One of the hottest trends this year has been Water Cocktails! You may ask, what is a water cocktail? I had that same question when I first heard the term.
National Coffee Day: It's time to get your buzz on and for once we don't mean with booze ... OK, so coffee and booze make a good pair
Recently, I had the honor of judging not one but two events. Needless to say, I was thrilled with the opportunities and learned so much.
For any of you movie buffs, the 1976 battle between French wines and their upstart American counterparts entitled the "Judgment of Paris" was chronicled in the highly fictionalized movie Bottleshock. While Bottleshock was certainly entertaining and spotlighted the super cute Chris Pine, it didn't exactly stick to the story. If you are interested in how the tale actually unfolded, pick up George Tabor's Judgment of Pari
Each September marks Bourbon Heritage Month. While there are other spirits with connections to America - think colonial rum and apple brandy - no spirit is as quintessentially American as bourbon. Bourbon is an amber colored whiskey that must be made from a mash consisting of a majority of corn, matured in charred American oak barrels and bottled at no less than 80 proof.
Rose Courvoisier recently celebrated its first year anniversary as a product. That's not bad for a new product release in the ever competitive spirit space these days. It seems like new products are being released weekly, if not daily. It's hard to keep up. Rose Courvoisier is a liqueur at 18% alcohol by volume (versus the Courvoisier cognac that clocks in at a much heavier 36%) that was created by blending Courvoisier cognac and red wine.