We've asked a lot of questions of rum this week. Here are some recommendations and recipes.
How "The Rum Tasting of the Century" and a 200-year-old rum led me to question the spirit's problematic legacy.
Jason Wilson
Rum is delicious and wonderful, cocktails like the daiquiri and the mojito are fun...but rum's legacy of colonialism, racism, poverty, and exploitation…
Jason Wilson
The bourbon-ification of Armagnac is a terrible trend.
Jason Wilson
Thoughts on "faults," perfection, and drinkability while shucking peas.
Jason Wilson
Is Soave Classico really one of Italy's best whites? Are fresh spring peas better than frozen?
Jason Wilson
Our man in Madrid reports that Spanish vermouth is so good, you'll want to drink it on its own.
Meticulously-aged and history-dense, this dry and delicious fortified wine is dying. Can wine nerds save it?
Beth Comatos
Port, sherry, and vermouth are all weird, underappreciated drinks that not many people understand. So the Everyday Drinking gang takes a deep dive into…
How a beet dish rekindled my affection for pink wine.
Jason Wilson
A tale of two (very different) low-intervention South African Chenin Blancs, and the difficult, confusing, and (at times) disappointing journey to find…
Beth Comatos
Special Fingers Lakes ciders for paid subscribers only
Jason Wilson