Making The Case For Schnapps (Once Again)Listen now (25 min) | Schnapps Week continues! Listen to our classic, epic podcast tasting of schnapps and eau de vie, read my tasting guide, and enjoy…
Thoughts on fine spirits during a week when the maker of Pappy Van Winkle is sued for fraud for its ubiquitous, low-end cinnamon swill.
No, probably not. But let's discuss anyway.
First the Aperol Spritz, then the Negroni Sbagliato, and now the Kir Royale. It's the sparkling cocktail's world and we're just living in it. Here are a…
If you're not drinking reds from the Canary Islands, this afternoon would be a great time to start.
In which we continue our conversation about light reds by stopping to consider Noma's impact on wine culture. Plus: Alpine red picks.
Grignolino, hard to pronounce, is a light red that challenges you. In the best way possible.
Kicking off our celebration of light red wines as we gaze into the crystal ball for 2023.

December 2022

A wrap-up of noteworthy wines that I tasted this year. Plus, a Bloody Mary variation to nurse you through New Year's Day.
Austria rotgipfler and zierfandler, like roasted chestnuts, evoke nostalgia for a time you've never known. Plus: Make this soup during this holiday cold…
It's honestly not as difficult to get off the beaten path as you've been led to believe.
It's time to celebrate with a recap of the year's best drinking.