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The Ultimate Scotch Lovers Trip

Perfect for Father’s Day, Chivas Regal is offering a once in a lifetime journey to Scotland for two. The $120,000 week-long trip includes:

    First class airfare, helicopter and ground transportation
    Lodging, a private mansion with a full-service staff, world-class hospitality
    Privately prepared meals from one of Scotland’s most acclaimed chefs
    A round of golf at the World famous St. Andrew’s Link
    An intimate dinner with the Duke of Argyll at his home, Inveraray Castle (a

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Sex and the City Cocktails

Sex and the City: The Movie hits the theaters today, so what would be more appropriate than a whole bunch of fun cocktails to go along with the premier?

 
The Classics

Cosmopolitan
Flirtini

 
 
The Girls

SKYY Vodka created this quartet of cocktails, each named for one of the fab four.

    Carrie
    Samantha
    Miranda
    Charlotte

The Cosmos

Ocean Spray gets into the cocktail game with four unique cocktails. Each evokes a bit our heroines.

Mr. Big

Sex and the City isn’t all about the girls. Cinzano made sure that us guys were not forgotten in all the excitement around the fab four. Courtesy of Cinzano.… Read more

America’s Most Sparkling City

[yellow tail] wines recently unveiled the top 10 nominees for “America’s Most Sparkling City,” a contest “designed to uncover the most animated, brilliant, lively and vivacious city in the United States,” said Mark Lyle, vice president of marketing for [yellow tail] wines. “We thought honoring the cities across the United States that make Americans feel the most ‘switched on’ would be a fun way to remind them to ‘always sparkle.’”

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SF Cocktail Week 2008

Cocktail Week in San Francisco was kicked off tonight with a party at Harry Denton’s Starlight Room atop the Sir Francis Drake Hotel. The bartenders in this historically swank spot.

The bartenders were pouring Cable Cars, Martinez and other local cocktails for all who could make it to the 21st floor. The first two drinks were courtesy of the sponsors—freaking awesome! Even some cool swag, yes booze, a shaker and othyer fun cocktail items.

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Garden Creek Vineyards

On Saturday, I was invited to Garden Creek Vineyard to celebrate the release of their 2003 vintage. The family owned winery is one of the first fully-sustainable wineries in California. Our hosts Karin, Justin, Elsa, and Leif make some wonderful wine on this Alexander Valley Ranch. A setting so perfect, it almost makes me want to leave the city. Almost.

Karin tells us a bit more about the wine. Press Play.

Garden Creek Vineyards

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Boston Says No to Bottle Service

In a reversal of the fast-growing trend, Boston has banned bottle service.

Most people see bottle service with VIP treatment at a hot club in a big city a special treat and a perk of being able to afford spendy bottles of booze. But one Boston official disagrees and is cracking down on the clubs that offer bottle service to their clients. His argument? That the price of the bottle causes patrons to feel they

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Revolution – Las Vegas

Revolution is my favorite club in Vegas. It is intimate, Beatles retro sheik and located right in the heart of the Mirage. Since we were staying at the Mirage, the location is ideal, just a short stumble to the room elevators!

I liked Revolution so much that I went twice. My last night in Vegas was a party hosted by PINK Vodka at Revolution. What a great bunch of folks.

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Derby Day Omakase

Today marks the 134 running of the Kentucky Derby, the most exciting 2 minutes in sports. To celebrate, we have links from around the web.

    The official Kentucky Derby Site – News, Videos and Wagering
    The Early Times Mint Julep – the Official Drink of the Kentucky Derby
    Kentucky Derby Cocktails from Crown Royal
    Our Mint Julep Recipe
    7 things you should know about the Kentucky Derby
    How read the racing form
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The Perfect Mint Julep

Just in time for the derby, this involved, but oh so worth it julep recipe comes to us form the folks at Maker’s Mark. I think they know a bit about mint juleps.

Ingredients

    1 liter Makers Mark
    Lots of fresh spearmint
    Distilled water
    Granulated sugar
    Powdered sugar

Directions

This recipe is involved but worth it. If you must skip # 1, mint extract can be purchased at the local grocery.

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