spirits

alcohol

Wholesalers Are Stockpiling Wine in Fears that Brexit Will Spike Wine Prices

Drowning our sorrows in reasonably-priced French wine might become a thing of the past. Great!
Ruby Lott-Lavigna
1.11.19
Booze

Sourcing High-End Booze For a Living Is Less Fun than it Sounds

For all the rare finds, there are a lot of dead-end leads, long talks with pensioners, and convincing people he's not just “another douchebag.”
Eric Kingrea
10.9.18
alcohol

English National Opera Bans Water Bottles After Patrons Smuggle Vodka In

Nothing like a shot of straight liquor to liven up 'The Magic Flute'.
Ruby Lott-Lavigna
10.2.18
alcohol

Petty Wetherspoons to Remove Jägermeister From Pubs in the Name of Brexit

Goodbye Jägermeister, hello “Strika.”
Ruby Lott-Lavigna
9.12.18
drinking

We Looked Into Whether Cheap Alcohol Gives You a Worse Hangover

There have been surprisingly few studies on the ingredients and production methods that define different brands of alcohol.
Mark Hay
7.2.18
alcohol

This Bordeaux-Made Vodka May Change Your Mind About the Spirit

Sauvelle is made from wheat and distilled in Bordeaux. And French winemakers can’t get their heads around it.
Ruby Lott-Lavigna
5.4.18
Booze

These Japanese Bars Infuse Their Booze with Snakes, Mushrooms, and Bugs

Japanese mixologists are reviving the ancient art of house-made spirits and infusions, some of which claim to help you look hotter, sleep better, or party without fear of a hangover.
Diana Hubbell
7.17.17
Booze

This Hawaiian Distillery Wants to Save the Islands' Sugarcane

KōHana Hawaiian Agricole Rum relies on heirloom cane that's on the brink of extinction.
Natalie B. Compton
6.12.17
tequila

How the Jalisco Highlands Are Reshaping Tequila’s Reputation

Terroir is just as important to tequila as it is to wine, and agave that grows at a high elevation produces a smoother tequila with more tropical flavors.
Natalie B. Compton
4.11.17
mexico

The Art of Drinking Mezcal Made from Wild Agave

As its name suggests, wild agave isn't cultivated like the plants used to make most of the mezcal out there—and drinking mezcal made from it is a whole new experience.
Natalie B. Compton
3.8.17
Booze

Meet the Scientist in Charge of Jägermeister’s Secret Recipe

"No, the world will never run out of Jägermeister."
Barbara Woolsey
3.6.17
Booze

LA's Arts District Is Swimming in Craft Vodka

The neighbourhood has bucked the nation’s whiskey trend, with a number of distilleries putting out premium vodka.
Natalie B. Compton
2.23.17
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