Usher in the new year with festive holiday punches.
Celebrations like this one are exceptionally well-suited to punch-type drinks, especially when there's a crowd.
Champagne, prosecco, cava and more for the holidays.
You'll recall that only bubbly from the Champagne region of France is true Champagne.
Toast the holidays with Utah's own artisan essentials.
Here are a few tasty suggestions for your holiday shopping list, from cocktail bitters to fruit wines.
Wineries and winemakers that give back.
However, holiday imbibing and gifting can be self-indulgent.
The remarkable rise of IPAs.
More than 100 new brands were introduced, and imperial IPAs outnumbered amber ales.
Beaujolais Nouveau est arrivé!
The drink, of course, was Beaujolais Nouveau—the French wine that is released in France on the third Thursday of November (it usually takes a bit longer to reach Utah).
Ten Turkey Day wines to give thanks to.
With so many complementary and contrasting food flavors—cranberries, dark turkey meat, salty stuffing, buttery mashed spuds, sweet pumpkin pie, etc.—the Turkey Day meal is a good place to try out an array of different wines with different foods and courses.
Why is there so much tequila in Utah, but so little mezcal?
Whereas the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control lists 128 tequila selections on their website, there are exactly four mezcals listed, one of which has been discontinued.
The best bang-for-your-buck vino in the Beehive.
The best bang-for-your-buck Italian vino in the Beehive, including a Mezzocorona Anterra 2014 chardonnay for just $5.99.
Locally sourced libations guaranteed to raise the dead.
The perfect seasonal cocktail for hipster mixologists, the "Bleeding Heart Martini" includes pickled beets that bleed into the glass like a wounded heart speared by a sword (the cocktail spear).
Hopping it up in Midvale with 2 Row Brewing.
The barley kernels are ground in either two- or six-row roller mills, hence the names.
2016 is shaping up to be a bust year for French Chablis.
This year's grape harvest in Chablis is nothing short of a disaster.
Avenues eatery ups the wine ante with sizeable selection.
Kudos to Pierose for beefing up the wine list
Why we pay more for wine than Californians do.
It's difficult to make a profit selling wine in Utah—be it in a wine bar or a restaurant—when the wines first have to be purchased from the state at retail prices.
Savoring Ogden's Own Distillery's crowd-pleasing creations.
Ironically, Utah didn't have a problem with the depiction of pioneer women in petticoats holding kittens in front of their crotches.