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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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Whaling Station in Monterey: A Steak Lovers Tradition

Whaling Station in Monterey: A Steak Lovers Tradition

Old World Steak House Traditions live on at the internationally acclaimed Whaling Station, perched just above Steinbeck’s Cannery Row. Named Monterey County’s...

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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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Savor Idaho 2017: Idaho’s Premier Wine Event

Savor Idaho 2017: Idaho’s Premier Wine Event

We were happy to attend the Ninth Annual Savor Idaho which was once again Sold Out at the Idaho Botanical Garden in Boise. It was a cloudy and cool June day which...

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Kansas City BBQ Ribs

Kansas City BBQ Ribs

When it comes to the different barbeque meat varieties, 34% of participants in a recent Zagat BBQ Survey  said ribs are their favored type. So here’s a...

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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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