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Go for the gold with Cachaca, Brazil’s national spirit

By Wyatt / August 5, 2016 / Comments Off on Go for the gold with Cachaca, Brazil’s national spirit

When planning your Olympic Summer Games viewing party, look no further for your featured cocktail than Brazil’s national drink–the Caipirinha. And you can’t make a delicious Caipirinha without cachaça, the national spirit of Brazil. Cachaça is often miscategorized as a white rum. But unlike rum, which is most often made from molasses, the by-product of…

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The one Protest everyone can support this summer

By Wyatt / July 26, 2016 / Comments Off on The one Protest everyone can support this summer

During July, most wine lovers turn their attention to lighter fare such as Sauvignon Blancs or Chardonnays. Every once in a while though, a red does come along in this warmer season that captures everyone’s attention. This summer, it is The Protest. The Protest is Chateau Diana’s grand experiment in marrying whiskey and wine. They…

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Johnny Appleseed would be proud—hard cider is blooming

By Wyatt / May 27, 2016 / Comments Off on Johnny Appleseed would be proud—hard cider is blooming

Hard cider has long been a traditional favorite of Europeans, and has been experiencing consistent growth for the last few years among the craft beverage movement here. The cider industry grew by 400% in 2014 and there are now more than 150 cider brands nationwide. Cider is usually carbonated. Although primarily made from fermented apples,…

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