New book, ‘The Drinkable Globe,’ now available! Makes a great holiday gift!

Today’s the day my new book, “The Drinkable Globe: The Indispensable Guide to the Wide World of Booze,” officially launches. Order it at all the usual channels (Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Indiebound, etc.) or directly from me. I’ll gladly personalize and sign as many copies as you’d like. Drop me an e-mail for details.  

Senate Finance Committee tax reform proposal includes FET relief for craft distillers

Last night, Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch (R-UT) released his Chairman’s markup of the long-awaited major tax reform proposal, which included a landmark provision to create tax fairness for the country’s 1,589 small, independent craft distillers. Current tax policy allows for a reduced excise tax rate for small producers of beer and wine, however,…

Conviction Small Batch Bourbon released from Whiskey Prison after 3.5-year term

  Southern Grace Distilleries, the first distillery in the United States to be located in a former prison, has released its first bourbon after opening its doors three and a half years ago: Conviction Small Batch Bourbon. “The hard time aging in oak barrels behind bars here at Whiskey Prison has created a cask strength bourbon that’s subtly sweet…

The Drinkable Globe (the book) is here!

The first batch of copies of my new book, The Drinkable Globe, have arrived from Turner Publishing, hot off the presses. Order it today! It makes a great holiday gift for the drinkers and travelers in your life. And at $19.99, it won’t bust your office Secret Santa limit!