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Glossy Booze is a round-up of booze stories in magazines. In the industry magazine Tasting Panel, I have a short write-up on the Ocho Tequila launch event in San Francisco, and a long piece on the evolving cocktail scene in Sacramento. (Oh, and I just noticed my report from last month about Tales of the Cocktail is online.) Conde Nast Traveler (November) has two booze stories: One on in which bars and restaurants republican and democrat candidates eat, and a long travel piece on Kentucky Bourbon and the KY Bourbon Trail. The story also includes ratings and cocktails from the... Read more →

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Glossy Booze is a round-up of booze stories in magazines. - 7X7 has a story on wine glasses, Jordan Mackay's favorite wines of 2008, and another on how sommeliers are making their own wines. - Best Life (September) has a story on the Green Drinks happy hour events. In October, they have a story Jerald O'Kennard from the Beverage Tasting Institute's top picks. - Sunset has a story on Scott Beattie's fall drink picks, San Diego's suds scene, and big red wines. - Bon Appetit lists some wine from red and blue states, reviews The Wine Snob's Dictionary ,and lists... Read more →

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It's time for the monthly-or-so round-up of booze stories in glossy magazines. In Tasting Panel, an industry magazine to which I'm a regular contributor, I have three stories in the September issue: One on Tales of the Cocktail, a quick blurb on Appleton and Kobrand, and a story on savory cocktails with quotes from Jackie Patterson formerly of Orson in San Francisco, and Stephen Kowalczuk of Room at Twelve in Atlanta. Bon Appetit (October) has a recipe for the Moscow Mule and a round-up of ten wine bars. There is also a largeish feature on blended whiskies that I don't... Read more →

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Glossy Booze is a round-up of liquor stories in magazines sent to my house. Here's what's new in September issues: In Men's Vogue, Jay McInerney (yep, him) has a big story on "Billionaire Winos," about multi-million dollar wine collections and auctions. Also, about how much he drank with said winos and how much everything cost. Conde Nast Traveler notes that the most expensive drink in Vegas is the Menage a Trois at Wynn's club Tryst, which is a mix of Hennessy Ellipse cognac, Cristal rose champagne, and Grand Marnier with a 24-karat gold diamond-studded straw for $3,000. Something tells me... Read more →

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944 Magazine (August, SF edition) has a story on the Press Club and biodynamic wine. Playboy (September) has a recipe for The Democrat, which they say is the "house cocktail at San Francisco's Bourbon & Branch." Details praises the "Obscure cocktail" including the Last Word (from the Hotel Delmano in NYC), Jack Rose (from the Eastern Standard in Boston), Old Pal (from the Zig Zag Cafe in Seattle), and Vieux Carre (from the Alembic in San Francisco). 7X7 (August) not only has Jordan Mackay's bartender story, they also have a graphic on the Anatomy of a Dive Bar. Read more →

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