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As Massachusetts' leading packie, no one knows more about the beer, wine and spirits business, products and trends around here. A bottomless pitcher of insights and information, consider this your destination to be educated and inspired.

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Tasting Table

The Tasting Table (11/15 – 11/23)

November 08 , 2019

Palacio de Palau Cava Brut Spain produces many fine sparkling wines, called cava after the cellars in which the wine is produced and this wine has a history that dates back to 1872. Cava is usually made with a few grape varietals that you probably haven’t ever heard of—Macabeu, Parellada, and Xarello. Palacio de Palau… Read More »

Tasting Table

The Tasting Table

October 31 , 2019

90+ Pinot Noir Russian River L75 This Pinot Noir is made from berries hand-picked from vines scattered about the lush hills and cool valleys of Sonoma’s Russian River Valley, one of the greatest Pinot Noir producing wine regions in the world. Alluringly scented with aromas of juicy black cherries and cocoa backed by lurking notes… Read More »

Spooktacular Cocktails

11 Days of Spooktacular Cocktails

October 18 , 2019

El Diablo: Day 1 Ingredients 2 oz Los Rijos Silver Tequila 1/2 oz Paisley & Sage Triple Sec 3/4 oz lime juice 3/4 oz simple syrup (or agave nectar) 2 oz ginger beer Grenadine Garnish: lime wheel Instructions Shake all ingredients (except the ginger beer and grenadine) in a cocktail shaker and strain over ice.… Read More »

Autumn Recipes

Cooking & Baking with Wine & Spirits!

October 04 , 2019

Cook and bake with your favorite wine and spirits this season. Features: Penne alla Vodka Chicken & Garlic with Fresh Herbs Chicken with Tarragon and White Wine Flat Iron Steak with Red Wine Sauce Cedar Plank Rum Salmon Brown Sugar-Glazed Sweet Potatoes Bourbon Chocolate Pecan Pie Brownie Bourbon Bites Pumpkin Gingersnap Parfaits Glazed Rum Pound… Read More »

Rum 101 with Mount Gay Rum Episode 1: It All Starts with Sugar Cane

July 31 , 2019

We start at the beginning of the rum making process with International Brand Ambassador Darrio Prescod who shows Olympic Gold Medalist and guest Jonny Moseley , the vast sugarcane fields at Mount Gay Rum Distillery in Barbados.

Rum 101 with Mount Gay Rum Episode 2: Molasses Builds Character

July 31 , 2019

International Brand Ambassador Darrio Prescod brings guest Jonny Moseley to the ‘molasses house’ at Mount Gay Rum Distillery in Barbados where all 331 acres of harvested sugar cane is brought to produce this licorice like ingredient of the rum making process.

Rum 101 with Mount Gay Rum Episode 3: What’s Up with Coral Filtered Water?

July 31 , 2019

International Brand Ambassador Darrio Prescod has a discussion with guest Jonny Moseley about how the unique ‘coral island’ landscape of Barbados creates the perfect location to filter water for exceptional rum making.

Rum 101 with Mount Gay Rum Episode 4: Is the Air in Barbados Magic?

July 31 , 2019

Breathing in the air of St. Lucy, Barbados, home of Mount Gay Distillery, International Brand Ambassador Darrio Prescod explains to guest Jonny Moseley why the island air provides the exceptional rum with a truly unique character.

Rum 101 with Mount Gay Rum Episode 5: The Beginning of Greatness

July 31 , 2019

International Brand Ambassador Darrio Prescod takes us inside the copper pot stills and double distillation process with guest Jonny Moseley at Mount Gay Rum Distillery in Barbados, where the magic really starts to happen.

Rum 101 with Mount Gay Rum Episode 6: The Rum is Barrel Ready

July 31 , 2019

The final stage in the rum making process International Brand Ambassador Darrio Prescod and Jonny Moseley show off the stunning room at Mount Gay Distillery in Barbados where thousands of barrels are waiting for our Master Blender to choose to become part of the Mount Gay Rum range.

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