Wines to Fall For This Season

Wines to Fall For This Season

Fall has arrived and it never ceases to give me all the “feels”. The sunshine remains but the temperature cools. Flavors of citrus and fresh produce turn to pumpkin spices and warm stews. Sweaters come out of their dens as we collectively give up on our beach-body...
CA Wine Month: A Magical Visit to Lodi

CA Wine Month: A Magical Visit to Lodi

September is California Wine Month!  September is California Wine Month, and we’re celebrating by talking about some of our favorite wine regions in the golden state. In the last installment, we’re visiting Lodi!  A Magical Visit to Lodi What used to be the “Old...
All For Rum & Rum for All!

All For Rum & Rum for All!

Rum holds a special place in my heart – it reminds me of one of my first cocktail experiences, sitting with my father on a summer afternoon and sipping a rum and Coke. I distinctly remember enjoying the surprising dryness of the rum combined with the sweetness of the...
Sake for the Summer

Sake for the Summer

If you’re drinking sake this summer (and I hope you are), make it Honjozo Sake. Honjozo is a premium sake with a small amount of pure brewer’s alcohol added after fermentation. Alcohol has been added to sake since the early Edo period (1603-1868), for better...