Guinness National Raise Your Glass Day

Guinness lovers of legal drinking age, are invited to celebrate National Raise Your Glass Day TODAY! (Thursday, Feb. 26), by sharing a photo of their Guinness pint on Twitter, tagging @GuinnessUS, or post it on the Guinness US Facebook page. For each photo posted, Guinness will donate $1 (up to $100,000) towards its fundraising effort in support of firefighters. Yes, it’s that easy to actually...

Classic Belgian Beer–Cuisine Carbonade Flamande

One of the best ways to embrace the cool weather is to cook a great, braised, one-pot meal like Carbonade Flamande. Carbonade Flamande is a classic dish found throughout Belgium. Many different recipes can be found and most restaurants have their own twist of this dish. Some recipes I have seen call for marinating the beef in beer for three days. I have not found this...

Harvest 2015: South Africa winemakers excited by quality

Source: Chris Mercer at Decanter Hopes are rising that South Africa’s 2015 harvest could be one of the best in recent memory, with many winemakers reporting ideal conditions. Vineyard owners and grape pickers in several areas have faced an intense month, after harvest arrived early at a number of estates. ‘It’s been bruising,’ said Thorne & Daughters, a Western Cape winery set up in...

Serving Wine – to Decant or not Decant…

For most wine consumers holding wine means buying it on a Tuesday and drinking it on a Saturday. For the next rarer wine consumer that likes to keep a healthy stash of a dozen bottles or so on hand will most likely never hold a single bottle for more than 12 months. Rarer still are those who lay down wine with a strategy of...

My Coolerdor – keeping cigars with ease and thrift

Most everyone in my circle who loves an occasional or daily cigar quickly learns that keeping cigars can be a tricky proposition. (I’m more in the occasional camp but when I want a cigar I want it to be ready in perfect condition.) There are many different considerations but in the end humidity is king. Too dry and your cigars will dry-up, lose their...

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