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Coffee cherries. Photo courtesy of KonaRed.
Drink / Health And Wellness / North America

Coffee Cherry Skins: The Superfood You Haven’t Heard Of

Most of us can’t make it through the busy work day without a cup of coffee. But while coffee does have health benefits — some of which include protecting against Parkinson’s Disease, preventing liver disease and reducing your risk of certain cancers — the real antioxidant punch is found in […]

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Drink / Experiences / North America / Profiles / Restaurants / Tasty DM / Trip Journal

Beyond Books: The Library For Whiskey Connoisseurs In Portland, Oregon

If you like whiskey, hop on a plane right now and head to Portland, Oregon. While Portland is known for being home to more breweries than any other city in the country and being within driving distance of the Wakeema Valley with its abundant wineries, there is now a new […]

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Quirky Travel: Top 15 Unusual Wine Tastings And Experiences Around The World
Africa / Curated Lists / Drink / Europe / North America / Travel Guides

Quirky Travel: Top 15 Unusual Wine Tastings And Experiences Around The World

Do you love wine but are tired of traditional wine tastings? Bored of dry crackers, stiff stools at wine bars and snobbish sommeliers? Spice up the way you experience wine with the world’s top unusual experiences centered around fermented grapes. Chose from unusual pairing classes, fun-filled festivals, active sport-themed wine […]

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Pouring a steeping of tea during a Gong Fu Tea Tasting.  Photo courtesy of Verdant Tea.
Drink / Experiences / Health And Wellness / North America / Profiles / Restaurants / Sip / Small Business / Tasty DM

Discover Chinese Culture In A Minneapolis’ Tea Shop (Antioxidant Cocktails Included)

After water, tea is the world’s most widely consumed beverage and many countries have made it an integral part of their national identities, traditions and past times. What would an afternoon in England be without crumpets and high tea? How would old men in Turkey spend their day if they […]

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Cognac. Photo courtesy of Shaylor.
Drink / Sip / Sommelier Certification

Sommelier Certification: Exploring Spirits From Navy Gin To Straight Bourbon Whiskey

Fifteen tastings. Not wine, but spirits. Gins, vodkas, whiskies, rums, scotches, brandy, cognacs and liqueurs. While I thought blind tastings were a challenge, this would be my biggest feat yet. The life of a sommelier isn’t just about vino, but the hard stuff, too. They (and hopefully soon, myself) are […]

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