A whirlwind adventure through Spain’s drinking culture
A trek through Holland’s genever culture
When most of us hear the word “schnaps,” we think of those artificially sweetened liqueurs designed for folks who think they like to drink, but really don’t. True, schnaps, however, is an unaged brandy distilled from any number of fruits in German-speaking countries. The schnaps-making capital of the world is Germany’s Black Forest region, home…
The videos return with a trip to Rome to explore Italy’s famously epic aperitivo happy hours. For more about drinking in Italy and the rest of the world, pre-order my new book, The Drinkable Globe!
My friend, Ruth Berman, just sent me this press release about her company Bon Beer Voyage. Major congratulations on winning a FoodTrekking Award from the World Food Travel Association!
I’ve always had a bit of a difficult relationship with vodka, but a recent trip to Gdansk and Warsaw, Poland completely turned me around. (It may have been the pickles!) I also got to stroll through fields of rye that ultimately will become Belvedere Vodka .