’s Rants and Raves: Sombra Mezcal

George’s Rants and Raves: Sombra Mezcal

Back during my misspent youth, and by that I mean my early 20’s, I encountered Mezcal. I especially remember my first encounter because that’s when I discovered...

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Wines of the Week: Bargains for Your BBQ

Wines of the Week: Bargains for Your BBQ

Now that we’re heading into the warm and sunny months of the year, it’s an ideal time for firing up the grill and busting out your secret (or store bought)...

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Bombay Sapphire Cocktails for the Springtime Sunshine

Bombay Sapphire Cocktails for the Springtime Sunshine

Spring is here!!! It’s time to whip out your spring jackets and start making outdoor plans. Of course, you’ll want to enjoy drinking some light and refreshing...

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Wines of the Week: Under $20, 90 Points

Wines of the Week: Under $20, 90 Points

Once again, we continue our series focusing on high quality wines, with wide distribution, that can be found for $20 or less.  So add them to your shopping list,...

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George’s Rants and Raves: Crater Lake Hazelnut Espresso Vodka

George’s Rants and Raves: Crater Lake Hazelnut Espresso Vodka

Every once in a while, mostly on the weekends, I like a little alcohol in the morning to pop my eyes open and provide me with a bracing start to the day. Sometimes,...

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Cheers to New Spring Cocktails from Stoli

Cheers to New Spring Cocktails from Stoli

We’re over the snow, tired of layers, and the only ice we want to see for a while is the stuff in our cocktails. Stoli Vodka is toasting to the end of winter...

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Winery of the Week: Eola Hills – Oregon, USA

Winery of the Week: Eola Hills – Oregon, USA

Thirty years ago, most people weren’t thinking about growing grapes and making wine in Oregon, but Tom Huggins was when he started Eola Hills.  His work in agricultural...

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George’s Rants and Raves: Botran Reserva Rum

George’s Rants and Raves: Botran Reserva Rum

Guatemala, isn’t that the country made famous by Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid?  I would be willing to bet that if I gave you 5 minutes to tell me everything...

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Wines of the Week: Under $20, 90 Points

Wines of the Week: Under $20, 90 Points

We continue our series focusing on high quality wines, with wide distribution, that can be found for $20 or less.  So add them to your shopping list, scoff at those...

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Shake Things Up with Twists on Classic Cocktails from Tequila Don Julio

Shake Things Up with Twists on Classic Cocktails from Tequila Don Julio

While you can never go wrong with a classic, sometimes you’ve just got to shake things up. Literally. Instead of mixing up a batch of the same old Margaritas,...

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