Monthly Archives: May 2018

San Francisco Book Review gives ‘The Drinkable Globe’ 4.5/5 stars!

Just thought I’d share this amazing review for “The Drinkable Globe” in San Francisco Book Review.

https://sanfranciscobookreview.com/product/the-drinkable-globe-the-indispensable-guide-to-the-wide-world-of-booze/

A Drinkable Globe Q&A with Joy of Sake founder Chris Pearce

joyofsakeThe 13th edition of Joy of Sake New York is just four weeks away and I caught up with Chris Pearce, founder of the largest sake tasting event outside of Japan, about what to expect next month. Tickets are still available and if you purchase by Friday, May 25 and use the promo code ENJOYNY, you’ll get $11 off the regular $110 ticket price. Get tickets hereRead the rest of this entry

Podcast Episode 3: In search of Gin’s Great Gray Whale

graywhaleIn the third episode of The Drinkable Globe podcast, I sit down with actor, travel show host and now gin maker Marsh Mokhtari and chat about The Golden State, foraged botanicals and Indiana-Jonesing his way through South America. Keep an eye out for multiple-award-winning Gray Whale Gin. If its performance at the 75th Annual Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America Convention in Las Vegas two weeks ago is any indication, the spirit is going to be HUGE.

San Francisco World Spirits Competition announces top winners

SFWSCThe San Francisco World Spirits Competition (SFWSC) has announced the top award winners from the 18th annual blind judging, which took place April 13-15 at Hotel Nikko in downtown San Francisco.

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One Eight Distilling unveils newly redesigned ‘District Made’ spirits portfolio

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Washington, D.C.’s One Eight Distilling has unveiled its newly redesigned “District Made” spirits portfolio. As part of One Eight’s evolution with this new branding, created in collaboration with Thoroughbred Spirits Group, the distillery has announced its partnership with leading North American beverage distributor, Breakthru Beverage Group. This relationship will expand One Eight’s availability in the DC and Maryland markets with additional growth in the Mid-Atlantic in the near future.

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