Drinks

Serious sipping

It seems like the past 15-plus years have brought an explosion in the sipping tequila market. The quality houses for these delicious libations, which...

Fall Wine: A Field Guide

By late August, our rituals of summer drinking — high SPFs and low ABVs—have begun to unravel. Our susceptibility to festive millennial branding, at...

Spiritualized: The Making of Martha Stoumen

There are certain places where the English language falls short. Wine is such a place. How to describe its aroma? No English speaker seems...

Leila Gardner and Her Cocktail Caravan

There’s nothing worse than being out, ordering a drink you’re really excited to try, and getting served the equivalent of a watered-down, syruped-up, overpriced...

Organic-plus

As any produce shopper will tell you, the USDA Organic sticker is hard to miss. In fact, it might be one of the most...

The Sip: Wild and Regal – The California Alps Are Alive

I’m just going to come out and say it: Americans are flavor wimps. While Europeans are off enjoying the good life with their delightfully bitter...

Sip: Brisk and life-affirming white zinfandels

If oats can be milk, then rosé can be an act of protest. Hear me out. Last summer a friend came to me for wine help....

The Sip: A Field Guide to Orange Wine

It’s said that the best wines flirt with faults. This could be the motto for orange wine, which luxuriates in the flavors and textures...

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