Previous month:
August 2008
Next month:
October 2008

September 2008

Check it

As you read this, I am in Bardstown, Kentucky. Yeehaw, y'all. But I have a story in today's San Francisco Chronicle on bartenders who are no longer bartending. Controversy! Run screaming to your local newsstand to pick up the story (with exciting graphics, they assure me), or scroll down on... Read more →

New booze for yous

If you're in San Francisco, pick up this week's SF Bay Guardian newspaper, as I have a story in it on new booze I like, including Plymouth Sloe Gin, Remy Marin 1989 Cognac, Square One Cucumber Vodka, Pisco 100, Dimmi Liqueur, Tequila Ocho, Pernod Absinthe, Old Forester Repeal Bourbon, and... Read more →

Celebrity booze

In today's Washington Post, Jason Wilson discusses celebrity booze- brands by Willie Nelson, Dr. Dre, Snoop Dog, Danny DeVito, Donald Trump, Sammy Hagar, Vince Neil, Marilyn Manson, and Lil John. He also talks about cocktails named after celebrities, like the not-so-delicious Paris Hilton, MC Hammer, and Flava Flav. As usual,... Read more →

The Clubs of Pubs

The announcement that the Wall Street Journal was starting a wine club got me thinking: There sure are a lot of publications with wine clubs these days. In the UK, there is the Sunday Times Wine Club, but as with many of these clubs, the connection to the publication in... Read more →