Wine, Beer & Spirits Reads from VinePair

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The Differences Between Champagne, Prosecco & Cava [INFOGRAPHIC]

1 minute Read<p>For a long time Champagne was the only “good” sparkling wine that most Americans drank. Those days are long gone; today there’s a good …

KLM Is Launching The World's First In-Flight Draft Beer Service

KLM Is Launching The World’s First In-Flight Draft Beer Service<p>/ @VinePair<br>Updated on2016-07-08<p>When an airline talks about “improvements” and …

Pineapple Mezcal Sour [Recipe]

1 minute Read<p>This week’s cocktail – a spin on the traditional Pisco Sour – is influenced by a recent visit to Oaxaca, Mexico where I discovered the …

What Is Brettanomyces And What Is It Doing In My Beer?

3 minute Read<p>Here’s one science lesson worth the flop sweat and trembling limbs we used to get when we were asked to balance an equation or memorize …

10 White Sangria Recipes For A Refreshing Summer Season

3 minute Read<p>White sangria—the lesser step-cousin of the classic no longer. In fact, we dare say sangria is going to be the drink of the summer …

How To Have A Treat Yo' Self Day Every Day [INFOGRAPHIC]

How To Have A Treat Yo’ Self Day Every Day [INFOGRAPHIC]<p>1 minute Read<p>Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, Birthdays, National Splurge Day (June 18th!) — it’s …

In The Wake Of Orlando, The Significance Of Gay Bars And Dance Clubs Cannot Be Overstated

5 minute Read<p>On October 11, 1987, I visited my first gay bar: The Frat House, in Washington, D.C. I was 16 years old.<p>My fake ID said I was 22, …

New Mexico Is The Most Enchanting Destination In America For IPA

6 minute Read<p>It would be difficult to pinpoint a period, since the dawn of time, when food and beverage enthusiasts have had it better than they do …

Wine Pairings For 14 Of The Most Popular Seafood Dishes [Infographic]

1 minute Read<p>Fish with wine seems simple enough, it’s always gotta be white, right? Well not exactly, some seafood does well with a really delicious …

The 6 Best White Wines For Red Wine Drinkers

3 minute Read<p>It’s the picture of summer: the sun is out, shades are on, barbecue is sizzling, and it’s time to stretch out in the lounge chair with a …

A South Korean Company Launched An Ice Cream That Cures Hangovers

/ @VinePair<br>Updated on2016-05-23<p>South Koreans, if you don’t know, are some of the world’s heaviest drinkers. Jinro Soju, a popular local spirit, is by …

Here’s Why You Should Be Hosting A Kaiseki Party

2 minute Read<p>There are many things we’re getting wrong about Japanese culture. Foremost, probably stop buying sushi at a supermarket or drug store. …

What The Heck Is Old Vine Wine? Here's Everything You Need To Know

What The Heck Is Old Vine Wine? Here’s Everything You Need To Know<p>3 minute Read<p>There are many indications of quality on wine labels. In Burgundy we …

This Craft Brewery Invented Biodegradable Six-Pack Rings To Protect Wildlife

/ @VinePair<br>Updated on2016-05-16<p>As canned craft beer explodes in popularity, the old problem of six-pack rings has started to come back into play. …

Winemakers Are Lighting Fires In The Vineyards To Fight Frost In Chablis

/ @VinePair<br>Updated on2016-05-02<p>With late frosts in Chablis, the Côte d’Or, and the Côte Chalonnaise in France threatening the regions’ famous …

As Rosé Season Arrives, These 10 Wines Are A Cut Above

2 minute Read<p>Ah, rosé. For half a dozen years or so, blush wines have been the rage, popping up on store shelves in April and May like so many …

To Brita Or Not To Brita (Your Cheap Vodka)

2 minute Read<p>Lower rung vodka generally gets a knee-jerk bad rap. This is the stuff we mix with Red Bull or orange juice (and, historically, mix up …

Michigan Makes Wine, And This Is The Month To Celebrate

1 minute Read<p>Certain states are being paid attention to for certain…well, reasons, this spring. But here’s a really good reason to pay some special …

What Do Your Favorite '90s Cereal Mascots Drink?

What Do Your Favorite ’90s Cereal Mascots Drink?<p>4 minute Read<p>There was once a magical era, glazed with golden sugar and dotted with brightly-colored …

Perfect Wine Pairings With 8 Popular Take-Out Options

2 minute Read<p>There are certain nights of the week when cooking just isn’t an option. You’re exhausted, and the last thing you want to think about is …

The VinePair Podcast

VinePair brings you stories from the world of wine, beer, and spirits. It's not a mixology how-to, and it's definitely not a bunch of snobs fawning …

9 Ways To Eat Your Guinness This St. Patrick’s Day

9 Ways To Eat Your Guinness This St. Patrick’s Day<p>2 minute Read<p>Come March 17th, many of us who don’t normally go for stout will be clutching bottles …

The Mystery Of Charles Shaw. Better Known As Two Buck Chuck.

4 minute Read<p>It’s a cold, misty night. The moon casts a pale glow over the land. You’re feeling introspective, wistful…and very thirsty. The wine …

San Joaquin Valley

Meyer Lemon Chamomile Cocktail [RECIPE]

1 minute Read<p>As we head into the final stretch of winter and start to see hope for the sunny days of spring, I find myself craving a very particular …

4 Reasons Brewery Taprooms Are The Best Places On Earth

Brewery Taprooms Are The Best Places On Earth<p>3 minute Read<p>There was an article in last Sunday’s Portland Press Herald about local bar owners being …

The History Of The Boilermaker - Otherwise Known As A Shot And A Beer

The History Of The Boilermaker – Otherwise Known As A Shot And A Beer<p>2 minute Read<p>Chances are high that at some point in time, you’ve come across a …

Building Braven Brewing #2: Brewing Beer Without A Brewery

About two years ago, Braven Brewing was a brewery that was beginning to make a name for itself in craft beer circles. They had a logo, a website, …

Opinion: How craft beer became a ‘pay-for-play’ bad guy

Independent beer distribution is key to a diverse, fair marketplace that benefits both drinkers and brewers.<p>We just aren’t so sure that’s what …

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