Posts Tagged "wine"


Drink Like the Greeks: Introduction and Local Wine While our love for our neighborhood of Eastern Market is well-documented, we also love to travel. We say we love to travel, but it might be more accurate to say we have loved to travel. We’re about to welcome a new member to the family, and that new member will have a vote on the topic of travel, perhaps–for a while at least–a deciding one. We’re going to do...

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12 Days of Christmas 2016: Witches’ Brew Sangria Cocktail Recipe Happy holidays! It’s the time of the year for holiday decorations, twinkling lights, warm spices, and a rolling series of parties, gatherings, and celebrations. For the second year in a row, we’ll be adding to the festivities with twelve drinks to make all of those parties just a little merrier and brighter. If you were with us for last year’s 12...

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12 Drinks of Christmas 2016: Mediterranean Mulled Wine Cocktail Recipe Happy holidays! It’s the time of the year for holiday decorations, twinkling lights, warm spices, and a rolling series of parties, gatherings, and celebrations. For the second year in a row, we’ll be adding to the festivities with twelve drinks to make all of those parties just a little merrier and brighter. Monday’s cider put us into a mulling...

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Where We’ve Been Drinking: James Street Gastropub & Speakeasy At this conference in Pittsburgh for food and drink writers, we ended the one of the evenings by dispersing to various Pittsburgh night spots. One of the recommended venues, James Street Gastropub and Speakeasy,¬†was conveniently located just a few doors down from where I was staying. On a first glance, the ‘pub’ part was easier to see than the...

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Tinto de Verano Cocktail Recipe Several years ago, one of us spent a vacation in Spain’s charming southernmost region, Andalusia. It’s a corner of Spain that’s generally left to itself, but if you go you’ll discover that in its quiet way it has a lot going on. It’s the site of the first bullfighting ring, and bullfighting is still a very big deal in Seville, for those who are into that kind of thing....

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