Booze News

The Real Reasons Trader Joe’s Two Buck Chuck Is So Cheap

The Real Reasons Trader Joe’s Two Buck Chuck Is So Cheap

Trader Joe’s wine is remarkably cheap. A bottle of the grocery store’s most popular wine brand, Charles Shaw, sells for less than $3. Also known as “Two-Buck Chuck,” Charles Shaw wine comes in multiple red and white varieties, including Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay and Merlot. The wine’s low price has attracted some criticism. Critics have called […]

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Beer News

Booze, Puke & Guts: Ohio Woman Sets Beer Mile World Record

Booze, Puke & Guts: Ohio Woman Sets Beer Mile World Record

On Wednesday evening, under a rapidly darkening sky, 27-year-old Tod Neer ran across the blacktop of the Formula 1 track in Austin, Texas, and crossed the finish line at the Beer Mile World Championships. He immediately went into the grass on the right-hand side of the track and vomited out about four cans worth of […]

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Wine News

First Female-Only Wine List Launched. In London.

First Female-Only Wine List Launched. In London.

A wine list composed entirely of wines made by women has been launched at a London restaurant. Dim sum restaurant Courtesan in Brixton is championing the female winemaker list, compiled with the help of UK wine suppliers Enotria and Matthew Clarke. The project was devised to highlight the increasingly important role women are playing in […]

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Spirits News

How (not) to Drink the World’s Best Whisky

How (not) to Drink the World’s Best Whisky

The first thing you notice is the smell: rich, deep, and mysterious. And somehow, both fresh and musty at the same time. It’s a scent that immediately piques your curiosity. CNN’s On the Road Japan team visited Japan’s oldest whisky distillery just outside Kyoto to learn more about a spirit that’s just been named the […]

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Industry News

Drizly uncorks a second e-commerce revenue stream

Drizly uncorks a second e-commerce revenue stream

On Friday, The Wall Street Journal reported that Drizly, the Boston-based online alcohol delivery company, had inked a major deal with MillerCoors to cross-promote the delivery service. As part of the partnership, Drizly delivered cases of Miller Lite for free over the past weekend in four of its nine service cities. While the news of […]

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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

All Whisky Lovers! Whisky Live 2014 in LA this Friday!

All Whisky Lovers! Whisky Live 2014 in LA this Friday!

Whisky Live LA, now in its sixth year, will take place once again in the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza. Encompassing the magic of Hollywood and the grandeur/energy of LA and located between Beverly Hills and Santa Monica, it is the perfect setting for the premier whisky event on the west coast. Easy access from downtown, […]

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