Manoir de Verzy ~ the Country House of Madame Veuve Clicquot that i didn't get a chance to show you the details of earlier! (bathtubs, family trees, & vineyard caterpillar hormones)

FEATUREDManoir de Verzy ~ the Country House of Madame Veuve Clicquot that i didn't get a chance to show you the details of earlier! (bathtubs, family trees, & vineyard caterpillar hormones)

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The Liquid Muse dubs Cherry Heering “the stylish girl’s perfect fashion accessory” and shares a recipe for the venerable Blood & Sand.

The Liquid Muse dubs Cherry Heering “the stylish girl’s perfect fashion accessory” and shares a recipe for the venerable Blood & Sand.

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Jamie Boudreau samples DH Krahn gin and puts it to good use in the gorgeous Chatelaine.

Jamie Boudreau samples DH Krahn gin and puts it to good use in the gorgeous Chatelaine.

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Golden Monkey Grog, by Patrick Callahan.  The third in a series of runner ups from the Forbidden Island Cocktail Contest!

Golden Monkey Grog, by Patrick Callahan. The third in a series of runner ups from the Forbidden Island Cocktail Contest!

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Art of Drink looks at Montana Cordial Bitters, a lost cocktail ingredient “prepared with plants, flowers and roots from the mountains of America.”

Art of Drink looks at Montana Cordial Bitters, a lost cocktail ingredient “prepared with plants, flowers and roots from the mountains of America.”

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Martini Groove’s Autumn Cocktail: orange liqueur, rum, cranberry syrup, red grapefruit, and orange bitters. Yum.

Martini Groove’s Autumn Cocktail: orange liqueur, rum, cranberry syrup, red grapefruit, and orange bitters. Yum.

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At $30 for a half-bottle, Old Forester Repeal may be a little pricey for some Bourbon budgets, but it’s a conversation piece, says Drinkhacker.

At $30 for a half-bottle, Old Forester Repeal may be a little pricey for some Bourbon budgets, but it’s a conversation piece, says Drinkhacker.

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The Wall Street Journal's Eric Felten understands: Tiki doesn't have to be tacky. He visits legendary California tiki bars and shares signature recipes.

The Wall Street Journal's Eric Felten understands: Tiki doesn't have to be tacky. He visits legendary California tiki bars and shares signature recipes.

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A toast to autumn and personal well-being with the Martini 1812!

A toast to autumn and personal well-being with the Martini 1812!

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Dan Aykroyd's Crystal Head Vodka ~ see the milano glass skull bottle up close, as well as the box... after that insane video, it's fun to actually hold/taste the product!

FEATUREDDan Aykroyd's Crystal Head Vodka ~ see the milano glass skull bottle up close, as well as the box... after that insane video, it's fun to actually hold/taste the product!

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The Chronicle visits San Francisco's new Pisco Latin Lounge and discovers 15 different bottlings of Peru's native spirit.

The Chronicle visits San Francisco's new Pisco Latin Lounge and discovers 15 different bottlings of Peru's native spirit.

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The final of 6 posts on the drinks of Le Mixeur Cinq, featuring the creation of our hosts, Anu Apte and Zane Harris, who dare to mix Tequila with Laphroig.

The final of 6 posts on the drinks of Le Mixeur Cinq, featuring the creation of our hosts, Anu Apte and Zane Harris, who dare to mix Tequila with Laphroig.

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Imbibe Unfiltered's Wine of the Week: Paul Dolan's certified organic 2005 Zinfandel, "a vivacious and juicy wine, with flavors of dark berry jam and a distinctive cracked pepper spice."

Imbibe Unfiltered's Wine of the Week: Paul Dolan's certified organic 2005 Zinfandel, "a vivacious and juicy wine, with flavors of dark berry jam and a distinctive cracked pepper spice."

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In support of Breast Cancer Awareness month, Miami's Ortanique on the Mile features a special pink cocktail, the Watermelon-Cucumber Cooler.

