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Introducing the Twelve Drinks of Christmas — And a Happy New Year!

Dec 13, 2013  |   Contributor: Lena Katz

 

The countdown’s on for Christmas and a rockin’ New Year’s Eve. If you’re working on a shopping list for the next few weeks of parties and dinners, here’s a spin on the Christmas countdown that will provide plenty of variation on ye olde spiked eggnog. 

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Celebrate With This Limited Edition $500 Crystal Chalice From Stella Artois

Dec 10, 2013  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

To celebrate the holidays, Stella Artois has released a limited edition Crystal Chalice that is adorned with Swarovski crystals. Hand-blown in Turkey, each chalice features a "classically chic platinum rim" and a curved shape to help release the aromas of the popular Belgium beer — the stem even helps keep the beer colder for longer.

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Jewelry Scion Evan Yurman Launches $1,500 Limited Edition L'Artisan Cognac

Nov 13, 2013  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

Evan Yurman, son of David Yurman of the eponymous fashion jewelry dynasty, is turning his talents to the world of luxury spirits. Yurman, who ran the men’s jewelry and watches division at his father’s megabucks company, has teamed up with spirits expert and specialized importer Nicolas Palazzi to launch L'Artisan, an exclusive new brand of cognac. 

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Mixologist Tony Conigliaro & Beefeater 24 Global Bartender Competition Look to the Future of Cocktails

Oct 28, 2013  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

For mixologists and bartenders, it's no longer enough to be good — you have to be great. You can't just whip up a Whiskey Sour or martini and expect praise nowadays. With countless experts creating new cocktails every day, a new breed of bartender has come forth, one that isn't content to simply give out the standards. 

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13 Creepy Cocktails to Please Your Inner Ghoul

Oct 24, 2013  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Since we've already shared some great Halloween decorating tips with you, we will now share some unique cocktail recipes that keep with the spooky theme. After all, if you're throwing a party, your dressed-up guests will need a variety of drinks to sip. Maybe the lonely Rob Stark in the corner can have a Red Wedding drink, while the hipster vampire unsuccessfully hitting on your friend can mix up a Vampire's Kiss. With so many options, we're willing to bet there will be something for everyone!

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Leading Lady Uma Thurman's Cover Photo Revealed for Campari's 2014 Exclusive Calendar

Oct 21, 2013  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich  |  2 Comments

When you take a look at the cover photo for Campari's official 2014 Calendar, you're not going to believe Uma Thurman is 43-years-old. The talented actress has been relatively quiet lately, but with the rumored third Kill Bill and the upcoming Lars von Trier film, Nymphomaniac (you know, the one with the sexually charged posters), Campari knows that their leading lady is going to jump right back on everyone's mind very soon.

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Artificially Intelligent Robotic Bartender Fit For Don Draper

Oct 11, 2013  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Did you know there is a Kickstarter for an artificially intelligent robotic bartender named Monsieur? Before you begin envisioning Johnny Five at a bar, taking orders and mixing drinks with the flourish only he can achieve, Monsieur is more of a smart box than it is a fully functioning robot. That said, the invention is pretty cool and would be a fantastic addition to any party.

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Underworld Chic: The Latest Nightlife Trend

Oct 4, 2013  |   Contributor: Lena Katz

Credit the return of moonshine, the popularity of "Big Bad" antiheroes on television, or retro-fascination; but whatever the underlying appeal, shady figures from the underworld are suddenly in vogue with America's hippest night-owl crowds.... Read More

George Clooney Hand Delivers Casamigos Tequila to Hotel Cipriani, Venice

Sep 12, 2013  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

The world already loves George Clooney through his film and humanitarian work, but now you can love him through tequila! Casamigos Tequila is the award-winning love child of Clooney and his old friend Rande Gerber (a restaurant and bar mogul) and if you're staying in the Hotel Cipriani in Venice, you can try some out yourself.... Read More

Live a Little and Throw Back a $350 Shot of Tequila on Mexico's Maroma Beach

Aug 23, 2013  |   Contributor: Tim Cotroneo

What is the most you would pay for a shot of tequila? If you were gazing out at Maroma Beach in Mexico, one of the most beautiful beaches in the world, would this breathtaking view cause you to throw caution to the wind and pay top dollar? Freddy’s Tequila and Ceviche Bar at Maroma Resort and Spa is hoping for just that.... Read More

Breathe in Your Favorite Cocktails With Vaportini

Aug 2, 2013  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich  |  1 Comment

If you consider yourself a cocktail connoisseur and are always looking for a new way to impress friends, get yourself a Vaportini. Instead of drinking alcohol like normal, the Vaportini uses a glass globe and a candle in a pint glass to create vapors that you inhale.... Read More

Celebrate Life With These Summer Tequila Sippers

Jul 26, 2013  |   Contributor: Lena Katz

It’s Happy Hour somewhere in the world, right? While National Tequila Day is past and done, we don't really think you ever need an excuse to try out some new spirit recipes featuring the blue agave-sourced liquor. Besides, there's always a reason to celebrate — whether it be a friend's birthday or your newly invented Amanda Bynes drinking game — so here's a few top-shelf tequila drinks to get you started.... Read More

Harrods offers The Dalmore Paterson Collection for $1.5 Million

Jul 24, 2013  |   Contributor: Noah Joseph

If the name “Dalmore” rings a bell, there are some good reasons for that. It may be just one of several dozen whisky distilleries in Scotland, but it just so happens to have some of the oldest stocks in the business. And when it bottles some of that stock and makes it available to the public, it's been known to fetch record prices.... Read More

Justice Snow's in Aspen Delivers Craft Cocktails and Seasonal Eats

Jun 7, 2013  |   Contributor: Victor and Mary

Hailing from Denver's TAG and Williams & Graham, maestro of mixology Joshua Peter Smith (J.P.) can shake up some marvelous spirit infusions. Partner that with choice cuisine locally sourced in Aspen, Colorado and we give you Justice Snow’s Restaurant + Bar. A brainchild of Michele Kiley and Marco Chingolani, the restaurant's 2012 opening brought deserved acclaim to their rustic 1920’s styled interior and impressive menu courtesy of Chef Jonathan Leichliter.... Read More

Tamdhu Whisky Comes Back to Life in Speyside Scotland

May 22, 2013  |   Contributor: Noah Joseph

Scotland's glens, hills and islands are pocked with distilleries and while most are hard at work producing whisky, not all of them are active. Once-active distilleries like Banff, Rosebank and Port Ellen are what insiders classify as "silent stills." It's not every day that a silent still comes back to life, but that is precisely what has happened with the re-inauguration of Tamdhu.... Read More

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