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  • 15 TEXAS VODKAS UNDER $15 DOLLARS

    Read More The average amount of money that people spend on a 750ML bottle of vodka is approximately $24. You can also get really, really inexpensive or spend the upscale luxury price depending on your preference. I personally have paid almost $200 for a bottle and yes, it was worth it! But I can say […]

  • MY FAVORITE SPEAKEASIES: AUSTIN, TEXAS

    Read More Austin is full of (secret) bars and unless you know where to look, they are not so visible even though they could be right in front of you. I am obsessed with secret/private bars and when I travel, I like to talk to the locals for information on visiting their speakeasies – you […]

  • WONDER BAR IS WONDER-FUL!!

    When my favorite bar at the Domain Northside closed, I was devastated. It was a must go-to stop when out with the girls – the ultimate girly bar full of dainty details, velvet couch area, little chandeliers and can we talk about the drinks?? Seems like every week we were hearing of another bar or […]

  • COCKTAIL NINJA – TREVOR SCHNEIDER, REYKA VODKA

    What makes a good Ninja Warrior?Many traits contribute, but some include Balance, Strength, Perseverance, and Focus. Now take those qualities and apply them to the spirits industry and what you get is the CocktailNinja.Embracing all the qualities of a true Ninja, Trevor Schneider represents his brand and himself in the highest regard as part of […]

  • BLACKENED: Meet new master distiller – Rob Dietrich

    Last fall, the whiskey (and spirits) world was delivered a hard blow with the death of Dave Pickerell; which many considered a founding father of craft distilling. His sudden death left everyone in shock and wondering what would happen with his latest project with Metallica’s BLACKENED Whiskey. With his passing, there was going to be […]

  • YOU HAD ME AT VODKA GARDEN: GOODNIGHT LOVING VODKA

    Way back in the 90’s, I worked for a large homebuilder in their marketing department. One of the construction guys I worked with was Gary Crowell, who came to be co-founder of Deep Eddy Vodka, part of Nine Banded Whiskey and now, I’m happy to announce, Goodnight Loving Vodka – along with partner Tim Osbourn. […]