Hangover Cures

First things first! There are some things you can do prior to a night of drinking to help ward off a hangover. Since alcohol dehydrates you, the best preventive medicine is water. So nip that hangover in the bud and drink water before you head out, as well as intermittently while you are drinking alcohol. Alcohol also lowers the body’s …

Tips for Safe Drinking

The first rule of thumb, of course, is never drink too much and drive, but it is also important to know your alcohol tolerance levels. For instance, I know that I can meet up with friends, drink a beer or a glass of wine and drive myself safely home, but if I indulge in several beers or glasses of wine, …

Barrel Aged Wine Offers Powerful Flavors

While the variety of grape and precisely how that grape is grown largely contribute to the flavor of wine, there is a multitude of flavor-enhancing factors that a barrel can add to the aging process of wine. Material from which a barrel is made; surface area within a barrel; the unique evaporation and low-level oxygen exposure within a barrel; the …

Which Liquors Are Great for Shots

Are you a straight shooter? If so, you may like shots of Crown Royal, Jagermeister, chilled Seagrams Extra Smooth Vodka or some high end Patron Tequila. The holidays are great for Rumpleminz, which tastes like a candy cane or cinnamon shots such as Fireball and Jack Fire. If you have more of a sweet tooth, you may want to try …