With Pisco Portón, Johnny Schuler Opens the Gate to His Passion

April 27, 2011

With the world-renowned Johnny Schuler at the helm of its production, Pisco Portón’s future looks to be as bright as the Peruvian sun in the Ica Valley.

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The Scotch That Dreams Are Made Of: Glenfiddich Launches the Cask of Dreams

April 23, 2011

Glenfiddich has launched the Cask of Dreams tour, featuring Glenfiddich Brand Ambassadors rolling 12 casks through major U.S. cities, starting in Los Angeles and ending in New York in May. In each city, the Glenfiddich team will encourage people to write their dreams on the empty casks. The inscribed casks will be sent to the Glenfiddich distillery, where they will be used to finish a special limited edition expression of Glenfiddich, which will be sold in the U.S. in early 2012.

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Sinful Spring Cocktails and Fiendish Fun at Villains Tavern

April 17, 2011

Spring has sprung at Villains Tavern, tempting Arts District residents and visitors alike with a diabolical mix of craft cocktails and beer, tasty bites, live music and gorgeous setting.

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April 16 & 17: Artisanal LA Spring Show 2011

April 11, 2011

Artisanal LA returns for the Spring 2011 edition of its two-day showcase of the city’s finest local, sustainable and handmade edibles.

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Alex Straus Debuts Spring Cocktail Menu at Hemingway’s Lounge

April 7, 2011

Bartender Alex Straus has unveiled his Spring Cocktail Menu for Hemingway’s Lounge in Hollywood. To introduce the new drinks, Straus hosted a tasting of the spring menu and graciously shared his cocktail recipes.

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When Scotland Met France: Limited Edition Chivas Regal 18 Year by Christian Lacroix

April 5, 2011

Chivas Regal and Christian Lacroix are collaborating once again and releasing a limited edition bottle of the Chivas Regal 18 Year Old Scotch Whisky. The Lacroix-designed Chivas 18-Year is limited to 3000 bottles worldwide, with only 100 available in the United States. The Lacroix Chivas 18 will be available at select retailers beginning in June 2011 at the suggested retail price of $495.

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Michael’s Launches Farm to Glass Menu with Cocktails by Jason Robey

April 1, 2011

Jason Robey has created a Farm-to-Glass Mixology Program at Michael’s in Santa Monica. Robey’s cocktails will feature seasonal herbs and fruits grown on Michael’s new rooftop garden, along with fresh produce from the nearby Santa Monica Farmers’ Market.

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April 2: Rum Grand Tasting at Caña Rum Bar

March 27, 2011

On Saturday, April 2nd, Liquor.com presents a Rum Grand Tasting at Caña Rum Bar, hosted by Caña GM Allan Katz and bartender Danielle Crouch. The $65 ticket includes an overview of rum, a guided rum tasting, and rum-based cocktails.

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Proprietors LLC Shake and Stir a New Cocktail Menu for Rosa Mexicano

March 26, 2011

David Kaplan and Alex Day of Proprietors LLC have created an exclusive cocktail menu for Rosa Mexicano, the upscale Mexican restaurant chain.

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The Art of the Blend: Cognac and Cocktails at The Varnish

March 20, 2011

Angelenos learned about cognac and its role in cocktail culture during a Cognac Cocktail Class at The Varnish, presented by Liquor.com and hosted by Varnish co-owner Eric Alperin and GM Chris Bostick. During the sold out two-hour session, attendees were educated about the luxury spirit, tasted expressions from the premium Pierre Ferrand line, and learned how to make four cognac cocktails.

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