Review: Wines of Bodegas Caro, 2020 Releases

Bodegas Caro is a Mendoza, Argentina-based winery that was founded in 1999 as a partnership between Domaines Barons de Rothschild (Lafite) and the Catena family. The concept: “combine French and Argentine cultures and the two signature grapes of each producer, Malbec and Cabernet Sauvignon.” Bodegas Caro began with just one wine — CARO — and…

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Review: Lismore Speyside Single Malt

Lismore is a non-distilling producer from Speyside which gathers its goods from an undisclosed location. The independent bottler in question, William Lundie & Co., is keeping mum on the source, and that’s quite all right. There are enough mysteries and turmoil in the world to fret upon without having to diligently sleuth for an answer…

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Review: Old Tub Bourbon

Old Tub was an old Jim Beam brand that dates back to the late 1800s, and 2020s Beam decided to bring it back as a limited time release. It’s a bonded expression of straight Kentucky bourbon, and though it carries no formal age statement it’s at least 4 years old. It’s bottled “unfiltered, for more…

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Review: 5 Syrups from Monin

France’s Monin has been making flavored syrups for more than 100 years, and today we look at a quintet from the collection of well over 100 different products. Monin is widely available (including on Amazon), so you should be able to find many of the company’s products — at larger liquor stores. (We’ve also covered…

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The Latest Secret Ingredient to Your Hangover Cure Doubles as a Cocktail Mixer

ADVERTISEMENT What do you get when you mix craftsmanship, creativity, and tradition: artizn— a handcrafted, naturally fermented vinegar tonic aged in South Korea. Be the first of your friends to try this premium product in three different flavors. You can drink them as they are, as an epic hangover cure, or mix them into a…

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Review: Cincoro Tequila – Blanco and Reposado

Ready for more celebrity tequila? Cincoro was created by Michael Jordan and a group of four other NBA team owners with a specific goal: “to create the new gold standard for the spirit.” The collection includes four different 100% agave tequilas which, unusually, use a blend of agave from the Highland and Lowland regions. The insanely…

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Review: Onda Sparkling Tequila – Lime and Grapefruit

You may find it hard to believe, but the canned cocktail craze has only gotten crazier ever since most of us decided to spend the spring/summer/indefinite future hiding from our neighborhood bar. Outside of groceries, booze has really been the only thing any of us could shop for, so sales have been booming, tequila foremost…

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The Warby Parker of Wines: Winc Finds Specific-to-You Wine

ADVERTISEMENT Winc is an affordable and sustainability-conscious wine club that cares about curating the perfect batch of bottles to be delivered directly to your front door. When visiting their website, you’ll be prompted to take a short quiz that dives into what your palate most prefers, and with that information they’ll find new wines each…

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