You Can Do Better – How To Order Drinks Like a Pro

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Hey, I would like to order a drink. Mm-hmm? Oh, uh, uh, a martini. Can I, um, get a martini? Gin or vodka? Uh… vodka? On the rocks? Would you like a twist? Olives, a Gibson, dirty-dry, stirred-shaken? (stammering) Uh, you know what, actually, uh, let me get a martini later, I totally forgot. I […]

Whiskey Wine & Spirits

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SATURDAY AND OUR FRIENDS WILL BE FRONT AND CENTER. KAMDEN BROWN JOINS US LIVE WITH PREVIEW — CAMBI BROWN JOINS US LIVE WITH THE PREVIEW. Reporter: I SHOWED YOU THE REESE’S PIECES AND PAT IS MAKING SURE I HAVE A HEALTHY BREAKFAST. SO I DON’T LEAVE EMPTY-HANDED. WE ARE OUT HERE TO TALK ABOUT WHISKEY, […]

Check, Please! Bay Area Spirits Tips: About Limoncello

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– For anyone who’s had a chance to bask in the sun of Southern Italy’s dramatic Amalfi Coast, there’s no drink that captures that feeling better than Limoncello. Hailing from the areas around Naples, Sorrento, and the islands of Sicily and Capri, Limoncello is a sweet, lemon based liqueur, usually made with native Sorrento lemons. […]

One of America’s Best Sommeliers Blind Taste Tests Sparkling Wine Under $15

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– I’m Patrick Cappiello, Wine Director of Rebelle restaurant in New York City, Eater National and Food & Wine Magazine’s Sommelier of the year. And today, I’m going to blind-taste cheap, sparkling wines. (upbeat music) When I’m tasting sparkling wines, I’m looking for the same things I’m looking for with still wines but obviously with […]

One of America’s Top Sommeliers Taste Tests Celebrity Wines

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– I’m Patrick Cappiello, Eater National’s Sommelier of the Year and winner of Wine Spectator’s Grand Award and today, I’m gonna grade celebrity wines. (upbeat rock music) So, this is Mike Ditka. The name of this wine is The Champion. Still has a very high view of himself. From the Napa Valley, eh, so he’s […]

Action Bronson Drinks France’s Top Natural Wine – From Paris with Love (Part 1)

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we we I’m picking up where I left off in 2015 I’m meeting back up with my man the myth the legend Clovis o Cheney he is my wine shaman to all the people disappear Western peace when I first met cloak this backstage at one of my shows it changed my life forever by […]

How to Decode a Wine Label to Help Make Buying Wine Easier

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– I’m Patrick Cappiello, from Rebelle Restaurant in New York City and today I’m gonna show you how to decode wine labels. (upbeat music) Wine labels can often be overwhelming for consumers, but there are a few things that you can learn that will really help you when you’re at a wine store or at […]

How to Make a French 75, the Classiest Summertime Cocktail

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– I’m Patrick Cappiello from Rebelle Restaurant in New York City, and today I’m gonna show you how to make a cocktail with wine. (upbeat rock music) So today we’re going to make a classic cocktail that uses champagne or sparkling wine in it. It’s called the French 75. French 75 is the perfect summertime […]

All About Orange Wines!

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Hello Tippler Nation! Today we have a special treat. We are being joined by Jenny Eagleton of the Punchdown here in Oakland California to talk about one of our favorite topics, orange wine in one of our all-time favorite wine bars, stay tuned. We are thrilled to be here and I’m thrilled to talk to […]

How to Open a Wine Bottle with a Shoe

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irgendwann kommt dieser moment wo du einfach nur noch wahllos draufschlägt mein name ist berlin wir sind hier in berlin ich habe durst und zwar rotwein durst und ich hab kein öffnen dabei brauche also irgendeine möglichkeit um den korken raus zu bekommen aus der flasche und hab mir da was überlegt was eventuell funktionieren […]