The Adventures of George

The Adventures of George

Eggnog by Tony Abou-Ganim

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VIDEO: Smirnoff Flavors

There are lots of drinks everybody can make with Smirnoff Flavors.

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Spotlight On

Take 5

Take 5

“Being a winemaker is a blend of art and science. It is mainly science, but the artistic dimension is so fun — it’s instinct, using your palate much in the way that you use your imagination.” — Winemaker Elizabeth Vianna Elizabeth is the winemaker for the heralded Chimney Rock Winery in the Stag’s Leap District […]

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Mircobrewing

Sam Adams: Brewing the American Dream

Sam Adams: Brewing the American Dream

About a decade ago, a group of Samuel Adams employees volunteered to paint a local community center.

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Cocktails

Cold Weather Cocktails

Cold Weather Cocktails

As the weather turns from the heat of summer to a chilly fall and the cold snap of winter, cocktail menus follow their own evolution from light, bright citrus and fresh “green” flavors to the darker, earthier and warmer flavors found on fall and winter menus. For many, autumn and winter flavors may bring to […]

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Travel

Making the Rounds

Making the Rounds

A week long visit in October to the glorious Napa Valley, California’s famous wine-growing region during Fall Harvest, or “Crush” as it’s commonly referred to, was an exhilarating time for me, as it is for everyone in the wine world. I had long hoped to experience this meticulous process firsthand and to soak up as […]

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Crossword

Crossword Puzzle

Crossword Puzzle

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Crossword Answers

Crossword – Answers

Crossword - Answers

ACROSS 6     Water of Life 7     Turley 8     Spatburgunder 10       Russian 11       Three 16       Sangiovese 17       Kim 20       Pure Pot Still 22       Blood 23       Cava 24       Cabernet Sauvignon 27       Highlands 28       Palomino 30       Allegra 31       Trocken 32       Malting 33  […]

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Spirits

Frozen Assets

Frozen Assets

Frozen Assets how ice finally returned to a place of prominence in the American drinking scene.

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Culinary

Bourbon Holiday Pie Recipes

Bourbon Holiday Pie Recipes

Lots of chefs have found bourbon to be a versatile ingredient no matter what they are preparing, with pies being no exception.

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Health

Which Is Healthier:
Marijuana or Alcohol?

Which Is Healthier: Marijuana or Alcohol?

The health benefits of cannabis are compared to alcohol to determine which (mostly) legal high comes out on top.

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Legal

How low will the NTSB go with legal blood alcohol limit?

How low will the NTSB go with legal blood alcohol limit?

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is on a mission to lower the legal drunk driving limit to .05. For a 120 pound woman, that would spell jail time for having just one drink and then driving.

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New Product

SMIRNOFF Sours

SMIRNOFF Sours

Forget sweet. Forget spicy. It’s all about sour this fall.

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Spirit News

Spirits Companies Encounter More Competition in U.S. Vodka Market

Spirits Companies Encounter More Competition in U.S. Vodka Market

The leading vodka brands in the United States are losing their buzz as craft distillers and other alcoholic drinks infringe on their turf.

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