Light a Brandy and Curse the Darkness
A story I've always wanted to write, in which I explore the connection between pre-Christian solstice fire rituals and flaming Christmas drinks.
The Best American Apple Brandies
It’s the U.S.’s original spirit, and thanks to heirloom apples being grown in every part of the country, it’s making a big comeback. So why aren’t you drinking it?
The Wine Guy: How to Drink Like a Pro
"Curiosity and discovery — that's my reward loop," he says. "We should be happy to stumble onto ecstasy rather than worrying if we get it right. All that matters about it is that it's just fucking delicious. Wine is nothing to get stressed out about."