Dewar’s Double Double Line of Blended Whiskies John Dewar & Sons Ltd was founded in 1846. Originally, like many of his early competitors, John Dewar operated a small wine and spirits shop that specialized in blending its own proprietary whisky blend. When he died in 1880, the firm was taken over by his sons, John
The sun is setting behind a cornfield. Getty Joyn Bio, a joint agtech venture between synthetic biology company Ginkgo Bioworks and Bayer, plans to open a research facility in California to speed up the development of its engineered microbes. The aim: fix nitrogen in soil for wheat and corn fields, reducing or even eliminating the
Meet what may be causing a Listeria outbreak. (Photo: Getty Images) Getty This is not just a bunch of baloney. It also isn’t simply cheesy. According to a new warning from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), there is now a Listeria monocytogenes outbreak linked to deli-sliced meats and cheeses. As the CDC investigation notice from April
Cousins Ian and Nick Lee co-founded Lee Spirits Co. in Colorado Springs in 2013, with the aim of bringing back pre-Prohibition-style spirits. The company, one of the fastest growing in Colorado, started by making gin along with accompanying liqueurs that would fit into classic cocktail recipes exactly as originally written. The company strives to create products
We are eating more fish than ever nowadays. According the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization’s report in 2018, the annual global growth in fish consumption has been twice as high as population growth since 1961. How are the major players of the seafood industry dealing with the issues of sustainability? A very proactive company is
Nashville — Bob Dylan’s will site his distillery and concert venue in Nashville in 2020. This is a rendition. Heaven’s Door If you think Bob Dylan’s just-announced whiskey distillery slated to open in Nashville next fall will put Tennessee on the beverage tourism map, you haven’t been paying quite enough attention. Certainly, the iconic singer’s
The new HQE winery at Champagne Palmer & Co in Bezannes, France. Champagne Palmer & Co. It’s a conversation that arises regularly in the wine world — are sustainable wines worth it? The answer emerges from the priorities of the drinker: taste, values, inspiration, budget, regional preference. Many consumers say that yes, purchasing a wine of
France has always welcomed me with open arms and a full glass. I fell in love with the country in the middle of my first trip there, in 1994, and the feeling has remained through countless visits since then and a couple of stints living there for short periods of time, both as a student
A new decor of white accented by lipstick red banquettes at Benoit is bright but cheery. Pierre Monetta Over the past decade Benoit has become not only a bonafide New York bistro with a faithful West Side and Theater clientele, but over the past year it has gotten better after a period of coasting.
The Glenlivet 50 YO from Cask 88 Photo, courtesy Cask 88 50 YO whiskies are rare. Only about a dozen or so have ever been released. Two 50 YO whiskies from the same distillery released within a few weeks of each other is extraordinary. Yet that is exactly what has happened in the case of
A Lineup of Old World Bottles at Dirty French in New York City Noah Fecks French wine is about as classic as it gets. Burgundy, bordeaux, champagne; these appellations and their associated styles have stayed true for generations. When we raise a glass from this part of the world, we expect tradition. So how does
Champagne Collet Esprit Couture Brut in Manhattan, New York City Cathrine Todd No one deserves a glass of Champagne more than Mom and Mother’s Day is the perfect time to show that special mother what she means to her children, as well as the adults she nurtures throughout the year, with a bottle of Champagne.
Double Stack from Great Notion in Portland, Oregon. Photo by John Paradiso for @hopculturemag Although the IPA craze that has consumed the beer industry over the last two years is still going strong, enterprising brewers are already looking for the next big thing. Some have started their own coffee companies, while others have looked into the
New Godiva cafe in New York. Andria Cheng Belgian chocolate maker Godiva wants you to think of it when you want a breakfast sandwich, a lunch salad or an afternoon pick-me-up coffee and cookie. The 93-year-old confectioner on Thursday opened its first cafe in the U.S. in New York’s Midtown East, featuring many firsts of their kind
Urban School Food Alliance This month, Dr. Katie Wilson took the helm of the Urban School Food Alliance (Alliance) as the organization’s first executive director. Founded in 2012, the Alliance is a nonprofit coalition of some the largest school districts in the United States, including New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Dallas, Miami-Dade, Orange County (Orlando), Broward
In early April I visited Jamaica to attend the Destination Experience Visionaries Summit, an international business conference focused on inclusive, diverse and culturally authentic growth strategies. The theme of the event was timely, given Jamaica’s recent push for the expansion of “untapped” economic sectors, including food and agriculture. Food is especially significant in the history of globalisation.
Grocery store is changing Pixabay According to the US department of health, about 50% of adults in America struggle with preventable chronic diseases. Many of these diseases were reported to be related to physical inactivity and poor eating habits. These range from cardiovascular diseases to poor bone health, to type 2 diabetes. Work done by
Soylent has announced the debut of its latest product, Soylent Squared. The plant-based, 100 calorie bar represents Soylent’s reentry into the bar market as well as an extension of its between-meal offerings including Soylent Bridge. The product will be sold in three flavors: Chocolate Brownie, Salted Caramel, Cirtrus Berry. Soylent Following the January launch of its
Sparkling rosé wine is perfect for Easter and springtime meals. Getty Easter meals and spring suppers call for bright, fresh ingredients anchored by substance and satisfaction. Lovely traditions during this season of renewal originate from around the world so there is no single item that makes or breaks the meal, except perhaps wine. But alas,
If you can’t get to “The Hill,” St. Joseph in Northern Rhône is the next best thing. Grand Cru Selections In my last installment of my Rhône road trip, I went on a tour of the Hermitage Hill with winemaker Jean-Louis Chave, and afterward sampled through his stellar white wines. Now, it was time to