Barbara Carafe by Nina Jobs for Design House Stockholm ~ crystal ball (also in black and clear) works as a top, or to add color under the carafe... or as another tactile addition to the experience.

FEATUREDBarbara Carafe by Nina Jobs for Design House Stockholm ~ crystal ball (also in black and clear) works as a top, or to add color under the carafe... or as another tactile addition to the experience.

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Liquid Muse 'sustainable sips' classes feature introductions to organic spirits and cocktail recipes like this Spicy Grapefruit Margarita.

Liquid Muse 'sustainable sips' classes feature introductions to organic spirits and cocktail recipes like this Spicy Grapefruit Margarita.

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Carafe Un Verre from Sentou by Claudio Colucci ~ a gorgeous carafe design that playfully has the wine glass built in, finally seen in person at Maison + Objet, see the pics!

FEATUREDCarafe Un Verre from Sentou by Claudio Colucci ~ a gorgeous carafe design that playfully has the wine glass built in, finally seen in person at Maison + Objet, see the pics!

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End of Vodka? Veev has set up a fairly funny, unarguably daring site bashing vodka and its strongest proponents.

End of Vodka? Veev has set up a fairly funny, unarguably daring site bashing vodka and its strongest proponents.

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The NYTimes Style Magazine features the "Greenwich Sour" this week, a specialty cocktail from the bar Employees Only in the West Village that uses egg white, red wine, and rye whiskey.

The NYTimes Style Magazine features the "Greenwich Sour" this week, a specialty cocktail from the bar Employees Only in the West Village that uses egg white, red wine, and rye whiskey.

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Scofflaw's Den takes a trip to Sperryville VA for a tour of the Copper Fox Distillery, home of Wasmund’s Rappahannock pot-stilled, single-malt whisky.

Scofflaw's Den takes a trip to Sperryville VA for a tour of the Copper Fox Distillery, home of Wasmund’s Rappahannock pot-stilled, single-malt whisky.

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The search of Ultimate Margarita by scomorokh. Several beauty Margarita recipe for you.

The search of Ultimate Margarita by scomorokh. Several beauty Margarita recipe for you.

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Beer brewed with a yeast strain found in a piece of 25-million-year-old Burmese amber.

Beer brewed with a yeast strain found in a piece of 25-million-year-old Burmese amber.

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Brew guru Charlie Papazian's angle on Pale Ale: "An American beer classic".

Brew guru Charlie Papazian's angle on Pale Ale: "An American beer classic".

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Oh Gosh takes a trip to Brooklyn -- a variation on the Manhattan made with rye, dry vermouth, maraschino liqueur, and Amer Picon.

Oh Gosh takes a trip to Brooklyn -- a variation on the Manhattan made with rye, dry vermouth, maraschino liqueur, and Amer Picon.

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The Kitchn offers suggestions for making good sangria, including affordable wine choices and a clever tip for ensuring the best flavor.

The Kitchn offers suggestions for making good sangria, including affordable wine choices and a clever tip for ensuring the best flavor.

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Sam Mogannam, co-owner of San Francisco's Bi-Rite Market, enjoys promoting offbeat wines from unusual locations; many are organic and sustainable.

Sam Mogannam, co-owner of San Francisco's Bi-Rite Market, enjoys promoting offbeat wines from unusual locations; many are organic and sustainable.

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How much would you pay for drinks made by master mixologist Tony Abou-Ganim paired to Mario Batali's food? The $1,500 price includes Mario's new book... (via Cocktailians.com)

How much would you pay for drinks made by master mixologist Tony Abou-Ganim paired to Mario Batali's food? The $1,500 price includes Mario's new book... (via Cocktailians.com)

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Absinthe Suissesse: a lovely, lightly fruity, sweet and anise-flavored milkshake for grown-ups.

Absinthe Suissesse: a lovely, lightly fruity, sweet and anise-flavored milkshake for grown-ups.

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Pairing sake with Mexican food!? Beau Timken -- owner of True Sake, the country's first sake-only store -- likes to thinking outside the bento box.

Pairing sake with Mexican food!? Beau Timken -- owner of True Sake, the country's first sake-only store -- likes to thinking outside the bento box.

