11 different ways to open a wine bottle, with or without a corkscrew
Opening a wine bottle is easy with a corkscrew or electric opener. Here's how to use every style wine opener and ways to open a bottle without one.
10 simple yet elegant Italian cocktail recipes to add to your repertoire
Some of the best drinks have emerged from Italian cocktail culture. Here are 10 classic Italian cocktail recipes, from the Bellini to a Milano-Torino.
We tried three alcohol delivery services that deliver within an hour — here's how Drizly, Minibar, and Saucey compare
If you can't pop over to your local liquor store, delivery is a convenient way to get your drink of choice. Here are three delivery services we tried.
I tried Blake Lively's cocktail mixers and they were the perfect solution for someone like me who hates the taste of alcohol
Blake Lively's Betty Buzz cocktail mixers are made with real juice and natural sweeteners like cane sugar and agave syrup.
I tried the 'Keurig for cocktails' that makes professional-level drinks in seconds
The Bartesian is an all-in-one at home cocktail machine. I gave it a try and it felt like having a personal bartender in my home.
That sorta suspicious $100 Naked Wines voucher is actually a good deal. I tried it and got 12 bottles of quality wine for less $80
Naked Wines is like Shark Tank for small winemakers, and members can buy bottles at 40-60% off.
The drink of summer has no alcohol — here's why experts say non-alcoholic booze is popping up everywhere
The drink of summer isn't the Dirty Shirley or Espresso Martini — the hottest cocktail this summer actually has no alcohol in it at all.
12 places to buy wine online to try something new or stock up on favorites — from Wine Insiders to FreshDirect
Get your favorite wines and spirits delivered to your door at any time. These services offer quick delivery and reasonable prices.
I tasted 80 bourbons and talked to several experts — these are the 10 best bourbons you can easily buy
We conducted a blind taste test and talked to experts to find the best value bourbons for sipping, cocktails, and more.
How is beer made? Even the smallest change in the process can change its color, taste, and aroma
Beer is made by fermenting malted grains, hops, water, and yeast. Small changes in ingredient amounts and production result in a vast array of beers.
I tried Drizly's 1-hour alcohol delivery. It's slightly pricier than the liquor store, but the convenience is so worth it.
I was impressed by Drizly's selection, how easy the site was to use, and how quickly my order was delivered.
Pappy Van Winkle bourbon sells for $3,000+ a bottle. These 5 alternatives are cheaper and better, including one that uses Pappy's exact recipe.
We talked to four experts and tasted countless whiskies to find the best Pappy Van Winkle alternatives, including Weller, Eagle Rare, and Elijah Craig.
7 kitchen tools that helped me level-up my bartending skills at home
A weekly cocktail club helped me learn the essentials of entertaining. Here's everything I used to get started as a beginner bartender at home.
I tried Pappy Van Winkle, the bourbon that resells for thousands of dollars more than it costs, and I'm convinced it's overhyped
Pappy Van Winkle's bourbon costs $330 a bottle but can garner up to $5,000 on the resale market. It's good, but not worth $5k.
I toured 8 distilleries on the Kentucky Bourbon Trail – here are the 16 best whiskeys I tried and where to buy them
I had a blast touring distilleries and tasting whiskeys on the Kentucky Bourbon Trail, and I found a new favorite — Eagle Rare.
How to properly store wine before and after it's opened, according to industry professionals
If the bottle is unopened, keep it in a cool place with minimal light. For opened bottles, remove oxygen, recork, then store it in a cool place.
The 6 best wine glasses in 2022
Any vessel can hold wine, but the right glass can determine how you smell and taste wine. These are the best wine glasses you can buy in 2022.
The 4 best cocktail shakers we tested in 2022
We tried 7 popular cocktail shakers and talked to bartenders about the best brands and home bartending tips and tricks.
The 5 best wine openers and corkscrews we tested in 2022
There's nothing like a good glass of wine, but you have to open the bottle first. These are the best wine openers and corkscrews to make the job easy.
This affordable wine club learns my tastes the more I use it, plus it helps me discover new favorites and teaches me about wine
Winc's easy-to-use wine shopping platform lets you hone in on your preferences and is a great service for beginners.