Bluegrass State of Mind Part 1

Editor’s note: After I visited Kentucky last year, I wrote up a gargantuan piece on my experiences in bourbon country. I’ve decided to post it in installments to spare you from such an oppressive read. Part 1: Beyond the Trail As Kentuckians in the know like to point out, the Bluegrass State contains more aging…

Amarula Saves the Elephants

So this is pretty cool—not to mention timely since I just included Amarula in the latest video. The Amarula Trust, the brand’s not-for-profit, charitable arm, is supporting a new project to protect African elephants. Amarula drinkers and elephants have a lot more in common than they realize: Elephants are really big fans of the marula…

Safari Sipping

I got back from an African safari a few weeks ago—trip of a lifetime! Here’s a short video with a couple of drinkable musings from my time in Botswana and ZImbabwe.

Izakaya Junkie

I have to admit that I don’t think I had even heard the term “izakaya” until about five or so years ago when I was heading to Vancouver. I’d asked a former local for some recommendations and she insisted that I check out the city’s izakaya scene as part of a true Vancouver experience (significant…