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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
3 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
3 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
3 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 [...]