Venezuela takes their rum seriously. So seriously, in fact, that Venezuelan rum holds a Denomination of Controlled Origin (DOC) geographical indication, meaning Venezuelan rum must meet certain exacting standards and be produced only inside the country’s borders. With rums like Diplomático’s flagship Reserva Exclusiva, it’s easy to see why they are so protective. Distilled fromContinue Reading
Summer is finally here. Beaches beckon, lazy afternoons in a pool or hammock entice you away from chores and long overdue backyard barbecues wait in the wings. But what thirst-quenching cocktails will you serve yourself and your guests? We’ve got some unique drinks to help you beat the heat of summer 2021. Feature image by KaizenContinue Reading
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Warmer summer weather delivered a slew of ceviche recipes into the Santé Magazine inbox. Ceviche (or cebiche) is a traditional method of preparing fresh food throughout Central America and South America. Ceviche is the national dish of Peru, where it originated centuries ago. Many say the technique was brought to Peru by the Spanish conquistadorsContinue Reading
Brothers Dustin Valette and Aaron Garzini dreamed up their Healdsburg restaurant, Valette, while sharing a bottle of wine on their father’s porch overlooking the vineyards of Alexander Valley. Having grown up in Geyserville, California, surrounded by the bounty of Sonoma, they wanted to create a restaurant that celebrated local farmers and vintners with a seasonalContinue Reading
You may not have heard of Green Hat Gin, but chances are good that pretty soon you will. That’s because MGP, one of America’s biggest spirits producers, was so impressed by this obscure craft gin that last year it decided to buy its parent distillery in Washington, D.C., New Columbia Distillers, and add its entireContinue Reading
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