According to The Washington Post, English sparkling wine is becoming an alcoholic beverage people want to drink because, as winemakers contend, climate change has created “increasingly hospitable temperatures” for vineyards in southern England, resulting in French champagne makers to buy land in the U.K.
It’s sort of a joke that the hipster beer of choice is PBR (mostly because it’s cheap, probably), but now there is actual data and heat maps that proves this to be true.
This year was my attempt to work toward soothing the gut-clutching financial guilt.
And fancy is what I felt last night when a friend invited me to have a drink at the sort of place that forbids jeans and sneakers—the sort of place that’s “jacket required” for men, preferably with a tie.
A secret about beverages.
It’s all about the Jacksons, baby.
Comparing liquor prices in my life.
An unfortunate thing occurred this weekend at one of the birthday parties I attended: After everyone had finished having a good time and drifted off home, or to another spot in the city, our waitress approached me and my birthday pal just as we were heading out the door.
“I’m sorry to have to do this, but there are still a few drinks that haven’t been paid for,” she said. She paused, waiting for our reaction, which was resigned.