Summer Travel Guide: Must-Have Gadgets and Accessories for Jetsetters

Summer is (almost) here, and hopefully you bought those plane tickets a long, long time ago. But there’s still time to buy last minute gadgets and accessories that will ensure you travel in style and (ideally) stress-free. Allbirds Comfortable Shoes If you’ve walked around the San Francisco Bay Area even once in the last few […]

Is Molecular Whiskey the Futuristic Booze We’ve Been Waiting For?

Tasting whiskey usually means enjoying flavors created from the interaction between spirit and barrel over an extended period of time. However, some companies are rethinking this traditional narrative. Endless West, a San Francisco-based startup, recently launched a spirit made without the use of tried and true techniques, like barrel aging, in a process the company […]

Move Over Bourbon: Premium Rum Wants Its Time in the Spotlight

Before bartender Brian Miller met and fell in love with rum, he favored whiskey. Lately, he’s been busy encouraging others to take the same leap of faith he took and give rum a try. As Americans have helped liquor makers reach historic high sales, rum remains a laggard. In 2018, rum’s volumes dipped 3.1% from […]

The New Tulsa: This Revamped Art Deco Hotel Is Emblematic of a City Revived

On April 18, the doors opened to the Tulsa Club–an 11-story, 96-room hotel in a historic Art Deco building–and drew a line directly from the old Tulsa, Okla. it was originally built for and the new Tulsa that it will serve. The building first went up in 1927, all Italian stonework and flashy design, a […]

Meet the Women Defining Quebec’s Wine Scene

Before the judges could finish announcing the winner of the Meilleur Ouvriers de France (Best Craftsperson of France) competition in the sommelier category last October, everyone knew it was going to be Pascaline Lepeltier. It wasn’t just that the Master Sommelier had placed as a finalist three times before. As food writer Sylvie Bigar noticed, […]

These Canned Wines Are Perfect for Summer 2019

If you asked someone–regardless of their level of wine knowledge–a few years ago about canned wine, it probably would have been laughed off. With very few exceptions, canned wine has not been met with much welcome from wine drinkers–until now. While you shouldn’t be expecting a wine out of a can that will blow your […]

English and Welsh Sparkling Wines Are Sparking a New Wave for Bubbles

When thinking of sparkling wine regions, locales like Italy (prosecco), Spain, (cava), and France (Champagne, of course), are usually top of mind. Certainly, there are numerous producers of sparkling wine around the world, but the next big hotspot for bubbles might not be somewhere you’d first expect–for any kind of wine. England has been producing […]

Exclusive: The Maker of Whispering Angel Is Releasing a New Luxury Wine

Ros? has long been a summer staple–at least for wine lovers, winemakers, vintners, and oenophiles of all skill levels. But it’s arguable that Whispering Angel put ros? and its source regions on the map for millions of consumers worldwide–especially in the United States–over the last several years. The year 2017 marked the first time that […]