TLAQUEPAQUE, Mexico — Straight tequilas, whether blanco, reposoda or anejo.
I can just picture the scene. A concerned parent is out strolling through the park with his/her offspring(s) when, suddenly, a wild-eyed pervert leaps out of the bushes and starts mixing a cocktail right in front of them.
One of the nice things about watching movies at home is that you can relax with something to eat plus sip a cocktail, wine or beer while you’re viewing.
There is a fraternity of enthusiasm that encompasses spirits makers on various scales. But when it comes down to the actual production of drinks, building the businesses certainly remains a matter of scale.
The phenomenally crowded vodka market doesn’t seem to be scaring off any would-be competitors. Barely a week goes by without the introduction of a new or new-to-the-U.S. brand.
Diamonds, we are told, are a girl’s best friend. If you can’t afford diamonds for your girl, you still can be a romantic fool for a lot less but keep it in the gem family.
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With sincere apologies to the late Dr. Seuss … I do not understand the French, When sitting idly on a bench, Or fighting in a muddy trench, Or berating a writer for being a mench.
There are few things as esoteric as spirits, wines and beers. There are literally millions of each around the world, and each has a following. Some more than others, of course, but tastes and customs vary so widely that anything goes.
That clanging sound you hear way off to the east is the crossing of swords being wielded as the European Parliament battles over what, precisely, constitutes vodka.