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The stunning site for Bols' new genever (old-school Dutch juniper gin) features gorgeous recipe cards from the Jerry Thomas era, including the Holland House, the Collins, and the Improved Gin Cock-tail.

The stunning site for Bols' new genever (old-school Dutch juniper gin) features gorgeous recipe cards from the Jerry Thomas era, including the Holland House, the Collins, and the Improved Gin Cock-tail.

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Perfect for iced-tea weather, Tea Forté's tea-over-ice pots are made of heat-resistant glass. They're especially pretty with the tall pyramid bags designed for the pot.

Perfect for iced-tea weather, Tea Forté's tea-over-ice pots are made of heat-resistant glass. They're especially pretty with the tall pyramid bags designed for the pot.

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Drink Daddy unfolds like an umbrella; spears into grass, snow, sand, or other outdoor surfaces; and holds up to five drinks (stemware, cups, bottles, shakers...)

Drink Daddy unfolds like an umbrella; spears into grass, snow, sand, or other outdoor surfaces; and holds up to five drinks (stemware, cups, bottles, shakers...)

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Ancient stained glass product placement? Found in Notre Dame de Reims (where the kings of France were crowned) ~ yellow labeled Champagne bottles hidden in the panels...

FEATUREDAncient stained glass product placement? Found in Notre Dame de Reims (where the kings of France were crowned) ~ yellow labeled Champagne bottles hidden in the panels...

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Crème Brûlée Stout? Slashfood stumbles on Southern Tier Brewing Company's dessert in beer form -- an odd, but strangely satisfying hybrid.

Crème Brûlée Stout? Slashfood stumbles on Southern Tier Brewing Company's dessert in beer form -- an odd, but strangely satisfying hybrid.

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Touring Alsace's famed Route de Vin with Lucy's Kitchen Notebook. (Don't miss reading about how they kept their snacks cool.)

Touring Alsace's famed Route de Vin with Lucy's Kitchen Notebook. (Don't miss reading about how they kept their snacks cool.)

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Veuve Clicquot Sneak Peek at the Ice Cube, the push button instant cooling champagne bucket and specially designed flutes (2009 upcoming design collaboration with Porsche Design)

FEATUREDVeuve Clicquot Sneak Peek at the Ice Cube, the push button instant cooling champagne bucket and specially designed flutes (2009 upcoming design collaboration with Porsche Design)

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A book due out in October chronicles the life of the young widow Cliquot who rose to celebrity and fortune on the bubbles of her eponymous Champagne.

A book due out in October chronicles the life of the young widow Cliquot who rose to celebrity and fortune on the bubbles of her eponymous Champagne.

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Part III of RumDood's tour of Old New Orleans Rum varieties. This time, it's Cajun Spiced Rum, which strikes "a great balance between dry and sweet".

Part III of RumDood's tour of Old New Orleans Rum varieties. This time, it's Cajun Spiced Rum, which strikes "a great balance between dry and sweet".

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Working class heroes: Sauvignon blanc remains true to its proletarian roots. Tasting notes from $10-$12 offerings.

Working class heroes: Sauvignon blanc remains true to its proletarian roots. Tasting notes from $10-$12 offerings.

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The Telegraph's "complete guide to British pubs" profiles more than 250 notable public houses all around the UK -- plus one in Paris, just to be safe.

The Telegraph's "complete guide to British pubs" profiles more than 250 notable public houses all around the UK -- plus one in Paris, just to be safe.

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Chicago Tribune reporters follow the 45th parallel around the globe, taking note of vineyards both legendary and emerging.

Chicago Tribune reporters follow the 45th parallel around the globe, taking note of vineyards both legendary and emerging.

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Bloody Mary from Chicago's popular Ina's (the Breakfast Queen) -- a great jump start to Saturday brunch.

Bloody Mary from Chicago's popular Ina's (the Breakfast Queen) -- a great jump start to Saturday brunch.

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Italian wines -- like bubbly Prosecco -- pair perfectly with antipasto. The LA Times suggests offering six vino choices for a mix-and-match party.

Italian wines -- like bubbly Prosecco -- pair perfectly with antipasto. The LA Times suggests offering six vino choices for a mix-and-match party.

