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 Vine...

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

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...

Te Amo, Tequila

Ah, Tequila. The delicious spirit from our neighbor to the south, shrouded in mystery to many. Where does it really come from? How is it made? Why does it make us want to sing, to dance, to make us relive stories of yesterday? Today is National Tequila Day, which...