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California Wine: Napa Versus Sonoma

August 28, 2015

It’s time to stop messing around, Napa and Sonoma. You’ve been confusing us all for far too long. Between your charming wineries, …

Wine

This Is Why The Bloody Mary Is The Quintessential Airport Drink

August 27, 2015

In a promo for his new Comedy Central Show “Why? with Hannibal Buress,” the comedian asks a simple question—something along the lines …

Airports

Quiz: Discover Your White Wine Palate

Wine can be sweet or dry, acidic or mild, heavy or light. The style you enjoy all depends on your own individual taste preferences. The best way to …

Wine

Starbucks Is About To Unleash 3,000 Wine Bars On America. We Tried One.

@in_vino_nyc August 25, 2015

This past Wednesday, a Starbucks in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, attempted to slide into the borough’s cool kids club with …

Starbucks

8 Intoxicating Honeymoon Drinks to Relive That Incredible Trip

August 26, 2015

You know the phrase: the honeymoon’s over. Technically, it means a couple leaves behind the beach chairs and tanning oil of their first …

Cocktails

These Are The Cocktails The Disney Princesses Would Drink

@aleezabeeza August 26, 2015

Who among us doesn’t love the Disney princesses? These ladies face so many challenges (jealous step-relatives, imminent …

Drinking

The United States Of Chinese Food

Wander into any town in the U.S., no matter how small and remote, and you’re likely to find at least one Chinese restaurant. In fact, there are more …

How Wine Bricks Saved The U.S. Wine Industry During Prohibition

@adamteeter August 24, 2015

When Prohibition finally went into effect on January 16, 1920, those who owned American vineyards for the sole purpose of …

Wine

MAPS: The States That Drink The Most Wine, Beer & Spirits

@joshtext August 24, 2015

The National Institutes of Health recently published updated state drinking data — which means it’s time to take a look at …

Drinking

Animated Map: America's Disappearing Bars (2000 - 2013)

Since 2000, America has been through two recessions, the first sparked by the dot-com implosion and the second spurred by the global financial …

Maps

The Veneto Region: Home of Venice and Some of the Most Prevalent Wines

@in_vino_nyc August 20, 2015

Welcome to the sexiest part of Italy, The Veneto, home to the former Venetian Republic that ruled this part of the world …

Wine

The 11 American Wineries With Breathtaking Views

@aleezabeeza August 19, 2015

Life inherently becomes more beautiful just by sipping a glass of wine, but imagine enjoying some vino while taking in a …

Wine

DIY Cocktail: Spiked Lemonade Bar [Recipe]

@beautifulbooze August 18, 2015

Natalie Migliarini is a mixologist, cocktail stylist, photographer, and recipe developer based out of Seattle, WA. She …

Recipes

The Ultimate Guide To Booze At Fast Food Chains [INFOGRAPHIC]

@VinePair August 17, 2015

If you read VinePair, you know that we love to pair cheap fast food with fine wines. Since no fast food chain in America …

Food

How To Give The Perfect Bottle Of Wine To Mark A Birth Year Or Anniversary

@adamteeter August 17, 2015

One of the coolest gifts you could have been given as a child isn’t that lego set you played with for a few weeks before …

Wine

15 Famous & Fascinating Historic New York Restaurant Menus & Wine Lists

@joshtext August 17, 2015

New York City has a rich culinary history, owing both to its age and the waves of immigrants who have settled there over the …

Restaurants

Why Do We Put Vodka In The Freezer, But Not Whiskey?

Why don't we put whiskey in the freezer?If you have a well-stocked home (and by well-stocked, we mean full of booze), you might keep bottles of vodka …

Liquor

Pairing Olive Garden Breadstick Sandwiches With Damilano Barolo

@adamteeter August 14, 2015

Fast Food & Fine Wine #7: Olive Garden Breadstick Sandwiches With Damilano Barolo

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Olive Garden

First Date Drinking Do's and Dont's

@cobloom August 14, 2015

On a first date, there are about a million different decisions you face. Obviously, first and foremost is where to go. I …

Drinking

Creative Cocktail: Blackberry Fig Smash [Recipe]

@beautifulbooze August 12, 2015

Natalie Migliarini is a mixologist, cocktail stylist, photographer, and recipe developer based out of Seattle, WA. She …

Recipes

In The '60s Heineken Tried To Solve The World's Housing Problems With Beer Bottles

@aleezabeeza August 10, 2015

Being socially just has practically become a trend. That certainly isn’t a bad thing. After all, even if large …

Beer

What Happens to Grapes When Smoke From Nearby Wildfires Hit A Vineyard?

Fighting wildfires in California.It seems obvious that wildfires in a vineyard would be detrimental to the grape yield, but what about smoke from …

Wine

Tested: The 5 Best Simple Sangria Recipes

@adamteeter August 7, 2015

One sip of Sangria and you’re automatically transported to Spain. The perfect celebratory cocktail, especially in warmer …

Recipes

Chenin Blanc Makes an Audacious U.S. Return

After 20 years in which the repertoire of American winemakers seemed to have dwindled to a half-dozen grapes, endlessly repeated, the last decade has been one of intrepid exploration. Myriad grapes once deemed unworthy or too esoteric have been rediscovered and revived by winemakers seeking to make …

Wine

Too Tempting Melon Spiked Popsicles [Recipe]

@beautifulbooze August 6, 2015

Natalie Migliarini is a mixologist, cocktail stylist, photographer, and recipe developer based out of Seattle, WA. She …

Recipes

Wine Makes You Smart, Creative And Attractive [Infographic]

@VinePair August 5, 2015

Chances are, if you’re reading this you’re already a devout #WineLover. But beyond vino just being plain delicious, it also …

Wine

Living The Dream: 9 Incredible Tuscan Escapes On Airbnb

August 5, 2015

Tuscany is known for its lavish landscape, mouthwatering olive oil, unique artistic legacy, and most importantly its abundance of wine. …

Airbnb

Experts Share 10 Essential BYO Wine Tips

How to bring your own wine.

Sommeliers are experts at serving wine in restaurants. But they also know how to better enjoy wine in other settings, …

Wine

Campania Wine Guide & Map: Land Of Stunning Affordable White Wine

@in_vino_nyc August 4, 2015

Ancient Campania: this was the playground of the Roman elite. It’s home to Naples, stunning coastlines and the birthplace …

Italy