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It's a classic you'll go back to time and time again.
Great for batch cocktails or a summer sip, the margarita is versatile, delicious, and multi-seasonal. The history of the margarita is an ambiguous one, with origin stories based in old Hollywood favorites like Rita Hayworth (whose real name was Margarita Cansino) and Peggy Lee.  Another ...
 
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Because the best libations have just a hint of mint.
Kentucky Derby festivities are great but not everyone is a fan of the race's official cocktail, the Mint Julep. Whether you are searching for festive Derby alternative or a refreshing springtime tipple, we've rounded up the best mint cocktails that are fantastic ...
 
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These bottles are meant to be savored one sip at a time.
"Tequila has come a very long way from its early harsh days and its blue collar palates," says Iñaki Orozco, who founded Riazul Tequila and organized a seminar on sipping tequilas at New Orleans's Tales of the Cocktail. "It grew in popularity, driving ...
 
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More than 1,000 gathered for a chance to score wine not found anywhere else.
On Saturday, February 23, the 2017 vintages debuted at the 23rd annual Premiere Napa Valley wine auction, in St. Helena, California, where more than 1,000 wine professionals attended the sold-out festivities at the Culinary Institute of America at Greystone. Premiere Napa Valley wines ...
 
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From bloody marys to classic martinis and cosmos, these are the best vodkas to stock your bar with.
When it comes to cocktail-making few spirits are as versatile as vodka—in fact, vodka didn't even really take off in the U.S. until the mixology craze of the '90s really brought the spirit's low-key flavors to the forefront. Nowadays, vodka is consistently ...
 
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Set the mood for a romantic evening with one (or a few) of these tasty libations.
Whether you're planning a date night or girls night this Valentine's Day, it's always a good idea to add a fun cocktail into the mix. In honor of the most romantic day of the year, here are 30 Valentine's Day cocktail recipes you'll fall ...
 
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The classic liquor brands and essential mixology gear for the most stylish home bar.
Welcome to Town & Country’s first-ever Bar Cart Awards, a celebration of the classic bottles and essential mixology gear that every home bar needs.BUY NOWSince Alexander Reid first obtained a license in 1824, this distillery has grown into a worldwide powerhouse for single ...
 
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Add a touch of timeless sophistication to your home bar.
The name cognac conjures up images of brown leather and crystal tumblers, exuding old world luxury. And yet, it's precisely that je ne sais quoi that keeps many of us from making it our nightcap of choice; the sense that we don't know enough ...
 
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From hostess gifts to the highest of the high end, these are the best bottles for gifting
Holiday gifting can be fraught with obstacles. Clothes don't fit, your favorite art's not always to someone else's taste, books lack a bit of pizzaz. But before you head for the gift-card-and-a-candle route, might we suggest a gift that's a guaranteed not to ...
 
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From what to order to how it's made, here's a primer on America's favorite spirit.
How to Drink Whiskey | Whiskey 101: A Primer | The Best Bottles to TryThere may be no liquor more synonymous with "having a drink" than whiskey. Champagne is celebratory, wine is the epitome of sophistication, but whiskey is the platonic ideal of a grown-up's pour, ...
 
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Cheers to 24 days of booze.
The only thing better than chocolate or a beauty product in your advent calendar? Getting booze instead. Luckily, a slew of new countdown calendars featuring a variety of spirits are on their way to make those 24 days as festive as ever. Here ...
 
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Here are a few bottles of bubbly for the non-imbibers.
Planning a party doesn't always equate to having unlimited supply of booze. To accommodate friends and guests who want to stay sober, there's a way to celebrate without alcohol. You can try serving soda, fresh juices, or alcohol-free cocktails. But aside from ...
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