wine

How Much Is ‘a Drink,’ Technically Speaking?

There are few instances that provoke riot-type behavior from me — a generally level-headed guy — more than a bartender measuring the amount of alcohol…

Ranking Sparkling Wines by How (Un)Healthy They Are

Nothing screams New Year’s Eve like popping a bottle of bubbly and almost blasting your eye out in the process. You might want to think…

What’s in This?: Hangover Prevention Pills

We’re often told that you should never eat anything (or put anything on your body) if you don’t recognize everything on the ingredients list. But…

Here’s Why Cocktails in a Can Are No Longer a Punchline

I first encountered canned wine in 2016 in a small market and liquor store down the street from the bar I worked in. Well, okay,…

The Water Sommelier