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The One Thing Every Wine Lover Should Know About Wine

Ryan Opaz | Posted 01.26.2016 | Taste
Ryan Opaz

Wine is seen as something to figure out. Here's a secret: There is nothing to figure out. The more we make consumers afraid that they picked the wrong wine, the more we are doing a shitty job of selling wine overall.

What We Talk About When We Talk About Booze: Rum Edition

Tony Sachs | Posted 01.17.2016 | Taste
Tony Sachs

So in one of my more inspired moments, I decided to get a few friends together to drink with me -- and talk about what we were drinking. And these friends just happened to be some of the brightest lights in the world of booze.

"The Zezimas' 2015 Christmas Letter"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 12.22.2015 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

By Jerry Zezima Since I am in the holiday spirit (and, having just consumed a mug of hot toddy, a glass of eggnog and a nip of cheer, the holiday spi...

How to Mix Spirits and Spirituality

Ruby Warrington | Posted 12.16.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Ruby Warrington

I'll be drinking alcohol tonight and pretty much every night now until the new year. Happy holidays! But in two weeks' time, I can pretty much guarant...

The Gift of Great Spirits for the Holidays

John Mariani | Posted 12.15.2015 | Taste
John Mariani

A lot of wonderful new, often one-of-a-kind new spirits come on the market in time for the holidays. Here are some any imbiber would be delighted to receive as a gift.

Reclaim Samhain (Halloween) With These Recipes and Instructions

Rachael Quinn Egan | Posted 10.30.2015 | Parents
Rachael Quinn Egan

Halloween reminds us that we are fragile mortals, and that we must cling to each other like life depends on it, because it does.

Drink Pairings for 21 Halloween Costumes

VinePair | Posted 10.20.2015 | Taste
VinePair

This Post Originally Appeared On VinePair. Halloween is quite possibly the greatest social event there is. What other time of year can a bunch of adu...

A Paranormal Investigation Yields Bizarre Experiences at the David Oman House

Annabel Osberg | Posted 10.12.2015 | Weird News
Annabel Osberg

Having witnessed phony paranormal activity contrived by means of practical effects at various Halloween haunt events over the past few weeks, I was thrilled to be invited to a real paranormal investigation at an actual haunted house.

Argentina Finally Gets Its Gin

Daniel Altman | Posted 10.07.2015 | Taste
Daniel Altman

What do you get when you combine that most English of spirits with that most Argentine of drinks? A gin made with mate, of course. That's right, Argen...

Does Pouring Cheap Vodka Through A Filter Actually Work?

Food52 | Posted 08.26.2015 | HuffPost Home
Food52

If you ever went to a frat party in college, you most likely encountered cheap vodka. It's named something generically Russian, comes in a plastic bottle, and is often poured into a vat of Jungle Juice. We've all been there.

It's a Big Boozy Round-Up! Reviews of New Gin, Rum, Mezcal, Pisco & Lots of Whiskey

Tony Sachs | Posted 08.03.2015 | Taste
Tony Sachs

Hopefully this little grab-bag may pique your interest in mezcal when you really checked in to read about the new Jack Daniel's expression.

Martin Miller's Gin -- The Spirit of Iceland

GAYOT.com | Posted 07.30.2015 | Travel
GAYOT.com

Iceland's true allure lies in its wide-open fjords, stunning glaciers, majestic waterfalls and Martian-like lava fields. Horseback riding through the lava landscape is a great way to see the sites, or you can drink in the view from the many outdoor hot tubs.

5 Best Bourbons

GAYOT.com | Posted 06.12.2015 | Taste
GAYOT.com

Today, the whiskey can be produced anywhere in America, so long as it's made with at least 51 percent corn and aged in charred oak barrels. However, the best bourbons go above and beyond the minimum requirement, offering complex, thoughtful blends that are sometimes aged upwards of 20 years.

10 Hottest Bourbon Bars Across The U.S.

Zagat | Posted 05.20.2015 | Taste
Zagat

These 10 bars will keep your glass filled with the good stuff.

Drink Me Now: Go Green With Pistachios

Liquor.com | Posted 05.20.2015 | Taste
Liquor.com

This earthy-colored nut isn't just a nutritious and delicious bar snack.

Drink Me Now: Corn Is the Surprising New Ingredient

Liquor.com | Posted 05.19.2015 | Taste
Liquor.com

The juicing craze has left no shortage of cocktails loaded with vegetables. From kale and carrots to beets and celery, most sections of the grocery store's produce aisle have ample representation. But what about corn?

The Best Low-Calorie Mixers to Use Now

Liquor.com | Posted 06.17.2015 | Taste
Liquor.com

Drinking healthy to most people means vodka sodas, the occasional glass of wine and no beer. B-O-R-I-N-G.

The Lavish Booze And Amazing Stories Inside NYC's Rare Spirits Salon (PHOTOS)

Travel + Leisure | Posted 03.13.2015 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

Fair warning: A tumbler can top out at a couple thousand bucks.

5 Best Cognacs for the Money

GAYOT.com | Posted 04.28.2015 | Taste
GAYOT.com

Despite its relative rarity, there are noteworthy, reasonably priced Cognacs to be found.

Order It Like Beckham: David Beckham Gives Haig Club a Proper US Debut

Duane Wells | Posted 04.01.2015 | Travel
Duane Wells

With his career as a professional footballer behind him, Beckham clearly has no intention of fading into the shadows of his vaunted career on the pitch.

HennyPalooza: The Party That Twitter Can't Get Enough Of

Choyce Miller | Posted 03.02.2015 | Black Voices
Choyce Miller

When I heard there was an event called HennyPalooza that was taking the East Coast by storm, I was intrigued enough to expose my liver to the madness. I also made it clear to the people in my life that the tree wasn't the only thing getting lit this holiday season, so why not?

The Past, Neat or On The Rocks: Glenfiddich Recreates a Seminal Single Malt

Tony Sachs | Posted 03.01.2015 | Taste
Tony Sachs

We're living in a golden age for liquor -- let's just get that out of the way first. There's more quality booze being made by more people in more pla...

10 Revealing Predictions for What You'll Be Drinking in 2015

Liquor.com | Posted 02.28.2015 | Taste
Liquor.com

These 2015 predictions include upscale shots, more flexibility in cocktails and even robot bartenders -- plus a few wishful speculations just for fun.

5 of the Most Bizarre Alcoholic Drinks in the World

Liquor.com | Posted 02.28.2015 | Taste
Liquor.com

It's not hard to imagine how one of our ancestors may have discovered the intoxicating effects of a decomposed batch of grapes left in a container for too long. But how do you explain such oddities as baby mouse wine or three-penis liquor?

New Booze To Help You Survive The Holiday Season (They Make Good Gifts, Too)

Tony Sachs | Posted 01.28.2015 | Taste
Tony Sachs

They make fine holiday gifts, of course, but more importantly, they serve as excellent liquid courage for you for the next month, whether you're dealing with the first slush of the year or you've gotten one too many cheesy photo cards from relatives you haven't thought about since you got their last cheesy card.