Food & Drink

By: Christos Makridis When many have their eyes turned to the salient collapse of FTX and other major web3 token projects, there are exciting and novel use-cases behind NFTs brewing in the spirits industry. NFTs are about authenticating ownership of not only digital assets, but also physical ones, including high-ticket fine wines and other beverages.
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For anyone who enjoys big ticket entertainment and sports when they travel, Canada’s largest city Toronto is an excellent option and certainly a more economical alternative to New York. Sports fans will be thrilled to discover they can watch top notch basketball, baseball, hockey and (Canadian) football. And theatre lovers can see major productions, often
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New data from the IWSR predicts that alcohol e-commerce sales will grow 34% between 2021 and 2026. The growth follows value growth of 12% in 2019 and 43% over 2020. And while this is positive growth, it’s a hit from the channel’s previously expected trajectory. The IWSR formerly predicted that the value of alcohol e-commerce
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Most of the corn grown in the US has been improved using biotechnology to provide protection from insect damage and/or herbicide tolerance. The insect resistance trait has the additional benefit of reducing mycotoxin contamination of the grain, and herbicide tolerance trait has been instrumental in expanding the use of no-till farming methods which are central
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Buckle your seat belts because from Thanksgiving ‘til end of year, there is no holiday, fake holiday or shopping day too ridiculous for wine pairings. And, just exactly what kind of wine goes with Cyber Monday? I can’t purport to tell you that—I mean what do you pair with a 200-inch Smart TV? Or a
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Vite, a restaurant set in the hills of Rimini in Emilia Romagna, was awarded a Michelin “Green Star” for its sustainable gastronomy. The kitchen brigade (as they call themselves) under the helm of Neapolitan Chef Davide Pontoriere was bursting with pride. “This milestone is the result of great and passionate teamwork,” says Arianna Merlo, the
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Bourbon is awesome. It is distinctly American. It is full of flavor. And despite its historic popularity, it remains among the most affordable styles of whiskey on the planet. In fact, as any self-avowed expert will tell you sans solicitation, the best bourbons are often the most reasonably-priced ones. I’ll prove it through the exceptional
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Vodka has had a significant hold over the American drinker for decades. It has remained one of the largest spirit categories in the country, fueled by martinis, cosmopolitans, espresso martinis, and numerous other craft cocktails. Brands like Ketel One, Absolut, Grey Goose, Tito’s, and Belvedere are ordered by name and often at a premium. Now,
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On Thursday, Americans will pause to give thanks, a modern expression of the ancient tradition of harvest festivals that celebrate an abundance of food. So, it is fitting then that today is World Fisheries Day, a celebration of the abundance of food that comes from the waters of our planet. A thread runs from World
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There’s no getting around the biggest eating holiday of the year without a discussion of what to drink with the bird and all the trimmings. Many will gravitate toward domestic wines on this most American of holidays (Fourth of July excluded), but for those wanting to bring a global flare to the table, here are
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