Whiskey Bible Crown

JAPANESE DRAM STEALS ‘WHISKY BIBLE’ CROWN SHOCK FOR SCOTCH…JIM MURRAY NAMES YAMAZAKI SINGLE MALT ‘WORLD’S BEST’… HIGHLAND HEARTLANDS ECLIPSED BY LAND OF RISING SUN…SHAPE UP NOW, WARNS ‘BIBLE’ GURU…       A JAPANESE single malt has been anointed World Whisky of the Year by the 2015 edition of Jim Murray’s Whisky Bible. The stunning…

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Exclusive Dalmore cocktail

Barbecoa develops exclusive Dalmore cocktail ‘The Real Red Stag’ The Dalmore distillery, home to some of the world’s most exceptional and unique single malt whiskies, has partnered with a mixologist from Jamie Oliver’s barbecue steakhouse Barbecoa, to create a new Dalmore cocktail named ‘The Real Red Stag’.   Mirka Kohutova who works as a mixologist…

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Stag’s Leap Opens New Visitor Center

On Tuesday, September 23, Napa’s Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars officially opened the doors of its new FAY Outlook & Visitor Center. A joint venture between owners Ste. Michelle Wine Estates and Marchesi Antinori, the 6,000-square-foot facility cost $7 million. At the official grand opening ceremony, Ted Baseler (president and CEO of Ste. Michelle Wine Estates),…

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Paso Robles Breaking Up?

Government approves subdividing California wine region into 11 new subappellations Paso Robles wine just got a lot more complicated—but many local winemakers say that’s for the better. Seven years after it was originally petitioned, the Federal Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) has approved 11 new American Viticultural Areas (AVA) within the existing…

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How Much Will Napa’s Earthquake Cost?

With harvest winding down, vintners are getting a better idea of what August’s quake inflicted The dust may have settled from California’s Aug. 24 earthquake, but Napa Valley’s wine industry is still calculating the cost, with early estimates running beyond $80 million. In the weeks that followed the 6.0 magnitude quake (downgraded from 6.1), wineries…

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Drink This Cocktail To Support Beast Cancer

The Lusty Pink Lady           You may not be acquainted with the Pink Lady. The drink, a variation on the classic White lady made with gin, lemon juice, Cointreau and egg white, gets unfairly maligned for its pink color. While its hue (whick it gets from a few dashes of grenadine)…

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