26 08, 2020

Limited Wine Release Alert: Reborn

By |2020-10-01T09:38:36-05:00August 26th, 2020|Blogs|

I am super excited to have received a sample the limited release wine from Reborn. This is a collaboration with Tank Garage Winery and Chicago based artist D. White II (@dwhite.original).  Reborn partnership was established to support The Simple Good, [...]

24 08, 2020

GET SERIOUS ABOUT SAKE

By |2020-10-01T09:38:55-05:00August 24th, 2020|Blogs, Food and Wine|

Sake is one of the most misunderstood, disrespected adult beverages on the market. How many of you swore off sake after your first experience? Years later, do you still think of it as a warm and tasteless “rice wine” to be served only with sushi?

10 08, 2020

Brown Liquor: The Cognac Connection

By |2020-09-15T18:16:01-05:00August 10th, 2020|Blogs, Cocktails, Uncategorized|

Consumers have clear (or cloudy) memories around a category of spirit (liquor) that endear them, swear them off, or limit their uses. Circa 1998 in my twenties a woman my age stated, “I don’t drink brown liquor.” Maturing, self-awareness, and exposure brought me back to gin, tequila and opened me up to search more spirits. After all it was not the spirit that was the issue. Today, my grown-up exploration brings me to back cognac.

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