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Red White & Booze: Cocktails for Memorial Day Weekend!

All around the US, Memorial Day is celebrated to thank our soldiers for their continual work around our country and the world. We remember the soldiers who fought bravely for our country. We remember the tragedies alongside the victories. These brave people fought for us to have our freedoms and abilities to be true Americans. […]

The History of Mimosas

Mimosas, the perfect light and fizzy refreshment for a Sunday morning brunch, a family get-together, or for any special occasion really!  Garnished with strawberries, cherries or grenadine, let’s take a minute and learn exactly how our mimosa obsession originated.   There are a couple different theories as to how this celebratory champagne and orange concoction started.  […]

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Daiquiri: A Guaranteed Summertime Crowd Pleaser

Summertime means sipping on a frozen cocktail by the pool, it’s about time to dive into some daiquiri history and popular variations that are a must try this season!  Let’s talk about it!  You may be surprised to learn that that strawberry daiquiri you order on vacation was nothing close to the original recipe. A […]

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Zinfandel, the Great Grape of California

Zinfandel is often considered the only true American wine grape. Now also considered California’s state wine, evidence suggests that this grape was actually brought to California around 1850. DNA analysis shows that it is genetically equivalent to Croatian grapes, Crljenak Kaštelanski and Tribidrag, as well as to the Primitivo variety traditionally grown in Apulia, the […]

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Interview with Wine Judge Matthew Kaner

Today, we’re going to hear from our amazing wine judge Matthew Kaner. We can’t wait to hear about how he got started in the wine industry and what he’s been working on!  From Wine Enthusiast Magazine 40 under 40 Tastemaker to Sommelier of the Year to hosting and producing SOMM TV and creating his company […]

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Irish Whiskey 101

With St. Patrick’s Day Right around the corner, we wanted to dive into Irish Whisky! The word “whiskey” or “whisky” literally comes from the Irish phrase, “water of life,” as Irish whiskey was one of the earliest distilled drinks in Europe in the 12th century.  Once the most popular spirit in the world, Irish Whisky […]