When you love beer and you really want to enjoy it in a fun and even cultural way, you can attend a beer festival. If you have never attended a beer festival, but want to, there are several places you can go to enjoy this tradition. Some of the best ones are as follows. Oktoberfest in Germany Germany is considered the birthplace of most beers. As such, Oktoberfest in Germany is a really big deal.
30 March 2017
Planning to serve some wine tonight? It is easy to accidentally spoil the flavors of your favorite varietals and vintages with the wrong food pairings. Some tasty pairings for your favorite wines are: Crisp whites Crisp, dry white wines can easily be overpowered by the wrong snacks and food pairings. Delicately flavored foods like shellfish, mild cheeses, and chicken are excellent with a chardonnay, Riesling, or pinot grigio. Full-bodied reds
17 February 2017
When most people think of fine drinks, they envision a tall glass of expensive wine or think of a bottle of champagne, but scotch whisky is often left in the dark. The fact is, whisky can definitely be deemed a fine alcoholic beverage. With a rich history, an array of types, and an interesting aging process, there is a lot to respect about this drink. To harness a greater appreciation for whisky, it is a good idea to get to know how it is best drunk and enjoyed.
24 January 2017
When you have a special event like a wedding, an anniversary, or a special New Year's Eve planned, you probably want to get some nice wine to go with it. Generally, champagne is the drink of choice for those events. However, you want to make sure that you get what you want when you go to the store to buy champagne. Just because it has bubbles and sparkles doesn't mean that it's champagne.
14 December 2016
You might think that opening a bar in New York City is going to be fun and games. You get to hire cool bartenders, pick out a great wine list, and choose a bunch of trendy microbrews to serve on tap. And that's not to mention how exciting it will be to pick out the sofas, chairs, wall decorations, and other interior-design features. However, it's not all fun and games. There is a lot of bureaucratic stuff that needs to be handled.
13 December 2016
With the holiday season looming ever nearer, many people are busy making their shopping lists and checking them twice. In addition to deciding what gifts to give, you may also need to decide what the holiday feasts will consist of, and that includes the libations. Here are five festive cocktail ideas perfect for the season. Pumpkin Pie Martini Virtually everyone loves pumpkin pie, and this cocktail won't disappoint. Moisten and dip the rim of a martini glass into crushed cinnamon graham crackers, and then add the following to a cocktail mixer filled with ice cubes:
18 November 2016