In support of Breast Cancer Awareness month, Miami's Ortanique on the Mile features a special pink cocktail, the Watermelon-Cucumber Cooler.

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Though no longer being manufactured, Howling Monkey beer might just have the coolest packaging among its peers. Designed by Turner Duckworth.

Though no longer being manufactured, Howling Monkey beer might just have the coolest packaging among its peers. Designed by Turner Duckworth.

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Scott Beattie -- former bar chef at the Wine County icon Cyrus -- promotes his new book, "Artisan Cocktails: Drinks Inspired by the Seasons"

Scott Beattie -- former bar chef at the Wine County icon Cyrus -- promotes his new book, "Artisan Cocktails: Drinks Inspired by the Seasons"

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The Bitter Truth Celery Bitters wins Spirit of the Year at the 2008 Mixology Bar Awards.

The Bitter Truth Celery Bitters wins Spirit of the Year at the 2008 Mixology Bar Awards.

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Gantt's Caiprissima by Craig Hermann, a Forbidden Island cocktail contest runner-up, as featured on Trader Tiki.com

Gantt's Caiprissima by Craig Hermann, a Forbidden Island cocktail contest runner-up, as featured on Trader Tiki.com

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Amazon Al Dente dresses up a classic for a night on the town: Black-Tie Martinis include peppercorn-steeped gin and a salt-and-pepper rim.

Amazon Al Dente dresses up a classic for a night on the town: Black-Tie Martinis include peppercorn-steeped gin and a salt-and-pepper rim.

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Tiare visits the world’s biggest whiskey festival and samples Yamazaki whisky from Japan’s Suntory.

Tiare visits the world’s biggest whiskey festival and samples Yamazaki whisky from Japan’s Suntory.

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The Intoxicated Zodiac makes things interesting with a Scorpio-inspired Tomato Basil-tini.

The Intoxicated Zodiac makes things interesting with a Scorpio-inspired Tomato Basil-tini.

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The Kitchn demystifies aromatic cocktail bitters: Angostura, Peychaud's, and orange. Sazeracs anyone?

The Kitchn demystifies aromatic cocktail bitters: Angostura, Peychaud's, and orange. Sazeracs anyone?

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Fat City visits bartender Noah Robinson and samples a White Lady, an-almost forgotten gin classic.

Fat City visits bartender Noah Robinson and samples a White Lady, an-almost forgotten gin classic.

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Paul Clarke cracks a bleary eye to peek into the world of morning cocktails... beyond mere mimosas and boring Bloody Marys.

Paul Clarke cracks a bleary eye to peek into the world of morning cocktails... beyond mere mimosas and boring Bloody Marys.

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The Whiskey Exchange has an exclusive peek at the new Octomore bottle design. Inside will be a super-peaty Scotch "twenty times higher than normal Bruichladdich."

The Whiskey Exchange has an exclusive peek at the new Octomore bottle design. Inside will be a super-peaty Scotch "twenty times higher than normal Bruichladdich."

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Part 5 of 6 of the Drinks of Cinq: Seattle's own Beat Bartender, Keith Waldbauer, contributes The Aristocrat Swizzle.

Part 5 of 6 of the Drinks of Cinq: Seattle's own Beat Bartender, Keith Waldbauer, contributes The Aristocrat Swizzle.

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I'm loving Polka's Josephine Glasscarafe with a drinking glass. I love that the carafe has a stem and is shaped like a glass, and that the stopper is the drinking glass itself.

I'm loving Polka's Josephine Glasscarafe with a drinking glass. I love that the carafe has a stem and is shaped like a glass, and that the stopper is the drinking glass itself.

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Raising the Bar's brief history of tiki drinks and the bars that served them, illustrated with a recipe for Don the Beachcomber's own Test Pilot.

Raising the Bar's brief history of tiki drinks and the bars that served them, illustrated with a recipe for Don the Beachcomber's own Test Pilot.

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My Life on the Rocks shares the Claymore Cocktail: Rum, Drambuie, Chartreuse, and lemon bitters.

