I've got a few bottles from Unibroue recently that are nearly impossible to open. Just can't get a grip on it. I know I should be opening it like I would a champagne, but we're going on 15 minutes with no luck.
What do people expect when they order a Hot Toddy? Not the original Jerry Thomas version; those are gross, says Jeffrey. Give your guests something flavorful that really warms them up. Start with a good Scotch Whisky and layer on lemon juice, ginger honey syrup and pimento dram. That is something worth drinking on a cold winter night!
How to Judge Wine by the Cork
The waiter gives you the cork like he expects something from you. Here's what you should—and shouldn't—do.