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Bitter Is the New Black

These drinks prove that bitter really is better.

Is Wine “Tonging” the New Sabering?

Watch sommelier Dustin Wilson open a bottle of wine with red-hot tongs at New York City’s Eleven Madison Park.

A Look at Spring/Summer 2014 Wine, Spirits & Cocktail Books

It may not feel like it, but spring has sprung. In the book world anyway. Here’s a look ahead at some of the most exciting drinks books to be released this spring and summer.

How to Drink Your Way Out of Dry January

It’s the last weekend in dry January, which means it’s the perfect weekend to slowly ease back into drinking with some low-proof drinks. This is good advice. Promise.

Watch Two Mimes Get “White Girl Wasted”

Ever wonder what it looks like when mimes get a little too tipsy?

Ease Your Winter Blues with a Cocktail (or Five)

We’re not suggesting you drown your January sorrows. But here are five of our favorite winter drinks just in case.

Riff Diaries: Bitters

With a flick of the wrist, a dash or two of bitters can transform a drink. Here are four cocktails that simply can’t live without them.

The Hot Nerds of Holiday Cocktails

The oft-dismissed category of winter cocktails are back, batter-buttered and hotter than ever.

Drink These Cocktails in Your (Long) Underwear

Five bone-warming cocktails for your December pleasure.

Set Your Holiday Punch on Fire, Charles Dickens Style

A cheek-warming mix of cognac, rum, citrus, sugar, black tea … and fire.