Archive for the ‘Beverage’ Category

Summertime Tequila Cocktails

Summertime Tequila Cocktails

Summer is the perfect season for Tequila (and National Tequila Day is 7/24). So to help you savory the long, warm days, here are a couple cocktail recipes featuring...

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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: Old Pulteney 12 Year Single Malt Scotch Whisky

George’s Rants and Raves: Old Pulteney 12 Year Single Malt Scotch Whisky

Did you know that there isn’t enough barley grown in Scotland to meet the requirements of the scotch producing industries much less let anyone in Scotland actually...

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Winery of the Week: August Ridge – Paso Robles, Ca

Winery of the Week: August Ridge – Paso Robles, Ca

John Barker’s family tradition of growing grapes in California (since the 1800’s) and his wife Jill’s Italian heritage blend together perfectly...

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Bombay Sapphire Cocktails for Summer

Bombay Sapphire Cocktails for Summer

Gin and summer are an ideal pair, so we decided to share some “gintastic” recipes from Bombay Sapphire in order to help give you a little greater appreciation...

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George’s Rants and Raves: Ungava Gin

George’s Rants and Raves: Ungava Gin

Have you ever heard the one about the Eskimo and the gin? Now, doesn’t that sound like the intro to an insensitive, racist, slanderous, offensive, pejorative,...

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Winery of the Week: HammerSky Vineyards – Paso Robles

Winery of the Week: HammerSky Vineyards – Paso Robles

At a time when so many wines, especially those on the shelves of large retailers, are trending towards a soft and sweet character, it’s refreshing to find...

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Celebrate Fourth of July with these Made-In-America Cocktails

Celebrate Fourth of July with these Made-In-America Cocktails

Celebrate Fourth of July with these Made-In-America cocktails from Blue Ice Vodka, America’s premium handcrafted potato vodka. At only 52 calories per ounce,...

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Wines of the Week: Great Buys from Cariñena, Spain

Wines of the Week: Great Buys from Cariñena, Spain

D.O.P. Cariñena has it all: old vines, heirloom varietals, complexity of soils, and higher elevations. Located in the northeastern region of Aragón, Cariñena...

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George’s Rants and Raves: Aylesbury Duck Vodka

George’s Rants and Raves: Aylesbury Duck Vodka

Of the more than 450 brands of vodka in the world, as you, my faithful 899,648.6 regular readers know, I have taste tested only 36 to date, and by this count, I...

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