Spirit Spotlight: Eau de Vie

I like the Germans because they are no bullshit people and they make really good wine. Not a lot of people would make that exact statement, but I am a huge fan of Riesling and the language just gets right down to the point. For example, Schnapps. For our purposes here in the US, the word […]

No. 11: Sangria

My family is made up of a bunch of booze hounds. These days our gatherings are fueled by delicious wine and beer, but before us kids were of age and could pick our own drinks (mostly beer) we were strictly a wine family.  For as long as I can remember everyone in my family drank wine.  […]

No.8: A Glögging Contest

They don’t call it Heroes Glögg for nothing. And when Mrs. Hunter brings home 3.5 litres of port, brandy, and wine, you don’t ask questions. You roll up your sleeves and dig in. A few times I’ve talked about my mother on Denver off the Wagon.  She’s a fantastic lady.  And she gets a lot […]