Month: August 2015

Eight Great Bottle Openers for the Beer Enthusiast

1. Road Popper  $35.00 on Shapeways 2. Reef Flip Flop Bottle Opener $26.89-99.95 on Amazon 3. Recycled Bike Chain Opener  $9.50 on Amazon 4. Millennium Falcon Bottle Opener $26 on Gadgetflow 5. Kebo One-Handed Bottle Opener $14.99 on Amazon 6. Baseball Bat Bottle Opener $95.00-125.00 on Uncommon Goods 7. Bark for Beer Dog Collar Bottle Opener $19.95 on BarkforBeer 8. […]

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Wine Tasting Etiquette Part Two

The elements of wine tasting – Look, Sniff, Swirl No doubt about it, wine tasting is mostly about having fun. To get the most from the pour, aerate the wine try swirling it in your glass for maximum aromas before tasting.   To avoid unsightly fingerprints on the glass when tasting, hold glass by the stem […]

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Wine Tasting Etiquette – Part One

Wine tasting.  We love it!  But, there is an etiquette to follow.  I have found myself so irritated at times with ill mannered wine tasters…it just ruins  what could be a great experience. Wine tasting is fascinating, full of wonderful flavors, seeing great new places, and meeting new people….that is, if you’re nice.  In this […]

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Taste Goat House Brewing

Just off Highway 65 in Lincoln sits a charming farm and Goat House Brewing.  Getting there from Sacramento is a bit of a trek, but once you arrive you’ll want to stay and enjoy the peaceful surroundings.  I found it so charming the minute we hit the gravel driveway just off Wise Road.  The red […]

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Experience San Francisco at it’s best!

If you haven’t been to Eat Drink SF, it’s time for you to experience San Francisco at it’s best! Eat Drink SF is San Francisco’s premier annual food, wine, and spirits festival that celebrates the Bay Area’s world-class chefs and restaurants. There are four days of events showcasing San Francisco’s fabulous dining and quality cuisine they are known for. […]

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Mocktail Monday

We decided it was time to add a little something new to our sipping repertoire.  Monday’s are the perfect days for something refreshing after a long weekend.  So let’s get out those muddlers, blenders and food processors and start creating something fun and tasty for the entire family!  Welcome to Mocktail Monday! Clock on recipe […]

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