My Life on the Rocks shares the Claymore Cocktail: Rum, Drambuie, Chartreuse, and lemon bitters.

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The Cellarist spotlights the beautiful cork-cage art on Francois Pinon Vouvray Brut Non-Dosé.  
(The stuff inside the bottle pairs well with Korean-style fried chicken, in case you wondered.)

The Cellarist spotlights the beautiful cork-cage art on Francois Pinon Vouvray Brut Non-Dosé.
(The stuff inside the bottle pairs well with Korean-style fried chicken, in case you wondered.)

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The Corpse Canonizer by Paranoid123, a Forbidden Island Cocktail Contest runner-up!

The Corpse Canonizer by Paranoid123, a Forbidden Island Cocktail Contest runner-up!

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Spirits aficionados will flock to San Francisco next week for WhiskeyFest events celebrating everything from rare single-malt Scotches to Kentucky rye.

Spirits aficionados will flock to San Francisco next week for WhiskeyFest events celebrating everything from rare single-malt Scotches to Kentucky rye.

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Mexican vs. American Coke: Kate at Accidental Hedonist debunks the soda-maker's claim that they all taste the same.

Mexican vs. American Coke: Kate at Accidental Hedonist debunks the soda-maker's claim that they all taste the same.

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BrewSocial, a networking site for beer lovers.

BrewSocial, a networking site for beer lovers.

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If we can trust our rusty high school German, it seems master distiller Hans Reisetbauer crafts liquors from interesting produce, including carrot and ginger.

If we can trust our rusty high school German, it seems master distiller Hans Reisetbauer crafts liquors from interesting produce, including carrot and ginger.

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The sleek Rido bottle opener by Blomus puts a stylish twist on a classic bar essential.

The sleek Rido bottle opener by Blomus puts a stylish twist on a classic bar essential.

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Ednbrg makes his first batch of grapefruitcello, then designs drinks to make good use of it, including "Papa Ain’t Comin’ Home": Rum, 'cello, lemon juice, bitters, and egg white.

Ednbrg makes his first batch of grapefruitcello, then designs drinks to make good use of it, including "Papa Ain’t Comin’ Home": Rum, 'cello, lemon juice, bitters, and egg white.

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Clever wine coasters by Montreal designer Julien De Repentigny

Clever wine coasters by Montreal designer Julien De Repentigny

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It’s high time  tikiphiles had a morning drink of their own: a little Hair of the Mongoose from Humuhumu

It’s high time tikiphiles had a morning drink of their own: a little Hair of the Mongoose from Humuhumu

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Crystal Head Vodka, presented by Dan Aykroyd.  His video here is amazing.  Not sure why he has jumped into the spirits game, but with an opening like this, welcome.

Crystal Head Vodka, presented by Dan Aykroyd. His video here is amazing. Not sure why he has jumped into the spirits game, but with an opening like this, welcome.

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Number 4 in the 6-part series of drink previews for Le Mixeur Cinq, it's Andrew Bohrer's "Randy Baker."

Number 4 in the 6-part series of drink previews for Le Mixeur Cinq, it's Andrew Bohrer's "Randy Baker."

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Stanley Flask ~ love this flask, just saw it in person at the DWR Tools for Living in Santa Monica

Stanley Flask ~ love this flask, just saw it in person at the DWR Tools for Living in Santa Monica

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"Have you seen this moai?" A limited-edition tiki mug for sale to benefit the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.

"Have you seen this moai?" A limited-edition tiki mug for sale to benefit the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.

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Strawberry-Rhubarb Sangria -- a drink that's as delicious as is beautiful!

Strawberry-Rhubarb Sangria -- a drink that's as delicious as is beautiful!

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A visual timeline of wine vessels and closures throughout the centuries at Francis Ford Coppola's Encyclopedia Wines.

A visual timeline of wine vessels and closures throughout the centuries at Francis Ford Coppola's Encyclopedia Wines.

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