How Fire Has Shaped California?s Wine Industry


The wildfires in Napa and Sonoma are only the most recent fires to hurt the state?s wineries.

 

Why Dan Aykroyd?s Wine Cellar Is Empty


The legendary actor and funny man talks about his signature cocktails, his favorite bars, and why he keeps running out of vino.

 

How To Drink Like Garbage?s Shirley Manson


Garbage is back on tour, and we got lead singer Shirley Manson to reveal the band?s favorite cocktails.

 

The Rum-Soaked History of Pirates and Sailors


On July 31, 1970—47 years ago come Monday—Britain’s Royal Navy issued its last daily rum ration.

 

Vatican Priests and Nuns Are Drowning In Wine


The Vatican has the highest per capita consumption of wine and it has nothing to do with holy mass.

 

Trump Wine is built on acres of lies


The GOP frontrunner’s claim that he owns ‘the largest winery on the East Coast’ is not true when it comes down to the amount of wine he makes.

 

How Gin Became The Meth of 18th Century England


Today, the gin and tonic seems such a safe, civilized concoction. But when gin first hit England it caused a swathe of drunken destruction.

 

The Black Women Leading South Africa’s Wine Revolution


For many years, South Africa’s blacks were excluded from wine-drinking, as well as wine-making. Now, companies like Seven Sisters are blazing a revolutionary trail.

 

Dinner At Nitehawk Cinema: ?christmas Vacation? And A Beer In A Pear Tree


Called the Sausage Flying Saucer, the dish came just as Clark Griswold flew down a hill on a ?non-caloric, silicon-based kitchen lubricant coated saucer sled.?

 

Wine Books You Will Actually Want to Read


The best books about wine.

 
 
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