July 8, 2011
louisa belle

Louisa Belle is a 7-year-old wine-testing bloodhound that saves her owners, Daniel Fischl and...

July 8, 2011
breaking the bottle

"Breaking the Bottle" by Mark Reigelman II is an exhibition currently running at the...

July 7, 2011
Uncle Teddy Ad

Last month, I covered the first ad in the "Summer Time is Pepsi Time" campaign, and Pepsi...

July 7, 2011
bee honeycomb

This classic Prohibition Era cocktail is the perfect combination of sweet and sour. Using a down-...

July 6, 2011

Summer and sippin' go hand-in-hand. But high-cal, sugar-laden sodas, juices and anything ending...

July 5, 2011
beer bottles

The new trend in the fast food industry is serving alcoholic beverages with your meal. This aims to...

July 5, 2011
Sung Ji-Hyun

Korean artist Sung Ji-Hyun is behind this series of blinged-out beverages. Each beverage container...

July 4, 2011
coffee beans

You may think I'm exaggerating, but really, as a coffee enthusiast (years of training/practice...

July 3, 2011
Watermelon

Watermelon Bloody Mary A summertime twist on this classic cocktail. Minted Watermelon Cooler The...

June 4, 2011
Margarita

These four tequila cocktails are easy classics that can be adapted to make large batches for...

June 1, 2011
Pear Cosmo Jelly Shot

When you hear the term "Jell-O shot", what comes to mind? Maybe college parties,...

May 31, 2011
limoncello

Years ago, I spent a lovely weekend with friends in a tiny cabin we rented on a picturesque lemon...

May 11, 2011
Man Opens Champagne Bottle Using Wine Glass

Who hasn't done this for all their friends? The video is over two years old, but somehow the...

April 14, 2011
Thirsty Thursday: Gin Now Kosher for Passover!

Check out the new designation! Who wants a martini? Thanks to Distillery No. 209 in San Francisco...

February 14, 2011
beer

During the past week, several stories have emerged about new and unique beers. Sadly, you'll...

September 29, 2010
clos de nouys sparkling vouvray

You would think a guy who wrote a blog called Sparkling Vouvray for the past six years would have...

September 15, 2010
corsican vermentino

 I've tasted (drank) loads of wines but what I what I love about this business is that I...

September 8, 2010
alma negra wine argentina

 Monday was such a bummer. It was a full-on, stereotypical Seattle day: soul-crushing gray...

September 5, 2010
blackberries

 I was at my local farmers market and bumped into a friend who informed me that there is going...

August 25, 2010
tasmanian sparkling wine

 I get so bored with the wines I am normally presented with at work. Napa Cab? Yawn. Another...

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