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Guide to Chilling Red Wine

Ossiana Tepfenhart
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I feel like I might end up getting crucified by certain oenophiles for writing this, but yes, the world does need a guide to chilling red wine properly. Red wine, if you listen to most people in the w...

How To Open Wine Without a Corkscrew

Skunk Uzeki
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There was a point where I lived in a warehouse with a bunch of other rag-tag artist individuals. None of us were particularly wealthy, but a lot of us did enjoy our wines. But, unlike the 40s of malt ...

How To Cook With Beer

Ossiana Tepfenhart
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Most people know how to cook with wine, but don't know how to cook with beer. After all, everyone knows how to make a red wine sauce for pasta, or a white wine sauce for seafood. That being said, ther...

How To Handle A Drunk Friend

Skunk Uzeki
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If you've been following my writing, then you know I'm a party animal. Though many people would say that partying isn't good for you, I'll beg to differ. I think that partying has a lot to teach you –...

Here Are Your Keys to Becoming a More Informed Wine Taster

Anthony Beal
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While it's not imperative to know everything there is to know about wine in order to enjoy drinking it, knowing some basics will help you to get the best out of your next wine-tasting event. Whether y...

Wine In Your Cocktails

Josh Powell
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Wine as a cocktail ingredient can often be difficult to use for a number of reasons. It’s challenging to find a delicate balance between the distinctive aromas and tannins of wine amongst other flavou...

How to Cook with Wine

Anthony Gramuglia
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Many recipes require you to cook with wine, but, for new chefs, this may be a little bit of a difficult process. You may say "Oh, well, I can just buy a cheap cooking wine, pour it in my food, and the...

How To Look Like a Sommelier While Tasting Wine

Ossiana Tepfenhart
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There's something about attending a wine tasting that feels intimidating to many of us. The patrons at wine tastings tend to dress elegantly, have fancy names, and work jobs that have a certain level ...

Pairing Rum & Chocolate

David Greenwood-Haigh
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I am constantly on a search for new fabulous flavour pairings for chocolate and thanks to the complexity of this food there’s a lot of road ahead of me! My next chocolatey adventure takes place during...

Best Wine Cocktails

Miranda O'Conner
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When people think of cocktails, you may think of tequila, whiskey, or vodka... but wine, though one of the most popular drinks around, is not something many think will work in a cocktail. Sure, everyo...

How To Make Liquor Infusions That Don't Suck

Ossiana Tepfenhart
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Flavored liquors can be phenomenal, and if you don't believe it, you just haven't had the right stuff yet. They can add entire new dimensions to your cocktail game and can even be used in cooking - if...

Beer and Food Pairing Guide

Skunk Uzeki
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Once upon a not-too-distant time, the only alcohols that were regularly paired with food by professionals were wines. We all know the regular classic pairings, too. Red wine goes with a well-done stea...

Easy Wine Hacks Every Party Planner Should Know

Skunk Uzeki
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If there's one thing that Millennials love to enjoy at a party, it's wine. Whether it's boxed hipster wine, a jug of sangria, or a bottle of champagne, we're a generation that really, truly loves our ...

Tasting Your Way to Knowledge of Your Favorite Spirits

Brett Peruzzi
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Are you interested in learning more about what makes one brand of bourbon, vodka, or tequila better than another? Confused when you hear all sorts of words describing what they are supposedly like? Do...

How To Sneak Booze Into Any Place, Any Time

Aaliyah Williams
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If you’ve ever wanted to know how to sneak booze into… well virtually anywhere… you’re in the right place. We’ve been in your situation countless times. Maybe it’s your school prom next week, possible...

Beginner's Guide to Wine Tasting

Mackenzie Kennedy
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Historically, just about everyone drank wine. Wine was actually cleaner and safer than water throughout most of human history, since the alcohol helped kill a number of germs. Since people noticed win...