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What Wine to Drink at Christmas

Christie’s wine experts David Elswood and Tim Triptree sat down with GQ over a gargantuan plate of turkey with all the trimmings to tell us what you should drink this Christmas.  Read more here, from British GQ.

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How Gallo Restored the William Hill Brand to Glory Interesting story from the Valley News.  We strongly recommend you read it here.

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Drinkers in Europe Are Getting a Thirst for American Liquors. But Will Trade Keep Flowing?

Drinkers outside the U.S., who are fast developing a taste for uniquely American liquors. The U.S. exported $1.4 billion worth of distilled spirits in 2016, a 6.7% increase on 2015, and this year is

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The 19th-Century Swill Milk Scandal That Poisoned Infants with Whiskey Runoff

Nearly 8,000 babies a year shriveled to death from uncontrollable diarrhea, as reported by The New York Times. Without the luxury of advanced medical diagnostics, doctors struggled to identify the culprit. The public floated theories—nutritional and digestive

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“A Liquor Reign of Terror”: Prohibition Pitted Churches Against Moonshiners in Virginia Beach

Just in time for the anniversary of the Repeal of Prohibition, the Francis Land House in Virginia Beach opens an exhibit, “Teetotalers & Moonshiners: Prohibition in Virginia, Distilled.”  Read more here, from the Virginian-Pilot of Norfolk.  It’s a good read.

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‘Mizu to Ikiru’ – ‘Living with Water’: Suntory’s Commitment to Society When Beam Suntory launched its Natural Water Sanctuary project at Maker’s Mark Distillery just one year after Suntory acquired Beam, it was inspired by the parent corporation’s vision of … Continue reading

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