Russia’s Vodka Wars

Vodka is a crucial component in Russian life. And in Russian death. Alcohol-related accidents and cardiac arrests have already decimated Russian life expectancy by well over a decade during the last decade alon...

Single Malt vs.Blended – The Great Debate

Many people get confused by the difference between single malt and blended scotch. The blended variety consists of approximately fifty different grains, and single malts, sent from many different producers. The...

The Art Of Wine Tasting

Even though many just assume that wine tasting is sipping, swishing, and swallowing - many are amazed to find that it’s actually a bit more.  Wine tasting is more of an art, an art that is used to distinguish t...

Tricks of the Trade for Making Great Beer

Assembling the equipment and the ingredients to make beer is a cut and dried operation.  The process of making beer at home isn't really a mystery.  That is one of the reasons that home brewing has become so po...

Wine Collecting For Beginners

Collecting wine can be a very fun and exciting hobby - especially when you try to find the wine.  If you are looking to collect wine, you may end up spending a bit more money than you thought.  Wine collecting ...