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Tough Love For Lager

It was the summer of 1985, and my very first time in Germany, with exact whereabouts in the Alpine foothills of Bavaria lost to posterity, but the specific scene is still quite clear: A small...

6 White Wines Under $12

Vintage when used to refer to the quality of a particular year is always a source of debate and, ultimately, subjectivity. Often, too much is said about vintage, especially when it comes to value white...

Attention bartenders:

Start pushing bourbon, trust us… A recent study by Restaurant Sciences is getting the attention of bartenders, pointing to wine and beer drinkers typically leaving smaller tips than those drinking bourbon. Follow the link to read...

Barrel-aging cocktails at home requires a vessel, patience and good spirits

A new trend in bars is barrel-aged cocktails. Bartenders mix all the shelf-stable ingredients into a big batch, pour it into a barrel and age a few days to a few months. The result is...

Galt House invading Whiskey Row

Galt House owner/operator serves three shots of new business to Whiskey Row. Insider Louisville: Three new locally-owned restaurants will soon be filling out the rapidly-growing Whiskey Row on Main Street downtown. Al J. Schneider Company – owner/operator...

Two Downtown Vint Locations now Heine Brothers

Effective Monday, two downtown Vint Coffee locations, located at 516 W. Main St.t and 462 S. 4th St., have been converted to Heine Brothers Coffee. Heine Brothers merged with Vint in the Fall of 2011....

Easy Entertaining — Home for the Holidays

Holidays can be stressful. End-of-year entertaining can present special challenges that don't plague your average host during less hectic seasons. With the never-ending parade of office celebrations, neighborhood gatherings and family functions, holiday parties often seem...

The World’s Most Expensive, Oldest Cocktail Costs $8,835

Seriously, that's no typo. Nearly nine-grand for a drink. We like to get our cocktails on, but boy, that's serious coin for a few sips of cognac that predates this nation's founding! Still, it's an interesting story. Click...

Wine Spectator’s new WineRatings+ app now available in iTunes store

Want the quickest and easiest guide available to Wine Spectator’s rankings? The check out its WineRatings+ app at the iTunes store. It enables users to: • Explore Vintage Charts covering 55 of the world’s principal wine regions...

Old World Character with a New Age Spirit – Dumante Verdenoce

Have you tried Dumante, that ancient nutty liqueur sipped for ages in pistachio groves of Sicily? Don’t feel bad if you haven’t, because Dumante has only been out since Fall of 2007, although its rich,...

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