SAN ANTONIO — It takes more money than ever to make a bottle of wine these days. The cost of the bottle itself has gone up, as have the prices of corks and even foil caps.
If you’re looking for local fine Italian dining without a Metro ride all the way into D.C., then look no further than Villa Mozart.
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.
ATLANTA — Widely acknowledged for his beermaking skills, Brooklyn Brewery brewmaster Garrett Oliver recently presented his most ambitious beer to date – Brooklyn Local 1 – a champagnelike, Belgian-style beer that’s 100 percent naturally carbonated in cork-finished bottles. But Oliver is also a talented home chef and an expert on […]
At one time, gin was such a ubiquitous liquor it would have been unthinkable to talk about a comeback for the white spirit. What did the drink of both society sophsticates and college sophomores have to come back from?
Gordon Biersch made its name in California with delicious, authentically-styled German lager beers, made under the strict rules of the Reinheitsgebot — the 1516 law dictating beer can be brewed with only four ingredients: Barley, hops, yeast and water.
As consumer preferences increasingly favor the spirits segment of the adult beverage industry, to the detriment of beer sales, there is increased interest in gaining control of quality brands that sell.
As the Dupont Circle area, P Street in particular, has been under renovation for quite some time, we can expect more trendy storefronts, bars and lounges popping up in the area. However, this particular neighborhood has always housed successful independent businesses that not only add to its charm but mark […]
NEW YORK — Gin can be looked at in many ways.
You want to know what “drawing power” is? Consider this story: After taking ownership of Scoop Beauregard’s, a tiny ice cream a coffee parlor nestled in Arlington’s Westover Plaza, new owners Kris and Michelle Rowley wanted to freshen up their new shop. As the couple started repainting the walls, they […]