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Palo Cortado, A Rare Style of Fine Spanish Sherry

Palo Cortado Sherry was an accident waiting to happen. Thankfully. The rare style of high-quality Spanish sherry, which originally occurred due to unplanned yeast activity, is now made in limited numbers. Around...

The Navy Rum and the Black Tot 50th Anniversary

Who forgot to celebrate or mourn Black Tot Day? July 31st was the 50th anniversary of what many have called "a barbaric act by the government." But you can still toast the memory...

11 Notable Aperitif Cocktails to Serve Before Dinner

There's more to an apero and aperitif than Kir,  Campari, Martini, or Aperol. Open your eyes to some alternative classy meal openers. Lillet Hannibal Lechter is an unlikely celebrity endorsement, but he was fond...

English Brandy, The Finest of English-made Digestif

Connoisseurs eulogize about the stewed apples, the spicy oak, and its velvety, buttery "mouthfeel."  Some say it has all the hallmarks of a complex Calvados or Armagnac.  Some profess that there is...

 The World’s Most Expensive Sherry

Tipped to be the most expensive sherry in the world the Barbadillo Versos 1891 Amontillado at $10,000 a bottle, was created for a specific reason. Manuel Barbadillo was gifted the cask by his...

Upscale Living Goes Bubbly: Taittinger Champagne

Upscale Living Goes Bubbly: Taittinger Champagne Champagne. (/shamˈpān/) --A sparkling wine associated with joy and regarded as a symbol of luxury, typically that made in the Champagne region of Reims, France. Champagne. Let the word...

Ron Barceló Rum—The Pride of the Dominican Republic

Ron Barceló Rum—The Pride of the Dominican Republic It was in 1929, when a young Spanish-born Julián Barceló arrived in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic and founded Barceló & Co. After being in the...

Spiced Orange Smash Cocktail recipe

Weather is getting cold, and there's nothing more appealing to me than a glass of Spiced Orange Smash Cocktail recipe on one hand while relaxing in my living room, warm fireplace and...

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