Wyoming Whiskey has released its second batch of Barrel Strength Bourbon (62.35% ABV). Aromas of oak, vanilla and caramel with touches of clove and nutmeg in the background. On the palate, clove and nutmeg and sweeter notes of fudge, caramel, orange blossom honey, anise and a bit of smokiness. Suggested... Read More
This smooth ouzo has aromas of anise with a subtle note of mastic. Suggested retail is $16.99. AVAILABLE FROM Abacus Distributing.
by SANDY BLOCK, MW Rarely dramatic or complex in aroma, Pinot Blanc is nonetheless amongst the most evocative white grape varieties, capable of making wine that is subtle in flavor, soft and gentle in texture, and remarkably versatile with food. It doesn’t shout, it whispers. One of my biggest wine... Read More
by HARVEY FINKEL For those who enjoyed its wines during the decade, 1978-1988, of gustatory and technical successes, Plymouth’s first commercial producer, Commonwealth Winery, is still fondly remembered. Commonwealth was also one of New England’s earliest wineries in the modern era. Financial challenges forced its closure. I would see founding... Read More
by PINK LADY Certain occasions simply call for drinking bubbly: New Year’s Eve, the holiday season between Thanksgiving and New Year’s, a wedding toast, Sunday morning, and of course, Valentine’s Day. The Negroni Sbagliato is a drink that came about by accident but is the perfect, rosy-hued sparkling aperitif to... Read More