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June 2015

Malibu Peaches & Cream

Rum and summer are synonymous, and exemplifying this likeminded pairing is Malibu’s new juicy Peaches & Cream variety.

UV Ruby Red Grapefruit

UV Vodka is known for its collection of confectionery varieties—Salty Caramel Apple and Chocolate Cake among them—but its newest offering, Ruby Red Grapefruit, is far more versatile when mixing coc

Lucas Bols Maraschino Liqueur

Classic cocktails like the Last Word, Hemingway Daiquiri, and Aviation are marked by the presence of maraschino, the clear, dry liqueur made from sour Marasca cherries.

Jersey Lightning Apple Brandy

It’s been nearly 20 years since Laird & Company, the New Jersey–based distiller best known for cocktail-friendly Laird’s Applejack, unveiled Jersey Lightning Apple Brandy.

Portobello Gin

On London’s iconic Portobello Road sits the Portobello Star, a pub with a petite-sized museum called the Ginstitute tucked inside. It is here that Portobello Road Gin was spawned.

J.P. Chenet Ice Edition

A more moderately priced French sparkler, this wine is a blend of white grapes, resulting in a fruity profile that is more dry than sweet. It’s recommended to serve over ice.

2013 Vionta Albariño

Minerals and peach notes drive this Albariño, marked by a solid weight and balanced acidity. Its long finish and firm structure are ideal for sipping with intensely flavorful foods.

2013 Domaine du Tariquet Rosé de Pressee

A great example of an off-dry rosé, this wine features bright wild-strawberry notes and a very clean profile. Its subtle layers of spice make it a good food-pairing wine.

2012 J. Lohr ‘Gesture’ Viognier

With honeysuckle aromas and ripe nectarine notes, with some flinty layers, this delicate Viognier has a round mouthfeel. Its weight and complexity are perfect for pairing with Asian cuisine.

2013 Patz & Hall Chardonnay

Beginning with its floral and lavender nose, this Chardonnay is complex, easing into toasty vanilla, hazelnut, and mango notes, with a palate featuring balanced acidity and a chalky finish rich in min

High Water Campfire Stout

I’ve been following Steve Altimari’s work since he put Valley Brew on the beer-geek map with his hoppy and sour beers.