Alcohol

  • Beaded Bottle Covers
    Beaded bottle covers make the ordinary gift of wine extraordinary. So much of the joy a present brings is in the way it is presented. Gifts are a lot more fun to open when they are in a big box, wra....
  • Rum Coolers
    There are an incredible number of rum coolers. Rum is one of those versatile, chameleon-like alcoholic beverages that tastes good with just about everything. Additionally, rum tastes great in sweete....
  • Bourgogne Wines
    Bourgogne wines, as a term, refers to wines grown in the Burgundy appellation of France. Despite all the variations in Bourgogne wines--of which there seem to be thousands--they are all pretty much m....
  • Gourmet Wines
    Don't be fooled by hoity-toity websites that refer to themselves as "gourmet wine-sellers." The word "gourmet" in that sentence is a show-off. Unless you're paying a buck-ninety-five for Boone's Far....
  • Virginia Peanuts
    There are few more fitting complements to a freshly poured pint than a dish of Virginia peanuts. Aside from the mess created by discarded shells, peanuts are the perfect snack. Their salt content make....
  • Vegetarian Wines
    All wines are, by definition, vegetarian. Vegetarian wines use organic, plant or mineral based agents, as well as albumin (egg white) during the wine-making phase known as "fining." Because all wines....
  • Wine Backpacks
    Some wine backpacks are like clown cars: it's just unbelievable how much you can fit into them. When I was looking at wine backpacks for my friend, I saw picnic backpacks that could hold blankets, wi....
  • Mexican Tequila
    Mexican tequila has a rich and fascinating history. Blue agave tequila was the first spirit distilled on the continent of North America, as well as the first to be sold commercially. Before Mexican ....
  • Fine Brandy
    Fine brandy should be sipped slowly, and with attention. Fine brandy and its finest representation, cognac, take a great deal of time to develop. These are not easy alcoholic beverages to produce. ....
  • Buy Champagne
    Champagne is a region, a method, and a product like no other. The producers of what could be called "liquid magic" are known as the Champenois, and are fiercely protective of the Champagne name. The....