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VIVERE ITALIAN VODKA

This hand-crafted, small-batch grape vodka is produced from 1OO% Glera Prosecco grapes grown in Valdobbiadene, Treviso, Italy. The fermented grape skins are distilled by means of an exclusive system using tall, vertical columns and specific software for the technical control of the distillation process. The vacuum distillation process involves a...
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ABSOLUT ELYX

The Elyx bottle has undergone a redesign which is the work of London-based design agency Stranger & Stranger. Made from over 4O% recycled glass, the faceted bottle pays homage to Absolut’s vintage copper column still from 1921. AVAILABLE FROM United Liquors.

GARNACHA from CARIÑENA

By Harvey Finkel When I was but a boy, I would be transported weekly to Victorian England by the Sherlock Holmes radio program. Almost as much as the adventure, I enjoyed the usual coda, in which Nigel Bruce, genial, stalwart, comfortable Dr. Watson to Basil Rathbone’s incisive Holmes, sitting before...
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SPRING HAS SPRUNG…BEERS FOR OUTDOOR ENJOYMENT

By Andy Crouch There’s something about a beer garden. The communality and conviviality, the open air, the slowing of time to allow for a beer or two surrounded by good friends and laughs. A familiar sight in many countries around the world, from Europe to Asia, beer gardens have been...
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TIPPY COW RUM CREAM

The brand has introduced a new look for its line of what it calls “nostalgic flavors” which include Orange Cream, Chocolate Shake, Vanilla Soft Serve and Shamrock Mint. Tippy Cow Rum Cream is blended with Caribbean rum and Wisconsin dairy cream. Suggested retail for a 75Oml is $18. AVAILABLE FROM...
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NINETY PLUS CELLARS LOT 165 COLLECTOR SERIES ZINFANDEL

The newest addition to the Collector Series, Lot 165 Zinfandel is from the highly revered Rockpile AVA in northern California. Hand-harvested by block and fermented in small batches, it matures for a year in French oak barrels, after which the final blend is assembled and bottled. Aromas of violets and...
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ROE & CO IRISH WHISKEY

A new blended whiskey from Ireland, Roe & Co has notes of soft spice and sugar with hints of spiced pear and woody vanilla. A light creaminess on the finish. Aged in bourbon casks, 9O proof. Suggested retail is $42-$44. AVAILABLE FROM United Liquors.

BUMBU XO

This small-batch rum from Panama is aged up to 18 years in bourbon barrels and finished in white oak sherry barrels from Andalusia, Spain. Suggested retail for a 75Oml is $4O to $45. AVAILABLE FROM Horizon Beverage Company.

METAXA 12 STARS

This new release from Metaxa is a blend of Muscat wine from the Greek islands of Samos and Lemnos, aged wine distillates and Mediterranean botanicals macerated in the spirit. Suggested retail for a 75Oml is $4O. AVAILABLE FROM United Liquors.