Booze News

Feast time! COCHON 555 trots into Los Angeles! Get your tix today!

Feast time! COCHON 555 trots into Los Angeles! Get your tix today!

COCHON 555 TROTS INTO LOS ANGELES WITH TWO EPIC DINNERS AND A WHO’S WHO LINEUP and sets course on a safer, more flavorful good food system, period! The country’s most talked about culinary competition returns with an epic 3-day feast showcasing some of the best bites and chefs and of the good food movement. The goal […]

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Beer News

Happy St. Paddy’s Day! Tracing the origin of green beer

Happy St. Paddy’s Day! Tracing the origin of green beer

It’s funny — Google “St. Patrick’s Day” and “green beer” and just like that, links to dozens of recipes, videos too, appear. Search instead for the origin of this now-prolific holiday tradition and the applicant pool narrows significantly. And even then, a glance at some of the most promising headlines leave you empty-handed, more often than not, […]

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Wine News

Spain becomes world’s biggest wine exporter in 2014

Spain becomes world’s biggest wine exporter in 2014

Last year country exported 22.8m hectolitres, much of which was bulk sales that offer tiny margins and perpetuate image of Spanish wine just being cheap plonk. Spain has outstripped France and Italy to become the world’s biggest wine exporter, exporting 22.8m hectolitres in 2014, a 22% rise on the previous year. However, because much of […]

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Spirits News

Watch out Fireball Whisky, Jack Daniel’s releases Tennessee Fire

Watch out Fireball Whisky, Jack Daniel’s releases Tennessee Fire

Let the battle of the cinnamon-flavored whiskeys begin. The next time you’re tipsy at a bar, and feel inclined to buy a round of hot cinnamon whiskey shots for your friends, you’ll have a couple options to choose from. Jack Daniel Distillery released its Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Fire cinnamon whiskey to stores nationwide Tuesday, following a limited […]

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Industry News

This Is A Shock. French Vodka Exports Overtake Cognac

This Is A Shock. French Vodka Exports Overtake Cognac

Vodka has overtaken Cognac as the most exported French spirit by volume, as the sector continues to struggle against China’s on-going campaign of austerity. According to recent figures released by the Federation of Wine and Spirits Exporters (FEVS), exports of French spirits dropped once again in 2014 as brands battled a “difficult” economic environment and “intensified” […]

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Winter Cocktails: Recipes For Those Chilly Winter Days

Winter Cocktails: Recipes For Those Chilly Winter Days

When the days grow shorter and the air gets crisp, it’s time to gather with friends for hot drinks and winter cocktails that’ll put a rosy glow on your chilly cheeks. In Winter Cocktails, María del Mar Sacasa and Tara Striano share more than 50 recipes for cold-weather cocktails and mixed beverages, including mulled ciders, hot toddies, wine drinks, […]

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Events

Latin Food Fest Hosts Annual Culinary Classic! Be there!

Latin Food Fest Hosts Annual Culinary Classic! Be there!

Latin Food Fest to Host its Annual Culinary Classic in Los Angeles The largest annual Latin culinary destination event in the U.S. Taking place March 20-21, the 2015 Latin Food Fest Los Angeles includes Flavor of the Americas Dinner, Latin Food Expo, Chefs Night Out and Grande Tasting. Latin Food Fest (www.latinfoodfest.com) returns to California March […]

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