Category Archives: Wine Beer and Spirits

Beat Your Summer Beer Boredom With These 9 Innovative Brews

The time is right to crack a cold one. Take a swig after gardening, atop a fourteener, once you’ve crossed the 5K finish line, or while firing up the grill. Honestly, what would we do without beer? After chatting with beer lovers and brewers, and looking at lists from restaurants across the country, we’ve narrowed […]

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We’re Stocking Out Coolers With This Cold-Brew Tea Developed by Chefs

Entrepreneur Cristina Patwa, producer John Fogelman, and actor Brad Pitt set out to create a new class of beverages one evening over dinner. “Brad, who has been a vineyard grower for 12 years now, began pitching us to do something more,” Patwa says. “Why couldn’t there be a nonalcoholic version of something that feels like […]

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Canned Wines Are a Thing. These Are the Best for Your Summer Adventures.

It’s usually a good bet that a canned wine won’t measure up to its bottled siblings—until now. In recent years, canned wine has risen not only in quality but also in popularity: the canned-wine market was valued at $211 million in 2020, and it’s poised to continue growing. Perfectly portable and easy to chill, these […]

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The Best Gear for Drinking Outside

No matter what kind of outdoor adventures you’re planning this summer, there’s a good chance you’ll be drinking al fresco. Whether you’re camping, spending time at the beach, or sipping drinks in your backyard, we’ve rounded up our favorite gear and gadgets that will help you achieve stress-free sipping. Corkcicle Eola Bucket Cooler Bag ($160) […]

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Looking for the Perfect No-Alcohol Summer Cocktail? Read This Book.

It’s time to start thinking about low-alcohol cocktails—and even alcohol-free sips—in a whole new light. Enjoying a lightened-up drink can be just as relaxing, socially invigorating, and, yes, even delicious as the real thing, according to Natasha David, craft-cocktail veteran of New York’s Nitecap bar. In her new book, Drink Lightly ($27), David fills page […]

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Is There Such Thing as “Clean Wine”?

There are plenty of buzzwords surrounding wine: organic, natural, and, yes, even clean. But does that word hold any real meaning? And, more importantly, can wine really be clean? Andrea Morris, beverage director of the renowned Union Square Cafe in New York and an advanced sommelier with the Court of Master Sommeliers, explains that there’s […]

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