Do you serve your sake warm or chilled? Which wine do you drink with fish, red or white? Many of the drinking rules that we follow are based not in reality but in myth, making many of us drink "the wrong way" throughout our entire lives. Although if you enjoy something, is there truly a "wrong" way to like it?
Medical studies are a dime a dozen these days, with more of them proving to be erroneous than not, so take this with a grain of salt: A federal study has found that cannabis is not only safer than tobacco but 100 times less toxic than booze. Instinctively I'd say that I'd have to agree with the study based on all of the other evidence including people dying daily from smoking and drinking, but cannabis ramains the illegal item of the three. What gives?
When you look for really good wines at cheap prices, you normally end up with a bottle with an 80 rating, which is decent enough. But what if you really want to find something special at a fraction of the cost? Ask a sommelier! According to professional wine tasters, some of the best cheaper wines can be located in Portugal, Chile, the Rhone Valley and Austria.
Have you ever enjoyed blue curacao? The liqueur is pretty much the orange standard with blue coloring, but it's making a quick comeback right now as popular chefs and mixologists like Torrence Swain employ it in new drinks. When mixed with the right flavors, it can create a tropical taste sensation that will whisk you away toward paradise, no plane tickets required!