- American Whiskey Trending Up
The popularity of bourbon and American Straight whiskey continues to grow, with the introduction of new expressions, boutique bottlings and flavored offerings.
- San Francisco’s Corner Wine Shop
D&M Liquors is a small, dynamic store that combines family business with a great drinks selection, particularly notable spirits and sparkling wines.
- New Frozen Malt Beverages
Smirnoff and Parrot Bay have introduced two new lines of frozen malt beverages, available in a variety of flavors: Parrot Bay’s PiÃ±a Colada, Strawberry Daiquiri and Mango Daiquiri & Smirnoff’s Strawberry Lemonade, Cherry Limeade and Blue Raspberry Lemonade Daiquiri. Both are 5% ABV malt beverages.
- Vida Tequila
Vida Tequila is an ultra-premium tequila brand featuring three styles: anejo, reposado and blanco. The anejo is aged up to 24 months in French Oak barrels; the reposado is aged in American White Oak barrels for up to six months; and the blanco is double-distilled pure agave. All three come in individually hand-blown Mexican bottles and are available for a suggested retail price of $39.99 to $49.99 for a 750-ml. bottle.
- Spicebox Whisky
Spicebox Whisky is a new spiced rye whisky aged in bourbon barrels for three to six years and developed by Michel Marcil. The nose has scents of vanilla and sweet spices, with some malty notes, and the finish has light white pepper, oak and more vanilla, according to Marcil. The 80-proof whisky is available for a suggested retail price of $19.99 for a 750-ml. bottle.
- 2012 Great American Beer Festival Winners Announced
The 2012 Great American Beer Festival (GABF) competition awarded 254 medals to some of the best commercial breweries in the United States.
- Should Champagne Celebrations Remain a Part of MLB Playoffs?
The commissioner recently said he isn’t a fan of the celebrations, which give champagne a high profile setting in front of millions of viewers.
- Demystifying The Wine Label
Here’s a refresher course on some of the information and terminology found on a wine label.
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