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Inside a Wine Competition Drink Me Magazine

An Insider View of Wine Competitions

The young Sommeliers who are working the back of the house bring out our second flight of wines – glasses of Sauvignon Blanc. Each judge gets seven coded glasses: seven new wines to swirl, sniff, sip, spit, and score. Number 602-29. Silver? No, its grapefruit aroma and crisp acidity balancing …

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48 Hours in Tijuana Drink Me Mag
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48 Hours in Tijuana, Mexico

There are few cities in the world as vibrantly alive as Tijuana. From the second the I-5 enters Mexico and drops you in the center of the border metropolis of more than a million people, you can’t help but become infused with the nonstop energy the city embodies. Though many …

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Ruffino Luminaria Drink Me Mag

Ruffino Modus Luminaria

Come holiday season, check out this brilliant gift package. Inside the beautifully detailed brushed metal sleeve and lacquered wooden box comes a Ruffino wine from Tuscany called Modus. This high-scoring wine will grace your holiday dinner and the sleeve will serve as a candleholder long after the bottle is empty …

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CuttySark Kicks Drink Me Mag

Cutty Sark Kicks

These high tops are ideal for the bartender, whiskey lover, or anyone who appreciates a slick pair of sneaks. Designed with comfort and style in mind they’re perfect for a night at the bar, behind the bar, or… on top of the bar? The spirit-driven limited edition pairing of Generic …

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Schmaltz Drink Me, Photo Credit Tom Stock

Released from the Fold

Released from the Fold Shmaltz Brewing Company sets up shop of its own Shmaltz Brewing Company, long a contract brewer, has finally settled down. The new brewery and tasting room in upstate New York’s Clifton Park will open its doors to the thirsty public on the seventh of July. In …

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MARQUIS Vodka Drink Me MAg

Vodka Honesty

My evening had been going well—nothing life-changing, mind you, but this first night at Revel, the two-billion-dollar boondoggle in Atlantic City, was chugging along pleasantly. Decent dinner, personable company, new hotel. And then I saw it: Behind the bar at one of the many venues there at which one may, …

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