The Message in a Reusable Wine Bottle: Combat Climate Change

Last month, a 24,000-liter hermetically sealed plastic container, or flexitank, carrying organically grown pinot grigio from Sicily arrived in a cargo container at Filling Station East, a wine packaging facility close to the port in Bayonne, N.J. The wine was for Gotham Project, a firm that specializes in kegged wine,…

A Black Whiskey Entrepreneur Will Help Bankroll Others Like Her

In 2017 Fawn Weaver started bottling Uncle Nearest Premium Whiskey as a ardour undertaking to honor Nearest Green, the previously enslaved distiller who taught Jack Daniel the way to make whiskey. Four years later, her bourbon has offered almost 1.5 million bottles, in accordance with a current report in The…

A Cocktail Shaker Made from American Stainless Steel

The basic Boston shaker for cocktails consists of two steel cans, one bigger than the opposite, that match collectively so you possibly can vigorously shake and blend the components inside with ice. A new firm, C&D Tools, which was began by two American diplomats, Kris Forrest and Rebecca Beardsley, has…

Master the Art of the Toast

Say you’re invited to a marriage the place the groom is from Indonesia or the bride is Romanian, and also you’d wish to toast them of their native languages. A brand new e-book, “Cheers! Around the World in 80 Toasts,” will let you know that “Bersulang!” or “Noroc!” are what…

Chenin Blanc From Three Places

Chenin blanc is certainly one of my favourite grapes, with a singular texture and a uncommon versatility. It’s succesful not solely of transparently expressing the qualities of various terroirs however of creating bone-dry wines, succulently candy wines and an entire vary in between. For all its talents, chenin has not…

Txakolina, a Simple Pleasure With a Deep Sense of Place

To perceive the trail of wine within the 21st century, contemplate a bottle of Txakolina. Twenty years in the past, Txakolina was just about unknown exterior Spanish Basque Country, the place it was the go-to wine with absolutely anything consumed at a desk. Even in the remainder of Spain, it…

Do You Like Piña Coladas? Meet the Hard Seltzer Smoothie.

Parties and get-togethers may look extra regular this summer time, however we are able to’t say the similar for the drinks cooler. Breweries and beverage firms have invented new summertime ingesting choices that transfer past the normal lager, canned cocktail or laborious seltzer. These warm-weather drinks blur classes, working the…

When a Summer Day Calls for a Beer

Just because the federal authorities relaxed its suggestions for masking, a clear signal that the claws of the pandemic have been slowly easing their grip, the climate right here in New York City turned beautiful, the skies clear blue, the air dry and the temperature within the mid-70s. Can or…

A Wine With Whispers of History

Back in 1969, when his Heitz Cellar was in enterprise for a mere eight years, Joe Heitz made a wine he referred to as Lot C-91. It was an assemblage of cabernet sauvignon fruit from a number of of the property’s Napa Valley single vineyards. Mr. Heitz died in 2000,…