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Advocaat Wine World & Spirits Seattle

Tastiest Easter Egg Should Be in Your Glass

April 16, 2014

Advocaat is a liqueur made from egg yolks (sometimes whole eggs), sugar and brandy. It is most popular in the Netherlands where it’s a home staple for many Dutch residents. Advocaat is a thick liqueur with a rich and creamy texture and an alcohol content typically in […]

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Syncline Wines

The Expert’s Guide to Syncline Wines

April 14, 2014

In case you missed it… The Syncline Winery shared their outstanding wines here at Wine World at a tasting last Friday.  Poppie Mantone presented the wines that are crafted at their family winery by James Mantone, her husband.  They met in 1997 while harvesting wine in the Willamette […]

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Gin Seattle Wine World

5 Gins that break the Classic Gin mold with their exotic botanicals

April 2, 2014

Spring has been taunting us with little spurts of sun the last week or so. And as the weather starts to warm, I start shifting my drink-making mentality towards zesty and refreshing cocktails. I’m thinking about drinks like a Basil Gimlet (Gin, lime, sugar, basil), Maiden […]

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Burbon in Seattle at Wine World and Spirits

5 Awesome Alternatives to Pappy Van Winkle That You Can Actually Buy Now

The bourbon craze has taken its toll on the market in a dramatic way. Everybody is reading about things like George T. Stagg, Parker’s Heritage, Black Maple Hill, and the infamous Pappy Van Winkle and they want to see what all the fuss is about. The problem […]

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Valentine's Day Gifts Seattle Wine Spirits and Liquor

Great Options for a Stay-at-Home Valentine’s Day

February 12, 2014

Ahhhh, Valentine’s Day… the day of love…and overflowing restaurants, long waits, overworked chefs and cranky people packed into waiting areas like 5:30 commuters on a NYC subway train..

As a former restaurateur, I can say without equivocation that there are three days of the year […]

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Expresiones del Corazon de Agave Wine World

Spirits Corner Presents: Expresiones del Corazon de Agave Part 2: Blanco and Reposado

January 24, 2014

Part 2: Blanco and Reposado

To get started, I’m going to begin with the base for all 5 of the Expresiones del Corazon de Agave tequilas… the Blanco. Unlike most tequilas that harvest entire crops at a time, cultivator Luis Alberto Hernandez Gutierrez scoured through […]

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