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Atlantic City Food & Wine Festival with the Fordcast Tour

The beach near the Boardwalk Atlantic City, I haven’t seen you in over a decade of my life – and you have certainly changed for the better. The past weekend was the four-day long, 2nd Annual Atlantic City Food & Wine Festival. Lots of wines to imbibe on, with some food to sample and cooking demonstrations (let’s say wine & spirits to food ratio is about 2:1). And as expected, it was packed I think there’s at least 1,000 people filled the three large event rooms of Bally’s for the Grand Market. (I have attended one of AC F&W event,..

Channing Daughters Winery in Bridgehampton, NY

Channing Daughters Winery (left) and their vineyard (right) My final stop of my Hamptons weekend trip back on nearly two weeks ago, was Channing Daughters Winery. The reasoning behind picking this particular vineyard compared to many others in the North Fork of Long Island was its experimentation of how they’d ferment their wines (using either commercial yeast or natural yeasts of its surroundings), to aging in oak or stainless steel barrels, yielding different tastes, smells and textures. (more…)

Valentine’s Day Gift Guide: Libations Edition

As many of you are well aware, Valentine’s Day is coming up in a few weeks. If you have a significant other to impress and he or she loves a good bottle of wine or spirit, this would be a good guide to have ideas, ranging from the celebratory bubbly (Champagne), fine bourbons, to gin and liqueurs that would fill up his or her bar at home. Bourbon Basil Hayden http://www.smallbatch.com This 80-proof bourbon is the lightest bodied bourbon whiskey in the family of Jim Beam small batch bourbons. This spicy bourbon with a hint of honey flavor and a..

Valentine's Day Gift Guide: Libations Edition

As many of you are well aware, Valentine’s Day is coming up in a few weeks. If you have a significant other to impress and he or she loves a good bottle of wine or spirit, this would be a good guide to have ideas, ranging from the celebratory bubbly (Champagne), fine bourbons, to gin and liqueurs that would fill up his or her bar at home. Bourbon Basil Hayden http://www.smallbatch.com This 80-proof bourbon is the lightest bodied bourbon whiskey in the family of Jim Beam small batch bourbons. This spicy bourbon with a hint of honey flavor and a..

Gifts for the Wine and Cocktail Lovers

For the person in your life who loves a good bottle of wine or cocktails, here is my list of wines and libations that he or she would like to add in their collection or for consumption. (Like my Holiday Food Gifts editorial, this list would expand as we near the holidays.) To see the list of brands, tasting notes, and where to get these alcoholic beverages, please read on after the jump. [tylr-slidr userID=”” groupID=””]http://www.flickr.com/photos/hellokitty893112/sets/72157625306347597/[/tylr-slidr] (more…)