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Blog: My Dinner With Rocco

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Chef Rocco DiSpirito made me dinner last week. Well, he made hundreds of people dinner as part of the Celebrity Chef Dine Around on Jan. 30 …

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The Imbible Brings Back the Syllabub

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Not being a fan of many old-timey holiday drinks, I wasn’t sure what to expect when the latest installment of the spirited history theatre series The …

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Jose Cuervo Celebrates the Rolling Stones in the House of Hendrix

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Jose Cuervo reunited the Rolling Stones and Jimi Hendrix last week — in spirit, at least. The tequila brand launched its special edition “The Rolling Stones …

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A Toast to Pomegranate Month

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November is National Pomegranate Month, if you didn’t know, though we at Cheers love working with pomegranate-flavored spirits all year round. (Spoiler alert: Pama pomegranate liqueur …

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The Friendly Folks Up North

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Last week I traveled north across the border to Gimli, Manitoba, to meet the team of people behind Crown Royal Canadian Whisky. The distillery in Gimli …

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Glassblowing in Brooklyn for the #ArtofAuchentoshan

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I sipped some whisky and I blew some glass (though not in that order). Guests at yesterday’s Art of Auchentoshan event at Urban Glass in Brooklyn …

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An Oktoberfest Steeped in Connecticut Craft History

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Last weekend I attended Connecticut’s longest running Oktoberfest, a showcase of local breweries well established and up and coming. For 19 years, the Hamden Knights of Columbus …

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Small Country, Big Wine

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Portugal is the relative size of Maine. Nevertheless, the country contains the ninth largest total vineyard area in the world. It also ranks eleventh globally in …

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At a Rainy Beer Fest, A Sip of Sunshine

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Rare beers were readily available at the Second Annual Harbor Island International Beer Festival. That is, if you were fortunate enough to nab a Brewmaster Reserve …

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Where the Wildlings Are

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Australian wine has had a bumpy last decade in America. But with new entries like Wildling, there appears a rosier future. After U.S. sales of Australian wine ballooned …