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What We Talk About When We Talk About Weed

The dialogue around marijuana is starting to sound a lot like a conversation about wine. Christopher Ross on the ...
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An Uncertain Future for the World’s Most Iconic Sweet Wines

As global wine tastes continue to shift towards brighter and drier, what is to become of the storied regions defined ...
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Where Is America’s Cider Revival Headed?

Cider is undeniably having a moment in America, one that bears resemblance to the state of California wine a century ...
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Our Under-$25 Thanksgiving Wine Lineup

Welcome to "House Wine," a monthly column dedicated to exploring the best that wine has to offer under $25. This ...
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Long Island Wine’s Hunt for a New Identity

Long Island wine has long been stymied by a number of factors—most notably its initial Bordeaux aspirations. But ...
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October’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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PUNCH Turns Two: Our Favorite Stories from the Last Year

In honor of our second birthday, here's a look back at our favorite stories from the last twelve months.
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The Five Ciders Under $25 You Need Right Now

Welcome to "House Wine," a monthly column dedicated to exploring the best that wine has to offer under $25. This ...
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What Does It Take to Be a Great Wine Reference Book Today?

This month, two of wine's most iconic books—The Oxford Companion to Wine and The Wine Bible—saw updated editions. Jon ...
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House Rules: The Ultimate Guide to Kings

For ages the drinking game has united humans in riotous, often misguided consumption. In our new monthly column ...
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The Second Wave of Vermouth’s American Revival

Cresting the wave of interest in aperitifs, vermouth is beginning to gain momentum as drink to be consumed outside ...
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A Look at Fall 2015’s Best Drink Books

From the newly updated Oxford Companion to Wine to recipe books from The NoMad and The Dead Rabbit, behold the best ...
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