Daniele Molmenti competed for Italy in the men’s kayaking at the London Olympics. Months earlier, he bet his cousin that if he won gold, together they would buy a vineyard. Molmenti won.
Turkey’s tiny Christian Assyrian community continues to produce wine the way it has for thousands of years, despite political turmoil and war just across the border in Syria.
Cafes and restaurants are pushing pubs out of UK towns at an alarming rate.
Oh yeah, and the world’s banana supply could be wiped out in the next five to 10 years. So make yourself a boozy banana cocktail before it’s too late.
Spanish start-up Gïk Live’s attempts to “disrupt” the wine industry have failed.
Jack Daniel’s says the coffee features “distinct caramel and vanilla notes of Jack Daniel’s Old No. 7 Tennessee Whiskey.”
Skeptical of this new-age concept, a group of Australian researchers recently set out to test the relationship between wine and the lunar patterns for themselves.
Every bartender has someone who is slicing his fruit, marrying his well, passing him bottles, and trying desperately to stay the hell out of the way.
“People will constantly just walk into the ‘kitchen’ and chat to the chef,” says Phil Bracey of P. Franco, a casual wine bar and shop in Clapton. ”It feels like our house.”
Pedro Shanahan’s strategy in making booze approachable to all is simple: Ask what people are tasting instead of telling them what they are supposed to be tasting.
Just what is a coffee company to do when it becomes painfully apparent that the general public has absolutely no interest in drinking Italian wedding soup made from an office coffee machine?
It’s important to keep in mind that Quebec’s liquor market is controlled by a state-run monopoly.
“I have synaesthesia whereby flavours conjure up colours. I can explain this drink as a vibrant yellow meets a soft pink.”
The humble fruit bowl becomes a liquor store.
The Francis Crick Institute research centre in London may finally be able to explain what causes the drunchies.
Behold, the pachecada: a refreshing, soothing Mexican beer cocktail that is half tejuino (a pre-Hispanic, fermented corn beverage), and half Mexican beer.
Experts from Alcohol Research UK and the Institute of Alcohol Studies are calling for tougher booze advertising laws.
Campari, Aperol, and vermouth may be the three cornerstones of Italian cocktails, but one drinks specialist wants to add rosolio—a 19th century liqueur from Turin—to the list.
Imagine if Georgia O’Keeffe or Jackson Pollock visually represented a wine’s acidity, texture, and tannins on its label.
In vodka-soaked Russia, a calamity has taken place: Booze is banned on the trains. But that doesn’t mean passengers and crew aren’t drinking.
We hope you have a loyalty card.
Never again fear the red wine stain.
New year, new you? A New York watering hole called Boobie Trap hopes to incentivise you to ditch the topknot with alcohol.
“It will look like a delicate beer but it will knock you on your ass.”