What are you drinking this Sunday?

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Whether you are rooting from Carolina or Denver, we can all agree that watching the big game is not the same without good eats and lots of drinks.

According to the New York Times, wine is taking front and center in stadiums and homes across the United States. Wine sales have been steadily increasing faster than beer sales, especially around Super Bowl time, which is a reflection of the changing preferences of younger fans and an increase in women who watch the big game.

Whether you are drinking beer, wine, or spirits, we have everything you need for the big day!

We are offering 10% off all bourbon this weekend Feb. 6 and Feb. 7. Just mention this promo at the register!

Vermouth 101

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Vermouth is a fortified wine flavored with various botanicals (roots, bark, flowers, seeds, herbs, and spices). “Vermouth” comes from the German word Wermut for wormwood, which has traditionally been the main ingredient in the liquor.

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A Case for Boxed Wine

 

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Boxed wine.

You’ve seen it on the shelves of your local wine and spirits shop. Maybe even stopped a moment to ponder if you should buy it, but decided against it because it can’t possibly be as good as bottled wine… right?

Wrong.

If your only experience with boxed wine is a case of Franzia, then you have some catching up to do.

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National Zinfandel Day

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Happy National Zinfandel Day! For today only, we’re offering 15% off all bottles of Zinfandel in the store. Stop by the store, give us a call or shop online.

What is Zinfandel?

Zinfandel (or affectionately known as Zin for short), is a robust red wine that primarily grows in the vineyards of California. The grape grows best in climates that are warm, but not too hot. The fruit ripens fairly early to produce a juice with a high sugar content, and is praised for its ability to reflect terroir and the winemaker’s style and skill.

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Whiskey Fest Recap

Fall is the perfect season to explore whiskey.

On October 23rd, we hosted our annual Whiskey Fest, a free tasting of over 25 whiskeys. Hundreds of people dropped by to taste some of the best Bourbon, Scotch, Rye, and Irish whiskeys on the market.

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