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To become a certified coffee grader, applicants must pass 22 sensory tests rating coffees by taste and smell. Only 395 people worldwide have succeeded.

To become a certified coffee grader, applicants must pass 22 sensory tests rating coffees by taste and smell. Only 395 people worldwide have succeeded.

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The Kitchn looks at alternatives to traditional natural cork wine closures, from screwcaps to glass stoppers to synthetics.

The Kitchn looks at alternatives to traditional natural cork wine closures, from screwcaps to glass stoppers to synthetics.

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Chow rounds up Craptails: The 10 Worst Drink Concepts. "Winners" include a durian smoothie (garnished with dirty socks) and a Salmon Colada. Gah!

Chow rounds up Craptails: The 10 Worst Drink Concepts. "Winners" include a durian smoothie (garnished with dirty socks) and a Salmon Colada. Gah!

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Alcademics hosts the Organic Cucumber Vodka Showdown: Square One Cucumber, Crop Harvest Earth Cucumber, and Rain Cucumber-Lime. 
Whose cuke-sine reigns supreme?

Alcademics hosts the Organic Cucumber Vodka Showdown: Square One Cucumber, Crop Harvest Earth Cucumber, and Rain Cucumber-Lime.
Whose cuke-sine reigns supreme?

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Esquire's David Wondrich proclaims the Gin Rickey the official drink of (late) summer, dishing out some history and gin-brand suggestions.

Esquire's David Wondrich proclaims the Gin Rickey the official drink of (late) summer, dishing out some history and gin-brand suggestions.

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Riding a wave of nostalgia, Schlitz is back with a vengeance.

Riding a wave of nostalgia, Schlitz is back with a vengeance.

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O'Fallon Smoke: A great selection from a Missouri brewery and a shining example of the smoked porter style.

O'Fallon Smoke: A great selection from a Missouri brewery and a shining example of the smoked porter style.

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Amazon Al Dente proposes a Happy Hour two-fer: Margaritas made with... beer.

Amazon Al Dente proposes a Happy Hour two-fer: Margaritas made with... beer.

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I like big ice and I cannot lie: NYT shows you where to get the goods to make ginormous glace.

I like big ice and I cannot lie: NYT shows you where to get the goods to make ginormous glace.

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The Vic, a riff on the Mai Tai, featuring Veev -- a wheat spirit flavored with Açai berries, prickly pear and acerola cherry.

The Vic, a riff on the Mai Tai, featuring Veev -- a wheat spirit flavored with Açai berries, prickly pear and acerola cherry.

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The Kitchn turns us on to the Palsby carafe. Sturdy, dishwasher safe, and affordable -- but also chic in its simple elegance.

The Kitchn turns us on to the Palsby carafe. Sturdy, dishwasher safe, and affordable -- but also chic in its simple elegance.

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Tyrell's are known in the UK for their posh crisps -- "potato chips" stateside -- but a new vodka makes use of the the spuds that are too small for frying. (via Dowd's Spirits Notebook)

Tyrell's are known in the UK for their posh crisps -- "potato chips" stateside -- but a new vodka makes use of the the spuds that are too small for frying. (via Dowd's Spirits Notebook)

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A skeptical Washington Post correspondent wonders: Are there really such things as "slow" spirits? A trip to the Slow Food Nation taste pavilion shows him the light.

A skeptical Washington Post correspondent wonders: Are there really such things as "slow" spirits? A trip to the Slow Food Nation taste pavilion shows him the light.

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The NY Times tastes 25 Côtes du Rhône -- a variety once synonymous with affordability -- and finds "a surprising number of plush, polished wines".

The NY Times tastes 25 Côtes du Rhône -- a variety once synonymous with affordability -- and finds "a surprising number of plush, polished wines".

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A look at how four Old Tom gins work in two classic cocktails - The Tom Collins and the Martinez.

A look at how four Old Tom gins work in two classic cocktails - The Tom Collins and the Martinez.

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Liquid Muse reports on Cape North vodka, a blend of French wheat and Scandinavian spring water.

Liquid Muse reports on Cape North vodka, a blend of French wheat and Scandinavian spring water.

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