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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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The Tasting Table

June 19 , 2019

Rascal Pinot Gris The Pinot Gris grape comes from the much hallowed vineyards of France and today is grown around thew world. We have come to love the style from Oregon, its a lovely combination of the texture and richness of France and the fruity notes when it comes from across the border in Italy.… Read More »

Martini Recipes for National Martini Day

June 18 , 2019

Features: Chocolate Martini Bikini Martini S’Mores Martini Hurricane Martini Strawberry Martini Chocolate Martini From: Delish.com INGREDIENTS 2 tbsp. chocolate syrup, plus more for drizzling 4 oz. Cremor Irish Cream 4 oz. chocolate liqueur 4 oz. 1941 Vodka Ice shaved chocolate (optional) DIRECTIONS Pour chocolate syrup onto a shallow plate. Dip rim of martini glasses into… Read More »

National Bourbon Day

Happy National Bourbon Day

June 11 , 2019

June 14th is National Bourbon Day. This is the day fans of bourbon celebrate the United States’ native spirit. Bourbon as we know it originated in Kentucky. There are many stories around the beginnings of bourbon. Some claim Jacob Spears was the first person to label his bottles bourbon whiskey. Similarly, it is said that… Read More »

Burgers & Brews

Memorial Day Burgers & Brews

May 21 , 2019

Get your burger on this Memorial Day Weekend with these delicious burger recipes and don’t forget the brews! Scrum Delicious Burger From: TasteofHome.com Beer Pairing: Night Shift Santilli Ingredients 1-1/2 pounds ground beef 3 tablespoons finely chopped onion 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt 1/2 teaspoon pepper 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese 1/3 cup canned sliced mushrooms… Read More »

Memorial Day Cocktails

Memorial Day Cocktails

May 21 , 2019

Battle of the Memorial Day Cocktails: Round 1 Shark Bite Ingredients 1.5 oz RonDiaz Coconut Rum 3 oz pineapple juice ½ oz Blue Curaçao Grenadine Directions In a cocktail shaker with ice, pour in coconut rum, pineapple juice, and blue curaçao. Shake for 15-20 seconds until well chilled.  Fill a glass with ice, then pour… Read More »

Mother's Day Mimosas

Mother’s Day Mimosas

May 08 , 2019

Make this Mother’s Day a spirited good time with 8 unique Mimosa recipes.  Start with 2 oz of 90+ Prosecco Lot 50 or Marcehal Cremant de Loire Brut and then pick your favorite flavor(s): POM-MOSA Pomegranate Juice Pomegranate Seeds CHERRY BOMB Pineapple Juice Cherry Juice Orange Slices PIÑA COLADA 3/4 oz RonDiaz Coconut Rum Pineapple… Read More »

Cinco de Mayo

A Cinco de Mayo Blog

May 02 , 2019

What is May 5th, or Cinco de Mayo? Is it a Mexican holiday? How about a day when Mexican-Americans celebrate their culture? Or is it just a day in the beginning of the month where bars and restaurants have agave-based drink specials and an excuse to party? To be fair, it is all of those things. In… Read More »

Easter Bites

Easter Bites & Pairings

April 17 , 2019

Easter’s favorite recipes!  Not only did we find some great recipes, but we made sure to give you the perfect pairing for each one. Easter Menu: Pizzagaina Lamb Chops with Rosemary Four Cheese Scalloped Potaotes Classic Glazed Ham Honey Glazed Carrots Carrot Cake Carrot Cake & Vanilla Icing (Gluten Free, Allergy Free)   Pizzagaina Recipe… Read More »

Easter Blog

The Wines of Easter

April 17 , 2019

The Easter holiday doesn’t have the pageantry of Thanksgiving or Christmas, but what it lacks in grandeur it makes up for in the department that we’re most concerned with: wine! And whether it’s ham or lamb on the dining table (or something else), there’s countless vinous choices to pair with your meal and enjoy throughout the day. If a… Read More »

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