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Wine Stain Removal

How do you take out red wine stains? This is a question that comes up all the time, and I like most people am just an amateur with experience. I decided to do the logical thing and ask a fabrics … Continue reading

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Sloe Gin Rickey & a Negroni

For those listening to John Gormley live on June 7th Here are the two drinks I served him. Haskap Gin Rickey 50 mls LB Distillery Haskap Gin 1/2 Lime, juiced Club Soda to taste Negroni 30 ml Sweet Vermouth 30 … Continue reading

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Rise Up Against the Tyranny of the Stem!

For years now we’ve been dealing with the hegemony of Riedel stemware in the market. In general it has been a good idea, because it has made people more aware of subtle details. At least it did at first. However … Continue reading

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Vodka that Saves!

Well the world of alcohol is full of all sorts of interesting claims but this is a completely new one on me. It may possibly be true. Bellion Distilling of NJ, has started producing a line of alcohol, that they … Continue reading

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Petra Kir-Yianni

It’s been brought to my attention (Thanks Bill!) that most people haven’t a clue what I’m talking about when I mention Kir-Yianni in the next post. So here’s my take on the grape. It’s not common – you’ll need a … Continue reading

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