Food & Drink

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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The unapologetic bourbon drinker in me always appreciates a new release of its cocktail cousin: rye. While both whiskeys share some of the vanilla and toffee flavors derived from new charred American oak barrels, I tend to go for the pepper and spice of rye this time of year, when it’s cold outside. Whether I’m
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This year’s list highlights up-and-coming superstars from the worlds of restaurants, farming, packaged food, alcohol and recipe development. By Chloe Sorvino and Kristin Stoller, with Anthony Tellez The only access to Nigerian food that Oluwakolapo Smith had in North Texas was a store 40 minutes away—a problem he says was felt by fellow Nigerian immigrants
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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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Mezcal has been flooding American markets for the better part of a decade. In fact, according to IWSR Drinks Mark Analysis, the category of Mexican agave spirit grew by 14.5% in 2020 alone. It’s expected to swell by some 10.5% per year into 2025. All this is to say: there are a lot of new
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The very word “Thanksgiving” implies contemplative calm and contentedness, but our national holiday—America’s second favorite according to BBC News—has become the diametric opposite. Instead of thinking about sharing turkey, stuffing, cranberry sauce, and pumpkin pie with loving family and friends in the comfort of a cozy home, most of us are stressed out thinking about
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Jacy Reese Anthis is a polymath and rising star in the fields of Effective Altruism (EA) and artificial intelligence (AI). He is a co-founder of the Sentience Institute and the author of the 2018 book “The End of Animal Farming”. EA is the project of identifying the most impactful strategies to help others, and the
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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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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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Bardolino is a village on the shore of Lake Garda, in the province of Verona in northeast Italy. The same name is also used to describe the biodiverse wine appellation that stretches over the eastern shore of the lake, Italy’s largest. In the past, Bardolino wines didn’t have a great reputation because winemakers tended to
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