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Wine Terminology

Below is a section of wine specific descriptors that we have kept in the back of our textbook for years now. Wine terminology can be very specific, and at times

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Wine Terminology Part 2

A wine may have strong earthy or musty notes depending on when and where it was grown. We have the middle part of our extensive list of terms commonly used

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Wine Terminology Part 3

Wine is complex, and truly needs to be appreciated with both your senses of smell and taste. Have a read through the last of our wine terminology section to understand

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Bartending Terminology

Bartending Terminology Below is a bit of the lingo developed over the years by bartenders, and frequent imbibers of fancy cocktails. These days your typical customer will be more apt

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The Classic Martini

The History of the Classic Martini The true origin of the martini is draped in mystery! There are differing arguments as to who was the first to create the Classic Martini. Many

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Bourbon and Water

Bourbon and Water has been around since the beginning of Bourbon Whisky, going all the way back to the early 1800′s. You can imagine those initial high proof spirits may

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Añejo Highball

History Of The Añejo Highball: Not every bartender will know the Añejo Highball. This rum and ginger beer cocktail one of the greatest new cocktails that could almost be considered a modern classic. A

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Amarosa Cocktail

History Of The Amarosa Cocktail The Amarosa Cocktail was invented in the 1930′s by H. Losappio.  This gin-based cocktail is a bitter and complicated cocktail, created during in a part of the world

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Irish Spring Cocktail

The Irish Spring cocktail is nothing related to that overly fragrant soap. We don’t expect you to be bathing in this cocktail, however after a few too many it is

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Beer Cocktail

Really, a beer cocktail? Beer can have a few modifications done to it as well. We know there are a pile of different beers out there, but sometimes your guests

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Lemon Drop Cocktail

The lemon drop cocktail is a very sweet and sour cocktail.  It became popular around the 70′s in California.  Today, the lemon drop cocktail or martini is one of western Canada and USA‘s favourite drinks. Where the Lemon Drop

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