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What can alcohol content tell us about your Whisky?

Preference is a question of the heart, nose, and tongue, as it is with all Whisky drinking topics. One of our best rules, though, is that whisky must have a…
Wine

Do you chill red wine?

So are you chilling your red wine? The short answer to this is, it depends. Follow our simple guide and you’ll be sipping at the perfect temperature in no time.
Wine

Wine Storage Temperature – The Do’s & Don’t’s of Wine Storage

Most wines on the market are best enjoyed within a few years of being sold. Make sure that first sip is worth it by nailing the first rule in the…
Cocktail Recipes

ABC Shot

The ABC shot is an acronym that stands for the ingredients used - Absinthe, Bacardi 151, and Chartreuse. According to the Urban Dictionary, “it’s a deadly combination causing intoxication and…
Cocktail Recipes

B-52 Shot

A highly popular drink all over the world, the B-52 shot is a pousse-café that can be lit on fire. However, it can only be lit on fire when a…
Cocktail Recipes

Blowjob Shot Recipe

You probably won’t be making many of these in more sophisticated cocktail bars, but the Blowjob Shot is fun to have in your repertoire, especially when you're serving Hen/Bachelorette parties.…
Cocktail Recipes

Zombie Cocktail

Created by Don the Beachcomber in the late 1930s, the Zombie cocktail is a fun classic tiki drink, that’s generous with its servings of alcohol and beautiful garnishes. Served in…
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Why do we love vodka?

It was only at the turn of the 21st century that Westerners began to take an interest in what was happening in the Eastern world of vodka.
Wine

Passover Wine – our hand selected choices ready for delivery

In preparation for your week long holiday, we've put together a list of Passover wines, kosher and hand selected for your drinking pleasure.
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Best Wines under $50

With such a wide variety of wines on the market now at every single price point, how do we know what we're getting is great value and a great drop?…
Liquor

Patron Tequila – A tasty guide to this Mexican classic

Patron is known for producing high quality and mild fermented tequila, a fruit commonly found in hot and arid regions of Mexico. Patron tequila was originally produced at Casa 7…
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Best Wines Under $20

While some occasions require a carefully selected bottle aged in your cellar for years you'll often find many more situations that need a quickly selected, affordable wine that tastes great.…
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Best Wine Under $10

While some occasions require a carefully selected bottle aged in your cellar for years you'll often find many more situations that need a quickly selected, affordable wine that tastes great.…
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Best Wine For Thanksgiving: 21 hand-selected wines for your dinner table

Thanksgiving is right around the corner and even the most thoroughly prepared chef can benefit from pairing the perfect wine with their dinner table offerings. The right blend of aromatic…
Wine

Types of Champagne & how to enjoy them

Champagne is the world's most popular, French sparkling wine. Many people use Champagne as a general term for sparkling wine, but in the European Union and select countries around the…
Wine

Garnacha is your most underrated wine

Garnacha or Grenache is one of the most common red wines in the world. It ripens late, so it needs warm and dry conditions, as in Spain, where grapes are…
Wine

Prosecco vs Champagne – Everything you need to know

Prosecco comes from the Veneto region in Northern Italy and is made from the Glera grape variety. Champagne, can be either a single or blended wine made from Chardonnay, Pinot…
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Wine Sweetness Chart: How to find that sweet spot

If you are new to wine, one of the first things you will want to know is about the sweetness. Sweetness is a major flavor factor, and it can be…
Liquor

Exploring the best of Japanese Whiskey

Photo: Dekanta.com Japanese Whiskey (spelled whisky without an "e") is a style of whiskey developed in Japan. Whiskey production in Japan began around 1870, but the first industrial production began…
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Barefoot Wines: Your guide to California’s favorite drop

Photo: BarefootWine.com Boasting to be one of the most awarded wines in the world, Barefoot Wine, from California, USA, has been in the game since 1986 and is produced by…