Archive for the ‘Beverage’ Category

Wines of the Week: Compelling Cali-Rhone – Petite Sirah

Wines of the Week: Compelling Cali-Rhone – Petite Sirah

Petite Sirah is a bit of an enigma. It’s kind of a Rhone grape variety, and it’s really not. The grape’s origin is from a cross of Syrah pollen...

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Hand-Crafted Cognac Cocktails from Pierre Ferrand

Hand-Crafted Cognac Cocktails from Pierre Ferrand

Why have another underwhelming drink upgrade your evening cocktails with Cognac?   Here are a few delicious concoction courtesy of Pierre Ferrand that are sure...

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Romantic History of Maison Ferrand Cognac

Romantic History of Maison Ferrand Cognac

Recapturing the spirit of the quintessential cocktail days in the 1800s, Maison Ferrand offers Pierre Ferrand Cognac 1840, a revival of the classic thee-star Cognac....

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Wines of the Week: Compelling Cali-Rhone – Whites & Rosé

Wines of the Week: Compelling Cali-Rhone – Whites & Rosé

It’s officially summer, and what better way to beat the heat than with a tall, cool glass of wine?  While most Chardonnays (or Sauv Blancs for that matter) are...

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Sensational Summer Sips from New Belgium

Sensational Summer Sips from New Belgium

The heat of summer will be here in no time and New Belgium is ready for refreshment with its latest offerings.  Whether you’re a fan of sour ales, golden...

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George’s Rants and Raves: Speyburn Arranta & Highland Single Malt Scotches

George’s Rants and Raves: Speyburn Arranta & Highland Single Malt Scotches

NAS is causing quite the disturbance in the force. By NAS, I mean those bottled spirits that have No Age Statements. Those good folks who produce all those spirits...

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Special Scotches for Father’s Day

Special Scotches for Father’s Day

If you’re still trying to figure out what to get dad for this Father’s Day, the answer might be easier than you think.  Yeah, you could buy him a...

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Winery of the Week: Landmark Vineyards – Sonoma County, Ca

Winery of the Week: Landmark Vineyards – Sonoma County, Ca

At Landmark Vineyards, they understand the old adage that the best grapes make the best wines and have used it as their guiding principle since the winery’s...

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George’s Rants and Raves: Rogue Oregon Single Malt Whiskey

George’s Rants and Raves: Rogue Oregon Single Malt Whiskey

I usually try to avoid plagiarizing anyone but this description of Rogue Single Malt Whiskey is too good not to pass on and it comes directly from the Rogue website:...

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Winery of the Week: Claiborne & Churchill – Edna Valley, California

Winery of the Week: Claiborne & Churchill – Edna Valley, California

Inspired by Alsace and committed to sustainable farming, Claiborne & Churchill is a family-owned winery located along California’s Central Coast in the...

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