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Saturday, February 18, 2012

Wine Advice for the Novice: How to Open a Bottle

Many of our novice wine followers have asked us, "Is there a simple way of using a corkscrew to open a bottle of wine?" We recently came across this informative video from Ernie Paquette, owner of Zola Restaurant in Nashville, Tennessee. To open a bottle of wine with a corkscrew, use a small blade to cut off the lead capsule, insert the auger into the middle of the cork and pull the cork out completely.
We also came across this informative video from for the Rabbit Wine Opener.

Thursday, February 16, 2012

Five Bourbon Tasting Event

Known as the best place to hang out and have fun since 1974, Churchill's British Pub has been Atlanta's Oldest British Pub for in town partygoers looking for good times and great libations. As the most established pub in Atlanta, their clientele are almost all 'regulars' who call Churchill's British Pub their place to meet, greet and be merry.

On Friday, February 24th, join Churchill's British Pub for five bourbon tastings of the legendary Bulleit Bourbon, Bulleit Rye, George Dickel Single Barrel, George Dickel 12-Year and George Dickel 8 -Year. Master of whiskey Kevin Mulcahy will host this special event. Light hors d'oevres will be served. A $75.00 value, FREE to Order of the Pub members.  Email for more information. Churchills British Pub is located at 3223 Cains Hill Place in Atlanta. 
Churchill's British Pub
On Wednesday, February 29th, Churchill’s sister establishment DeadwoodSaloon will offer a five bourbon tasting of the legendary Bulleit Bourbon, Bulleit Rye, Crown Royal Black, George Dickel Barrel Select & George Dickel 12-Year. Master of whiskey Kevin Mulcahy will host this special event. Light hors d'oevres will be served.  A $75 value, this tasting is free and only open to Deadwood Times Members. Sign up to be a member Once a member, guests must also RSVP via email at as spaces are very limited. Check their facebook invite for additional information: 
Deadwood Saloon in Midtown is Atlanta's neighborhood bar and captures the essence of the good 'ole American saloon in a unique Midtown Atlanta bar and restaurant atmosphere featuring fresh foods, good times and strong drinks every night of the week. Try their fresh made burgers, tacos, wings and so much more. Each night features something different, so head on down to Deadwood Saloon in Midtown Atlanta if you're looking for a great Midtown bar experience. Deadwood Saloon is located at 66 12th Street NE in Atlanta.
DeadWood Saloon

Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Red Hare Brewing Company Meet & Greet

Edgewood CornerTavern, the neighborhood watering hole known for exclusively serving American craft beers (to wash down the best burger in the city), invites guests to toss one back with local brewer Bobby Thomas of Red Hare Brewing Company on Wednesday, February 29 at 7 p.m.  Revelers can enjoy $2 beer specials, $3 tapas and specialty brews courtesy of Red Hare Brewing Company.

The Marietta brewery is offering up its master brewer to share his tips and tricks of the trade with the beer lovers of Edgewood Corner Tavern. Guests have the exclusive opportunity to find out more about Bobby Thomas and the best job ever, while enjoying some of the brewery’s signature beers such as Gangway IPA, Watership Brown and Long Day Lager. Corner Tavern is a neighborhood bar with great food and drinks, friendly service, darts, pool, and a rockin’ juke box in a laid-back atmosphere.  Atlanta boasts for Corner Taverns in East Point, Edgewood, Little 5 Points and West Midtown.  While each location has its own personality and chef, the quality of food and drink remains consistently high.

For more information, please visit or call 404.577.2310.

Monday, February 13, 2012

Your Sweet Delight

Candy is the second most popular Valentine's Day gift, according to Forbes Magazine. Lauren Gosnell, Head Chocolatier at Atlanta's Cacao Chocolate Company, says changing weather patterns are a big influence on what you pay for sweet delights.


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