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Manhattan Recipe
1 year ago

Manhattan Recipe

2 ounces of your favorite Rye Whiskey (I like Sazerac Rye) 1 ounce of sweet vermouth 2 dashes of Angostora Bitters

Combine all ingredients in a glass with ice, stir …
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Skinny Cranberry Limeade Mimosa
2 years ago

Skinny Cranberry Limeade Mimosa

Use your cranberries in a ‘skinny’ toast to close out 2015 with my Skinny Cranberry Limeade Mimosa.

Cranberries are a popular part of our New Year’s festivities, and a wonderful …
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What Your Drink Choice Says About You  (And Why That Doesn’t Matter)
2 years ago

What Your Drink Choice Says About You (And Why That Doesn’t Matter)

Everyone has preferences. Whether it’s when to go to the grocery store, where to eat, or (most specific to my point) what to drink. Libations have a way of casting …
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Rose: A Great Utility Player
2 years ago

Rose: A Great Utility Player

Rose: A Great Utility Player By Judd Smith Most of the time when people see pink wine they automatically think it's sweet. That's a completely irresponsible thought process when it comes to rosé. I can’t tell you how many customers I have had that have shunned a patio-poundable, delightfully pink wine because, “I don’t like [...]
Drink the Harvest: A Cocktail Competition
2 years ago

Drink the Harvest: A Cocktail Competition

Drink the Harvest: A Cocktail Competition Photo Album August 2, 2015 Slow Food North Louisiana combined cocktails and local produce for “Drink the Harvest: A Cocktail Competition” event last weekend. Drink the Harvest took place at Sainte Terre event venue in Benton and set the mood with live music performed by the Slydell Slippery Slope [...]
Vino Joven: A Young Wine
2 years ago

Vino Joven: A Young Wine

Vino Joven: A Young Wine Judd Smith After being in the wine business for almost eight years, I’m always looking for something different to drink. In my never-ending quest to understand all things wine, I rarely buy the same bottle twice. It’s a self-imposed quest that really only validates my wine nerdgasms and justifies the [...]
Dessert Wine Pairing
2 years ago

Dessert Wine Pairing

Pour Some Sugar on Me — Dessert Wine Pairing By Alycia Angle   If you don’t know already, I have quite the sweet tooth. Basically, my desire is to experience a Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory scenario at some point in my life. Although good ol’ Mr. Wonka knew a thing or two about [...]
A Lenten Guide for Seafood and Wine Pairing
2 years ago

A Lenten Guide for Seafood and Wine Pairing

Numerous religions abstain from eating meat on Fridays or the entire duration of Lent. Fasting is a tradition practiced by tons of people all over the world to show repentance …
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7 Tips for Tipping
2 years ago

7 Tips for Tipping

Tips for Tipping If you’re anything like me, I’m consistently inconsistent with my drink orders and payment options. I always tip more than not, because what’s a few extra dollars here and there? No one wants to be known as a cheapskate, but how do you know what is the appropriate amount to tip without [...]

5 Common Wine Flaws

5 Common Wine Flaws It happens to the best of us wine lovers every now and again. We sit down to a nice meal with a carefully selected bottle of vino, pour a glass and breathe in a whiff of…sweaty gym socks? That’s right, you’ve just been corked. Don’t worry, you’re not the only one [...]
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