Author - Nick Jeffrey

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Bloody Mary

The first day of January is thought to be the most hung over day of the year, so it should come as no surprise that it is also World Bloody Mary Day, known far...

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Eggnog Alternatives

Eggnog is a festive drink that reappears every December, a thick and overly sweet concoction that is enjoyed by all ages, although the grown-ups in the...

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Yuletide Cheer

It’s that time of year again. The Thanksgiving and Halloween holidays are long behind us, but Christmas, Hannukah, Kwaanza, and Festivus are just around the...

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Spirits of Christmas

It has begun. The incessant cacophony of holiday music has been grating on my tender ears for the past few weeks. It seems to begin earlier each year, and I...

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I’ll Shōchū Mine If…

I was visiting a new sushi restaurant last week, along with my usual group of ne’er-do-well drinking companions, when our server suggested a new libation...

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Puttin’ On Poitín

Everyone has a friend who claims some percentage of Irish descent, with the number typically rising sharply when a pint of Guinness or Harp is being poured. I...

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In-Cider Information

Thanks to our unseasonably warm fall weather, I decided to take advantage of a $49 seat sale on Flair Air for a quick weekend getaway in the Okanagan Valley...

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Beautiful Brunello

The Tuscany region of Italy has been producing wine for thousands of years, and is famous the world over for its big and bold reds. The Tuscany wine region is...

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Any Port In A Storm

Portugal is often considered a one-trick pony in the world of wine, being famous for their eponymous Port, but not much else. Prepare to be amazed, gentle...


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