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The origins Invented by the Irish, refined by the Scots, and adapted by the Americans and Canadians, no other spirit boasts the romanticized importance of whiskey. But what exactly is that mysterious brown liquor? In its simplest form, whiskey is a distillate made...
An explanation of what goes into the cost of a bottle of wine.
A timeline for preparing Thanksgiving meal The single most important thing when it comes to a big meal is planning. This timeline can be altered to suit your needs, but generally speaking, this should fit most planning. Up to several weeks in advance -Write out your...
Thanksgiving tips to help make your holiday more enjoyable The turkey Instead of roasting a whole turkey, purchase the turkey broken down. Why? For one, dark meat takes longer to cook than white meat. By having the white and dark meat separate, I have more control...
This article will teach you how to match various components between the food and wine.
How to train your palate to identify characteristics of different wines.
How being set up on a blind date taught me selling techniques.
Tips to help you sell something you dislike
Decanting wine helps remove sediment from old wines and opens up aromas and flavors in young wines. Here are decanting basics.