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Take a Trip Around the World with These Delicious Drinks

Take a Trip Around the World with These Delicious Drinks

Traveling doesn’t have to mean jumping on a plane and venturing off into the sunset. Instead, why not taste all that the world has to offer from the comfort of your own home? Whether you’re craving the flavors of Singapore or are vibing with something from a Manhattan bistro, cocktails can send your taste buds on an adventure. Experience libations from around the world with these delicious cocktail ideas:

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10 Sunshine-Inspired Cocktails That Put You In Warm Weather Mood

10 Sunshine-Inspired Cocktails That Put You In Warm Weather Mood

So, summertime has rolled around in your backyard.  If you’re feeling the heat, then you would know that there’s nothing like a sip of your favorite cocktail drink to kick-start the hottest season of the year. Pair that with getting a nice tan while lying by the poolside, and you’re more than ready to bask in those sunshine rays with all its golden glory. To set the mood, here are 10 sunshine-inspired cocktails you should try.

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What is Maryland Day & Why Do We Celebrate It?

What is Maryland Day & Why Do We Celebrate It?

So, what does Maryland Day have to do with a wine and spirits store? Well for starters, we are proud Marylanders. We have the best state flag. And, frankly, we love to celebrate (preferably with a brew in hand). Maryland Day has grown into something more: a celebration of the state’s history, culture, heritage, and diversity (not to mention a great excuse to drink with friends).

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Get an Education in All Things Sparkling and Bubbly

Get an Education in All Things Sparkling and Bubbly

Is there anything more celebratory than a bottle of something sparkling and bubbly? We think not. But when it comes to picking out the perfect beverage for that joyous occasion, we get a lot of questions: “What’s the difference between champagne and sparkling wine?”, “Why does champagne cost more?”, “Which one should I buy?” We hear you. It can be kind of confusing. But it doesn’t have to be. Grab a seat and let us teach you everything you need to know about fine fizzy wines.

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How to Throw an Awesome and Intimate Holiday Party

How to Throw an Awesome and Intimate Holiday Party

It seems COVID is the guest we didn’t invite to 2020. Yet, we have all been there. It happens with big parties. Someone invites some “friends,” and hosting a fun party ends up being a marathon. By the end of the night, you aren’t sure if you ate enough or drank enough, or even if you enjoyed it. That is why, if we can find one silver lining to 2020, we are proposing to keep it small.

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Skunked Beer – What You Need To Know

Skunked Beer - What You Need To Know

So, you just finished an afternoon of yard work and all you can think about is downing an iced cold bottle of beer. You grab it out of the cooler, pop the top, take a big ole swig and “Yuck!”. You just got “skunked”, or more accurately your beer did. What happened and what can you do to prevent this tragedy in the future?

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