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Summer Solstice Sunshine In A Glass

Summer Solstice, which falls on June 21st this year, is the longest day of the year in terms of sunlight and that means an earlier sunrise and a later sunset. This translates into more daylight hours for enjoying some incredible cocktails put-together for you by elite bartenders from around the …

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Vaynerchuk’s Empathy Wines Releases New White Wine

Empathy Wines, the disruptive new direct-to-consumer winery from entrepreneur Gary Vaynerchuk and co-founders and fellow wine and marketing industry veterans, Jon Troutman and Nate Scherotter, announced the launch of its White Wine, a bright blend of Chenin Blanc, Chardonnay and Grenache Blanc, sourced from sustainable growers from the emerging California …

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Prepare For July 4th, John Wayne Style

The best way to celebrate July 4th is with fireworks, pool parties, BBQs and of course delicious cocktails! Duke Spirits’ Kentucky Straight Bourbon is a must-have for all your summer holiday drinks. The bourbon was crafted from John Wayne’s handwritten notes and is aged in charred, new American oak barrels. …

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Meet Mezza di Mezzacorona Rosé

Mezzacorona, the Italian wine producer released its sparkling rosé Mezza di Mezzacorona Rosé this month to the U.S. Made from estate-grown grapes in the foothills of the Italian Alps, Mezza di Mezzacorona Rosé is the brand’s first foray into Charmat-method sparkling rosé. The grapes are harvested and selected by hand …

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This LQD Says It’s Healthier

Meet LQD, the health-conscious alcoholic beverage for when you are on the go this summer. Pronounced “L-Q-D”, this beverage brand is taking green tea and coconut water to the next level through the power of fermentation with its new Hard Coconut Waters and Hard Green Teas. LQD says it’s the …

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Ah Schnapsicles!

It’s beginning to look (and feel) a lot like summer in the Nation’s Capital, and Stable DC is excited to announce the return of their popular frozen summertime treat, the Schnapsicle.  This original-recipe concoction combines everyone’s favorite refreshments for beating the heat – popsicles and alcohol – making Stable DC …

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The 5 Best Anti Hangover Pills

Had a few too many cocktails at happy hour last night and woken up with a hangover? We’ve all been there.  If you’re looking for a way to prevent it from happening in the future, anti hangover pills may be the solution.  Anti hangover pills are  are a relatively new type …

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Editors' Reviews

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Les Hauts de Smith 2013: 94 Pts

Wine: Les Hauts de Smith 2013 Region: AOC Pessac-Leognan Score: 94 pts Best Enjoyed: Now – 2023+ Distinct aromas of gunpowder and warm granite, with lime blossom and spice. Gorgeous. Stunning acidity here, with an almost gum-like flavor evolving on the finish. The mid-palate shows lime, lime blossom, seckle pear, hints of shiso and fennel …

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