When a James Bond movie comes out, drinks writers immediately pounce on what 007 is drinking in his latest flick.
Long, long ago, in a market not so far from where I now live, Four Roses was a commonplace whiskey brand. I can still recall seeing it on the bar shelves at the homes of family friends, and pictures of it in magazines and on bulletin boards.
Celebrity-owned wine companies are commonplace. Think Francis Ford Coppola, Fess Parker, Jerry Garcia, Greg Norman, Olivia Newton-John and so forth.
A reader e-mailed me for help in locating guaro, a sugar cane-based liquor from Costa Rica. “I saw a posting you made regarding … guaro. After trying it in Costa Rica, I have been trying to locate it here. I live in Florida, but travel to California frequently. Please let […]