If you’re daydreaming about quitting your job and becoming a Napa Valley winemaker, today is your lucky day. That is, if you like playing Farmville or the Sims. Game design company General Interactive Co released a new game today that puts players in charge of their own wine company, from planting the grapes to harvesting to […]
The worst part about ordering delivery from your favorite restaurant is that you can’t order a cocktail or glass of wine to go with it. Today, TGI Fridays announced it’s solving that age-old problem. At select restaurants, you’ll soon be able to get alcohol delivered with your meal. Beginning in November, customers can add alcoholic drinks to […]
Say goodbye to wasteful citrus wedges.
Liquor makers reveal their favorite ways to mix things up.
Increase your chances of scoring a taste of rare bourbon.
No one understands the intersection of drinking and culture quite like the Italians do. From morning to night, there’s a drink for every moment. Go ahead: Drink Italian. It’s a way of life.
The Louisville bar is a legend.
It didn’t seem possible, but rosé was more popular than ever this summer. And when we saw that discount supermarket Aldi’s $10 bottle was named one of the greatest in the world, we were jumping for joy. Now, that precious bottle of the pink stuff is finally coming to the U.S. this week. The Exquisite Collection Côtes de Provence […]
Taco Bell made a big splash in 2015 when they introduced their first “Cantina” location in Chicago. This drive-thru-less version of the traditional tex mex chain was built to appeal to millennials, booze and all. In addition to new and exclusive menu items, patrons could order beer, wine, and Twisted Freezes, the chain’s version of […]
A North Carolina spot that’s serious about local drinking.
With wisdom from two notable bartenders.
If you’ve ever been tempted to buy one of those huge bottles of sparkling wine because they just look so celebratory, you’re in luck. Discount retailer Aldi is going to start selling three-liter bottles of prosecco for $48. This jumbo size holds twice the amount of a traditional magnum and can serve more than 24 […]
One of the most concerning consequences of a devastating hurricane is the affected community’s lack of access to clean drinking water. Breweries and alcohol companies alike came out to help Hurricane Harvey victims, halting beer production in favor of canning water and even donating money to save abandoned pets. Now, they’re doing the same for […]
Beer, wine and spirits get delivered straight to your front door.
Inside the mind of Cody Goldstein.
Labor Day weekend has come and gone, and before we know it, we’ll be in the throws of the holiday season. This means it’s time to start thinking about your Halloween costume. If you’re like us, you’re attempting to find the perfect balance of boozy and easy. So we’ve rounded up some of the best […]
If you’re going to watch a passing hurricane, may as well have a couple nice bottles of wine at your side. At least that’s what Sir Richard Branson, founder of the Virgin Group, thinks. Hurricane Irma is headed toward the Caribbean islands, one of which includes Branson’s private Necker Island. The billionaire entrepreneur has been […]
Wine is showing up in more unpredictable places very day. From frosting to ice pops to gummy bears, you can munch on these tasty treats any time of day, no corkscrew required. But what if you want to make your own wine-infused treats? Finger Lakes Wine Flour is now producing wine flours, using merlot, cabernet […]
It’s no secret that the U.S. loves its booze. Whether it’s enjoying a good cocktail party or indulging in drinking games, Americans take any excuse to relax and throw back a few. But recent studies suggest we might be imbibing more than we should, especially in these top-ranking states. States were ranked by the highest […]
There’s nothing worse than spilling beer on your shoes. And we’ve all been there, squishing around all night while we count down the moment until we can peel off those soaking socks. Adidas announced München Oktoberfest shoes this week, designed to keep your toes dry with “durable DPBR coating.” The shoe is named after the […]
Individuals and businesses across the nation have been stepping up to help the victims of Hurricane Harvey this week. Breweries are halting production of their beer in favor of producing canned drinking water. Big brands like Walmart and Home Depot have pledged $1 million in donations. And yesterday, Texas-based Tito’s Vodka teamed up with the […]
How Todd Thrasher went about it and what he learned while doing so.
MillerCoors announced yesterday it will be sending 50,000 cans of drinking water to the region devastated by Hurricane Harvey. Rival Anheuser-Busch sent more than 50,000 cans of water to the Red Cross in Baton Rouge, La., on Friday and later sent more than 100,000 additional cans to the agency in Arlington, Texas. The MillerCoors packaged […]
Whether they’re downing Unicorn Frappuccinos or visiting the Color Factory museum, Americans have proved their fascination with bright colors is here to stay. You’ve probably heard of blue wine, the neon nectar that debuted in 2015. In fact, there’s also a blue prosecco on the market these days. But until now, the bright blue vino […]
Discount retailers from Aldi to Trader Joe’s are jumping in on the booze business, introducing their own beer, wine and spirits at a fraction of the price of big-name brands. The latest to join the craze is our beloved Target, and we’re pretty excited about this one. Target announced today it’s introducing five wine blends, […]
Three Italian liqueurs find the perfect balance of bitter and sweet.
The Irish may love their whiskey and Guinness but apparently not as much as they used to. According to statistics compiled by the European Commission, the nation is now 12th on the list of highest-drinking nations in the EU, down from No. 1 in 2000. Lithuania now holds the top spot. In 2000, the Irish consumed […]
Brewers at Anheuser-Busch are taking a break from beer right now, opting instead to produce and ship cans of water to victims of Hurricane Harvey. The Cartersville, Ga., brewery will send more than 50,000 cans of emergency drinking water to Baton Rouge this week, where Red Cross shelters will receive and distribute it. Clean drinking […]
Lessons from the Best Intentions duo in Chicago.
The world’s biggest and most prestigious gin cocktail competition is back. This year, MIXLDN 7 is looking for recipes inspired by the cultural vibe of your city. You could win a trip to the finals in London by submitting a cocktail that could only come from your hometown.
Dog-friendly bars aren’t exactly a new concept, but we’ve never seen anything quite like this. If you like bringing Fido with you everywhere you go, you’re about to wish you lived in Croatia. Shaped like a giant dog house, Monty’s Dog Beach & Bar not only caters to our furry friends, it even serves specially […]
Barr Hill Gin, which adds raw honey just before bottling, is giving back to the bees that make it possible. Celebrate Bee’s Knees Week, sponsored by Barr Hill Gin, to help it raise money for bee and pollinator groups . All you have to do is feature a Barr Hill Bee’s Knees cocktail at your […]
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