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How to best handle wine fairs

September 23, 2014

With the fall season upon us, wine fairs kick into gear big time. Producers, wine regions, countries and agents all seem to prefer this season to launch new products and promote existing ones. For the novice or pro, it can be pretty overwhelming because there is so much to choose from. Truthfully, these large events […]

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The right mix for the right occasion

Mixed drinks are one of the most common imbibes when socializing, whether in a bar, restaurant or at home. There are literally thousands of them out there. Just check out any drink list in a licensed establishment. Many places have their own signature drink. While they all contain alcohol of one form or another, they […]

The closing act

If you drink wine, then you can’t help but notice what closes the bottle. There’s been lots of controversy about wine closures over the years…some good, some bad. Let’s take a closer look at what’s out there. The oldest known form of closure is the “natural cork” dating back to sixth century Italy. Cut in […]

“Light” beverages scream summer

With summer in full swing, looking good in our swimsuits is of the utmost importance. For many of us this means exercising more and watching calories. When it comes to calories, your favourite alcoholic imbibe can be problematic. Regardless of whether you prefer wine, beer, or spirits, the fact of the matter is they all […]

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