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Two of a Kind: Pairing Wines with Proteins

Helping customers determine what wines pair well with proteins can be a matter of overcoming misconceptions. With wine/meat matches, some people are inclined to plate chicken or fish with a white, or heavier meats with...

Brandy and Cognac: Steady As They Grow

While much of talk lately in the spirit business has been about the surge of whiskey sales in the US, the other brown spirit - brandy and Cognac - has managed to rebound quite nicely from the economic turmoil of a few years ago and even build on a solid growth trend here.

Trip Report: Visiting the Serralles Distillery in Ponce

Earlier this year, I traveled to Puerto Rico to meet with sixth-generation rum maker Roberto Serralles, vice president of business development at Destileria Serralles.

Q and A: Hail to the Chief

In 1978, the North Carolina General Assembly approved liquor-by-the-drink permits for the first time in 70 years. Three years later Mike Herring was hired as a field auditor assigned to monitor bars and restaurants granted permits.

Newcastle Introduces Scotch Ale

Most Brits know a thing or two about improving through collaboration, and Newcastle Brown Ale is no different. To keep beer discovery fresh and invigorating, Newcastle is kicking off the brand-new series of "collaboration edition" beers made with some of Europe's finest and oldest breweries.

Space-Aged Whisky Returned to Earth

Ardbeg presented a night of Whisky Exploration on Oct. 23 at The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum in New York City as NanoRacks Managing Director Jeffrey Manber officially returned vials of Ardbeg whisky that spent 3 years in space to Ardbeg's Director of Distilling and Whisky Creation Dr. Bill Lumsden.

The Macallan Rare Cask

Scotland distillery The Macallan has introduced Rare Cask, a ruby-red whisky created to celebrate both spirit and wood, according to the company.

Hine Bonneuil 2005

Hine Vintage Cognacs and importer Anchor Distilling have introduced a limited edition Grande Champagne Cognac, Domaines Hine Bonneuil 2005.

General Beauregard Dixie Vodka

General Beauregard Dixie is a new American handcrafted vodka produced in Charleston, SC. The vodka is six times distilled from 100% American corn and is gluten-free.

Stoli Elit Andean Edition

Stolichnaya announced the arrival of the elit pristine water series: Andean Edition, the third and final limited edition in the company's ultra-premium vodka series.

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