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Tag Archives: Wine

Infographic: Why Craft Beer Beats Red Wine at…Everything

The folks over at Samuel Adams whipped up this infographic showing how craft beer pummels the snot out of wine when it comes to variety, value, food pairing and attracting members of the opposite sex (I may have made one of these up). Send this to your wine-loving friends and tell them now’s the time […]

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Wine vs. Beer: Pumpkin Brews Drive a Wine Lover Away from Craft Beer

Michael Gorton Jr. is a funeral director who writes about his “love affair” with wine at his aptly named blog, Undertaking Wine.  Love affair or not, Michael decided to play the field and have a summer romance with craft beer.  Unfortunately, this summer of love came to an abrupt end when he saw something at […]

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SURVEY: Do You Toast with Champagne, Craft Beer or Booze for These Occasions?

This week’s article over at TODAY is about people replacing champagne with a finely crafted beer, which I think is an awesome trend. One interesting piece of data provided to me by Sam Adams is that if given the choice, 60 percent of men prefer to toast a special occasion with beer rather than champagne. […]

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Beyond TODAY: Noble Rot Q&A with Dogfish Head Founder Sam Calagione

Beyond TODAY is an extension of our weekly column for the TODAY Show food blog. Here we’ll look at the same subject from another angle, which will likely be far geekier.  Click here to see our latest TODAY Show post. It’s always cool to speak with Sam Calagione, the founder and spiritual leader of Dogfish […]

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Video: Huge Liquor Store Shelf Collapses, Causes Flood of Wine

Here’s something you don’t see every day.  It seems the old shelves at Superior Wine in Sheboygan, Wisconsin couldn’t handle the weight of the wine that was laden upon them, so they decided to give up in quite a spectacular fashion. The security footage shows what is essentially a flood of wine and champagne sweep […]

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Sexy Data: Alabama Hates Alcohol (Or Just Loves Taxing It)

I came across this “Vice Tax” doohicky put together for TurboTax by the folks over at Five Column Media using stats from 2008.  It’s pretty interesting to see which states are pro-alcohol and which states are pro-alcohol-tax. New Jersey seems pretty reasonable, taxing spirits at $5.50 a gallon and beer at 12 cents a gallon.  […]

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Age Statements

Father Time has his way of catching up with all of us.  There really are very few things that are affected by age.  There are the obvious ones like you have to be 16 to drive without restriction, you have to be 18 to enlist in the military, and you have to be 21 in […]

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