Atlanta mixologist James Wampler wins nationwide punch recipe competition
James Wampler, head mixologist at Edgar’s Proof & Provision in Atlanta, recently won a yearlong national competition to find out who could make the best bowl of bourbon punch. We've got the recipe.
This week’s Southern Kitchen recipe contest: Share your very best holiday drinks
Do you have a mulled wine recipe that is the secret to all of your best holiday parties? Or have you concocted the absolute best twist on an Old Fashioned? Share us your very best in holiday drinks for a chance to win some very snazzy rocks glasses.
Texas' favorite sparkling water, Topo Chico, has been acquired by Coca-Cola
Topo Chico sparkling water, the winner of our sparkling water cocktail showdown and a favorite beverage across both Mexico and Texas, is being acquired by Atlanta-based Coca-Cola. Twitter is not pleased.
Pairing Southern staples: Which wines pair with pumpkin?
What to drink when you're serving pumpkin at the dinner table? Pumpkin beer, we're sorry to say, is rarely the answer.
Let’s talk tea: The Southern-grown future of the world's most popular drink
Your tea of choice may not currently be Southern, but once you've had a taste of what's sprouting from these regional farms we bet your favorite mug will get a lot more flavor.
Punch it up: 4 recipes for fancy and refreshing big-batch cocktails
Want to know the secrets to making great party punch? Let some of the South's best bartenders share tips and recipes for getting the most out of your punchbowl.
Build-a-bar: The essential tools for every home bar
You know when to shake and when to stir. You’ve read up on the South’s favorite cocktails. You’ve got your Southern spirits lined up on the shelf. Now all you need is … everything else.
Learn the history of 3-martini lunches from Ti Martin of New Orleans' legendary Commander's Palace
The TV series “Mad Men” may have inspired the return of the classic martini on bar menus, but it is Commander’s Palace in New Orleans' stately Garden District that has kept the flame alive for decades, offering the sophisticated cocktail for 25 cents at three-martini lunches.
Pairing Southern staples: Which wines pair with Southern salads?
Let’s face it, Southern salads don’t often get much love when it comes to wine pairings. Since they’re frequently served in more casual settings, the very idea of a wine pairing my not be at the front of most people’s minds. It’s time for that to change.
Season's Sippings: Recommendations for stocking your home bar this fall, Southern-style
The South’s craft spirits market is experiencing a boom as antiquated liquor laws are being revised, repealed or simply thrown out the window. If you're a home bartender looking to keep your liquor local or regional, here are a few Southern-made spirits and cocktail ingredients to store behind your bar.