Tap The Rocky Mountain Single Malt

It was a hot July day in Colorado and I found myself standing in the middle of Red Rocks Amphitheater talking about whiskey with the Master Distiller of Stranahan’s, Rob Dietrich. We were surrounded by leagues of impossibly fit people, running stairs … Continue reading


Red Cap, Killer Cabs & Instagramming with @thehowellmonk

I’ll admit, I have a slight addiction to Instagram. Maybe you do to? Of course, my Instagramming tends to focus on alcohol. My mother follows me (thanks, mom!) and once asked me why I just post about booze. I don’t know, mom, … Continue reading

From Stonestreet to Copain: Jackson Family Wines’ Impressive Portfolio

(Jump down below for six standout wines from Stonestreet and Copain) There is a lot of romanticism in wine. The grapes, the winemakers, the vineyards… what’s not to love? But wine is, at the end of the day, a business. … Continue reading


Drinking New Orleans, Part II: 5 Hot Spots for Beer, Booze & Cocktails

New Orleans is one of America’s great drink cities, and in this next installment of Drinking New Orleans, we’re taking a look at five hot spots for beer, booze and cocktails in the Big Easy. Looking for wine hot spots? Check out our New Orleans … Continue reading


Drinking New Orleans, Part I: Wine Hot Spots in the Big Easy

New Orleans is one of America’s great food and drink cities, and every time we visit we uncover more great places to indulge. In this installment of Drinking New Orleans, we’re taking a look at some of the best bars, restaurants and bottle shops … Continue reading

Year in Review: 10 Great Drink Moments from 2015

From new California wine producers, to 200th anniversaries, sour beers and IPAs, 2015 was a great year in drinks. As we do every year around this time, we’re tracing back to pick out our 10 favorite drink moments of the … Continue reading


Drinking New England: Summer Farm Sipping in Westport, MA

There are a lot of great drink-worthy “day trips” and getaways for beer, wine and spirits fans in New England. And I decided it was about time to start writing about them.  If you drive about an hour and a half … Continue reading


Drinking Colorado: Spirits Edition (Feat. Stranahan’s, Leopold Bros & more)

In the past ten years Colorado has gone from just one craft distillery to fifty, making it one of the foremost states for craft spirits in the county. For part two in our Drinking Colorado series, we take a look … Continue reading


Drinking Colorado: Craft Beer Edition

When I went to college in Colorado in the late 90s, there was already a burgeoning craft beer culture in the state. Fast-forward 15+ years and Colorado has become a haven for great drinks; featuring a craft beer scene that has … Continue reading


In The Hills Above St. Helena: Napa Valley’s Mountain Wineries

Beyond the glitz and decadent wine estates of Highway 29 in California’s Napa Valley, a mountainous landscape emerges on the horizon. You can’t miss it, really. Driving toward St. Helena, or even further up toward Calistoga; a landscape of beautiful … Continue reading

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