In our heads, we all know instinctively what a truly wonderful, refined, and delicious summer cocktail should be like. As soon as the thermometer starts creeping up (and, importantly, staying up), we start craving cool, crisp, refreshing, and clean characteristics in our drinks - essentially, the precise characteristics which make vodka such a world-beating spirit.
Let’s face facts: the vast majority of us are not fully-trained sommeliers, and are unlikely to ever become one. However, that doesn’t mean we are in any way incapable of learning the fundamentals of the fine art of food and wine pairing… and art which, actually, is far simpler and more straightforward than most of us ever realised.
Whether you’re a seasoned pro, or someone who is brand new to wine tasting, going along to wineries, cellar doors or tasting tables at wine merchants is rarely anything but an absolute treat for the senses. Tasting sessions are the perfect way to explore the endlessly varied world of wine - there are hundreds of thousands of bottles out there, and each one has something unique to say about the grape, the style, the region and the individual flavours and aromas within.
As any wine lover would be quick to tell you, the world of wine is one which never stops evolving, never stops expanding, and is constantly keeping you on your toes. Every year, it seems as if another country steps into the wine industry, keen to get involved in this ancient and endlessly satisfying drink, and eager to discover what secrets their soils can reveal.
We all know the scene: it’s been a busy week at work, you’re feeling a little tired and in need of some indulgence, and your sofa is looking more than a little tempting right now. What’s more, Netflix and that new box set is calling your name, and you can think of nothing better than curling up for the evening with a mountain of your favourite binge foods, a hefty load of snacks, and a well-paired bottle of wine. Now, doesn’t that sound heavenly?
Beer is indeed one of the most popular alcoholic drinks in the world.
However, useful and interesting facts about beer are known only to a few.
Here are 9 things worth knowing about beer:
Good alcohol doesn’t always belong in a glass. Sometimes it belongs in your kitchen where you can add some nice twist to it. Chocolate lovers out there always look for more exciting flavors and creations that will make it more fun. Well, various companies out there also want to give some exciting combinations of chocolate such and high-end liquor. This is a chance to mix two rapturous ingredients to bring out the best in them.
Finally, it’s time to bid goodbye to the year 2018 and greet 2019. And there’s no better way to welcome the new year than by having a dashing booze party with your loved ones. So, here we go with 10 delicious cocktails to try this New Year.
With Christmas around the corner, brainstorming the perfect party ideas are inevitable. This year no matter what the theme is, include these outstanding cocktail recipes to the list to soak in some delicious boozy drinks.
The warmth that embraces your body with every drop of the finest spirit from France is a feeling you will never forget. Cognac, a name derived from the west coast town in France is where the magic of preparing this palatable drink happens. Brandies that originated from the valley of Charente River, especially from the areas in and around Cognac, were critically acclaimed. They behold a blend of flavors and aromas that promise to leave you mesmerized in its uniqueness.