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Metaxa

MetaxaWhen you think of Greek spirits the first thing comes to mind is Ouzo, the anise flavour liqueur. If you've tried Greek wine (Retsina ) you might have liked it, or maybe not. Some of the wines use a pine resin to seal the barrels leaving a unique flavour… [Continue]

The Genesis of Tequila’s Bad Name?

While researching some drink history in old newspaper archives, I came across this great article/story about tequila. Though I'm sure it was written in a humorous "tongue-in-cheek" style, it doesn't paint tequila in a very good light. However, we have all heard the stories about how tequila causes hallucinations and crazy stuff happens when people drink it, but there has never… [Continue]

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