Category: Wine, Spirits, & Beer

Wine, Spirits, & Beer

Crab & Chardonnay

There is just something special about the first catch of fresh Dungeness crab and a well-made California Chardonnay. Here are a few suggestions from our current assortment.

La Crema Monterey Chardonnay

On the nose, Meyer lemon, passion fruit, grilled pineapple and pie crust. On the palate, nectarine, papaya and lemon-tangerine notes are complemented by a touch of spice and complex minerality.

Rombauer Carneros Chardonnay

Enticing aromas of vanilla, peach, mango, apricots, crème brule’, butter and a slight ..read more

Wine, Spirits, & Beer

At the Apex of Single Malt Scotch

Welcome back, whisky fans.  Last week—if you remember— we cracked into a bit of background on Scotch whisky, and the seductive single malt. And today, as promised, I’m narrowing our focus a bit, to a small but legendary distillery called The Dalmore.

Beginning

An enterprising chap (and future member of parliament) named Alexander Matheson founded The Dalmore Distillery in 1839, among the sloping fields of the Northern Highlands, at the banks of the Cromarty Firth, where bracing waters feed out to the ..read more

Wine, Spirits, & Beer

Introduction to Single Malt Scotch

It’s a great time to be a whisky fan (or a whiskey fan, if you must). Thanks to the swing of the pop-culture pendulum away from vodka, our on-going obsession with all things “craft,” and Don Draper’s penchant for an old fashioned, there are now more brown bottles on shelves than ever before, from all over the world. That’s exciting. But at the top of that shelf, where it’s always been, you’ll still find the granddaddy of them all, unequaled ..read more

Craft Beer, Giveaway

Yeti Cooler Giveaway with Bavik

Bavik Super Pils, from Global Beer, is a true Belgian Pilsner with a smooth bitter taste. It’s 100% malt with absolutely no dilution, keeping true to its pilsner form. All of the delicious ingredients are added during the brewing process. It’s very light with a fine white head and its aftertaste is soft and round. This pilsner is made with no heat treatment, bringing you an unpasteurized Belgian pilsner with a super unique flavor that all beer lovers will enjoy. Learn ..read more

Wine, Spirits, & Beer

The Best Wines for the Wine Novice

The world of wine can be very daunting for the wine novice. With thousands upon thousands of wines around the world to choose from, it can be no wonder why many new people don’t know where to start. Lucky for you and your taste buds, we’ve put together this nifty infographic to help introduce you to the wonderful world of wine:

Recipes, Wine, Spirits, & Beer

The Best Bloody Mary Ever

New Year’s Eve is known to be the most party-filled evening of the year! So that probably makes New Year’s Day a recovery for most people who partied the night away.

We’ve got the perfect hangover recipe to help those post-party muscles recover and get back to tip-top shape! Have this at brunch to toast to the new year!