Wine, Beer & Spirits Reads from VinePair

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The Differences Between Champagne, Prosecco & Cava [INFOGRAPHIC]

@VinePair Never Miss A Story:<p>1 minute Read<p>For a long time Champagne was the only “good” sparkling wine that most Americans drank. Those days are long …

Prosecco

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

1 minute Read<p>When an airline talks about “improvements” and “innovation,” they’re usually referring to a frightening ability to cram more and more …

Beer

Pineapple Mezcal Sour [Recipe]

@beautifulbooze Never Miss A Story:<p>Natalie Migliarini is a mixologist, cocktail stylist, photographer, and recipe developer based out of Seattle, WA. …

Recipes

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

Never Miss A Story:<p>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 …

Beer

10 White Sangria Recipes For A Refreshing Summer Season

Never Miss A Story:<p>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 …

Recipes

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

@VinePair SPONSORED<p>1 minute Read<p>Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, Birthdays, National Splurge Day (June 18th!) — it’s always someone’s day. Let’s make …

Wine & Spirits

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

Never Miss A Story:<p>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 …

Drinking

New Mexico Is The Most Enchanting Destination In America For IPA

Never Miss A Story:<p>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 …

Food & Dining

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

@VinePair Never Miss A Story:<p>1 minute Read<p>Fish with wine seems simple enough, it’s always gotta be white, right? Well not exactly, some seafood does …

Seafood

The 6 Best White Wines For Red Wine Drinkers

@takeittocourt Never Miss A Story:<p>Courtney Schiessl is a Brooklyn-based sommelier, wine writer, and consultant. Her work has been featured in Drink …

A South Korean Company Launched An Ice Cream That Cures Hangovers

1 minute Read<p>South Koreans, if you don’t know, are some of the world’s heaviest drinkers. Jinro Soju, a popular local spirit, is by far the world’s …

Here’s Why You Should Be Hosting A Kaiseki Party

Never Miss A Story:<p>2 minute Read<p>There are many things we’re getting wrong about Japanese culture. Foremost, probably stop buying sushi at a …

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

@in_vino_nyc Never Miss A Story:<p>3 minute Read<p>There are many indications of quality on wine labels. In Burgundy we see Grand Cru or Premier Cru …

Drinking

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

1 minute Read<p>As canned craft beer explodes in popularity, the old problem of six-pack rings has started to come back into play. According to …

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

1 minute Read<p>With late frosts in Chablis, the Côte d’Or, and the Côte Chalonnaise in France threatening the regions’ famous vineyards, winemakers are …

Wine & Spirits

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

@VinDeitch Never Miss A Story:<p>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 …

Rosé

To Brita Or Not To Brita (Your Cheap Vodka)

Never Miss A Story:<p>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, …

Michigan Makes Wine, And This Is The Month To Celebrate

Never Miss A Story:<p>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 …

What Do Your Favorite '90s Cereal Mascots Drink?

@chadeschman Never Miss A Story:<p>4 minute Read<p>There was once a magical era, glazed with golden sugar and dotted with brightly-colored marshmallows. …

Perfect Wine Pairings With 8 Popular Take-Out Options

Pairing Wine With 8 Popular Take-Out OptionsThere are certain nights of the week when cooking just isn’t an option. You’re exhausted, and the last …

Food & Dining

The VinePair Podcast

Listen & Subscribe<p>In the first season, VinePair travels to northern California, upstate New York, Ireland, Brooklyn, and beyond. We take a hard look …

Podcasting

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

Never Miss A Story:<p>2 minute Read<p>Come March 17th, many of us who don’t normally go for stout will be clutching bottles and cans of Guinness for dear …

Food

They Feast on the Vines of Chianti, the Swine

GAIOLE IN CHIANTI, Italy — Fences are rising. There is talk of a brutal and destructive insurgency, invasions and a slaughter that could include hundreds of thousands in the years ahead.<p>If that sounds something like a war, the battlefield is the prized vineyards of Chianti, Italy’s vaunted wine …

Chianti

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

@chadeschman Never Miss A Story:<p>4 minute Read<p>It’s a cold, misty night. The moon casts a pale glow over the land. You’re feeling introspective, …

Wine & Spirits

Meyer Lemon Chamomile Cocktail [RECIPE]

Never Miss A Story:<p>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 …

Recipes

4 Reasons Brewery Taprooms Are The Best Places On Earth

@WillGordonAgain Never Miss A Story:<p>Will Gordon lives with his wife and cat in Cambridge, Mass., where he mostly just eats, drinks, and writes about …

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

@adamteeter Never Miss A Story:<p>2 minute Read<p>Chances are high that at some point in time, you’ve come across a boilermaker, the classic drink that is …

Beer

Building Braven Brewing #2: Brewing Beer Without A Brewery

@adamteeter February 26, 2016<p>About two years ago, Braven Brewing was a brewery that was beginning to make a name for itself in craft beer circles. …

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

The Boston Globe<p>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 brewers or their wholesalers want.<p>In November, when details of Anheuser-Busch InBev’s BUD, +0.08% proposed purchase of SABMiller were first …

Beer