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A Guide to the Spanish Vermouth Renaissance

A vermouth renaissance is sweeping Spain as drinkers embrace a cultural icon that's been in decline since the 1970s. ...
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This Is How You Drink Through Koreatown

Matt Rodbard and Deuki Hong, authors of Koreatown, took the PUNCH crew on a five-hour drinking crawl through NYC's ...
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The Forgotten History and Revival of Mexico’s Great Border Spirit

With the likes of mezcal and raicilla booming in popularity across the U.S., Mexico's lesser-known—and harder to ...
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February’s Best Reads on Drinks and Drinking

Welcome to The PUNCHbowl, a monthly installment where we share our favorite long reads on all things drinks and ...
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Drunken Socialism: The “Break-Even Bottles” Bringing Rare Spirits to the People

Bars around the country are offering up pours of rare and expensive bottles at cost, in a new form of drinking ...
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Are the World’s Most Iconic Lagers Just Bud in Different Bottles?

Nearly every country has its own claim to beer fame, from Imperial in Costa Rica to Mythos in Greece. But just how ...
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France’s Most Underrated White Wine Steps Out

A greater number of single-cru bottlings and the arrival of newly designated sub-zones have helped Muscadet elevate ...
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How Slow Food’s “Wine Bank” Is Trying to Preserve Italian Wine

Slow Food's Banca del Vino, or "Wine Bank," is reserving thousands of bottles of Italian wine solely for preservation ...
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The Petraske Family Tree Grows in Brooklyn

Faced with finishing her late mentor's final project, bartender Lucinda Sterling found a way to collaborate with his ...
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Inside New York’s Iconic Bemelmans Bar

In his "Bar Tripping" column, photographer Daniel Krieger travels the world to capture its most unique and photogenic ...
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A Brief History of Collaboration Beers

Since Russian River and Avery launched beer's first "collaboration beer" in 2006, high-profile partnerships between ...
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January’s Best Reads on Drinks and Drinking

Welcome to The PUNCHbowl, a monthly installment where we share our favorite long reads on all things drinks and ...