With nine botanicals, including juniper berries, lemon verbena, cardamom and orange peel, this Irish gin is smooth and strikes a balance of aromatic spice and citrus. Inspired by Irish mythology, Ninth Wave is named after the giant wave that separates Earth from the “Otherworld”, a utopia off the Irish coast.... Read More
A blend of Pinot Noir and Glera, this light and refreshing pink Prosecco offers notes of red currants, apple blossom and rose, followed by bright citrus and ripe strawberries on the palate. A secondary fermentation in steel tanks develops long-lasting bubbles that shape this wine’s signature effervescence. Suggested retail is... Read More
Marul Mavrud is a traditional varietal from Bulgaria. This is a strong, well-structured, and medium-bodied red wine with ripe tannins and a dry, chocolate finish. Suggested retail is $14.99. AVAILABLE FROM Baystate Wine & Spirits.
Cielo has expanded its line with this new Prosecco Rosé. Fresh and balanced, it has slightly fruity notes with a delicate perlage. Suggested retail is $12.99. AVAILABLE FROM Baystate Wine & Spirits.
by ANDY CROUCH As the United States begins to emerge from quarantine related to the coronavirus, beer industry stalwarts are busy discussing what the future will hold for the category. From board rooms to bar rooms across the country, everyone from chief executive officers to bar backs is wondering how... Read More
by PINK LADY Spring tends to come in fits and starts here in New England, but the best way to show mother nature we are ready for her is to get into the spirit with what’s in your cocktail glass. I am pleased to introduce one of the simplest ways... Read More
by HARVEY FINKEL During the forthcoming summer we shall be seeking wines that are white and light in body and alcohol, that evoke citrus, and that have preserved enlivening acidity, perhaps a bit of an added tingle too. In the last issue in this space we sampled Txakoli, which fulfilled... Read More