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The NCAA doesn't let you drink alcohol at March Madness games, but you can always get creative The Division I council is expected to study the issue and report back to the board with a concrete proposal to sell beer and wine at some of its championship events — likely including the men's and women's Final Fours, sources said. The Division I [...]
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Fork and Flask bartender says success is all about detail, style Made with bourbon or rye, simple syrup, lemon juice, egg whites for froth with a Shiraz floated between the froth and the rest of the drink, it is pretty to look at and even better to drink. The sour complements the bourbon and is supported by the wine [...]
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Uncorked: Isabelle Legeron MW A staunch advocate of natural wine, Legeron founded the RAW wine fair in 2012 – dedicated to natural, organic and biodynamic wines – with the concept recently expanding to include annual events in Berlin, New York and Los Angeles. Prior to Raw, Legeron [...]
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Craft Brewing and Distilling News for March 2, 2018 •Los Angeles-based Stillhouse Spirits Co. has launched Black Bourbon, billed as the first Bourbon rested and matured on roasted, small-batch coffee beans. A distillation of corn, rye, barley, and limestone water, the new entry is barreled in charred [...]
New York City boasts some of the most expensive food and beverage items in the country, but when the $1,000 bottle of wine Devin Shomaker is vinting is ready, it will be known for more than just the price. The grapes are being grown on a rooftop in Brooklyn, New York, the first attempt ever in the world to create a commercially viable rooftop vineyard.Shomaker, the founder of Rooftop Reds, knows that Brooklyn is not where most people would expect a new wine-growing region to take shape. But...
Illustration: Hadley Hooper ByLettie TeagueLettie TeagueThe Wall Street JournalBiographyLettie.Teague@wsj.com Nov. 22, 2017 2:46 p.m. ET 15 COMMENTSPart two in a three-part series on wine culture in the Midwest today.CHICAGO IS A CITY of nicknames. Hog Butcher for the World, Tool Maker and Stacker of Wheat (thanks, Carl Sandburg ), not to mention the Windy City, Second City and That Toddlin’ Town. To me, however,...
It's that time of the year when I begin to plan carefully our Christmas Day wines.Since Christmas Day has to be the time when we can all loosen our belts a little and stop searching through the bin ends and special offers, once again the editor has given me a generous allowance to choose City A.M.’s Christmas Day wines. This year he has expanded the budget to a full £500 – amazing how generous people can be with imaginary money – for the full spread, from a breakfast champagne to a vintage...
Updated, 12/5/17: The holiday season is officially here and scammers are back in full force to try to take advantage of the gift giving season. The Better Business Bureau warned people last year about a seemingly fun Secret Santa gift exchange that's actually a pyramid scam and illegal, but it looks like the message didn't stick. Users are once again posting about the "Secret Wine Bottle Exchange," which claims if you buy a $15 bottle of wine and send it to a "secret wine lover" you'll get...