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  1. Barrel to Bottle: 10 Wines for (around) $10

    Barrel to Bottle: 10 Wines for (around) $10

    What can you get for around ten dollars? You can get a lot of quality wines for (around) a Hamilton. Barb and Alicia, Binny's Wine Educator, have selected ten wines that you can get for around $10.  They'll also help you identify grape varietes and winegrowing regions that offer quality wines at great prices. Don't throw away your shot at these quality wines for such a great price. 

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  2. Barrel to Bottle: New Riff Distilling

    Barrel to Bottle: New Riff Distilling

    Jay Erisman loves Cincinnati Chili, but don't hold that against him. As co-founder of New Riff Distilling, Jay has helped turn this young distillery into one of the most exciting brands we carry. It's not common for a new distillery to make Bottled in Bond bourbon, but they wouldn't do it any other way at New Riff. Join the Barrel to Bottle Crew as we sample through our three Binny's Handpicks, as well as the new barrel proof rye and a Kentucky Terroir-driven gin. 

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  3. Barrel to Bottle: Amaro

    Barrel to Bottle: Amaro

    Pat Brophy loves amaro, and so does our special guest, longtime Binny's wine buyer Bob Calamia. Amari are more than just bitter beverages that make Roger miserable, they serve a real, biological purpose. Pat samples out 11 amari with the Barrel to Bottle crew and the gastric juices get flowing. 

    "If you ever accidentally drank your dad's cologne as a child and want to relive that experience..." - Roger Adamson

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  4. Barrel to Bottle: Bourbon County Stout 2019 Preview

    Barrel to Bottle: Bourbon County Stout 2019 Preview

    I had the pleasure of attending this year’s Bourbon County sneak peek, and I’m happy to report there are some stunning releases in this year’s lineup.  Here are my initial impressions, along with some suggested dessert pairings. Looking forward to greeting all the thirsty devotees at Binny’s Lincoln Park on Black Friday! - Roger 

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  5. Barrel to Bottle: Jean-Charles Boisset

    Barrel to Bottle: Jean-Charles Boisset

    Ladies and gentlemen, bon jour from the heart of Burgundy! The Barrel to Bottle crew has welcomed many guests over the last few years, but none of them have been quite like Jean-Charles Boisset. Trying to summarize this episode couldn't possibly do it justice. This flamboyant Frenchman walks the Barrel to Bottle team through his sparkling offers from Burgundy, and his award winning California property, Raymond Estates and more.

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  6. Barrel to Bottle: Alexandre Gabriel

    Barrel to Bottle: Alexandre Gabriel

    As the Master Blender at Maison Ferrand, Alexandre Gabriel has been producing quality French spirts for 30 years. When he's not looking to redefine Cognac and grape distillates with new and unique cooperage, he's preserving the incredible history of the Ferrand family. 

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  7. Barrel to Bottle: Rum II - Molasses Boogaloo

    Barrel to Bottle: Rum II - Molasses Boogaloo

    At Barrel to Bottle, we're all about giving the people what they want. And what you wanted was more Rum. To start things off, Pat brings in five special rums for all the rum geeks out there. Do not sleep on these rums. Then, Roger "The Tiki King" Adamson prepares not one, not two, but four rum-based tiki drinks. If you'd like to impress your friends with your tiki cocktail skills, all the recipes are available on our blog

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  8. Barrel to Bottle: You Say Garnacha, I say Grenache

    Barrel to Bottle: You Say Garnacha, I say Grenache

    Garnacha, Grenache; no matter how you say it, it's the grape you love to hate; it's the grape that has it all and is well traveled. It's the Most Interesting Grape in the World. From Spain to Australia, Binny's resident Grenache/Garnacha lover, Jason Palma, takes the Barrel to Bottle Crew on a tour of everything this grape can do. Stick around for a customer Q&A about wine etiquette at dinner parties. 

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  9. Barrel to Bottle: Courtney Foley

    Barrel to Bottle: Courtney Foley

    Wine royalty visits the Barrel to Bottle studios once again. This week, it's Courtney Foley, winemaker at Chalk Hill Estate. She discusses the challenges of jumping from a 4,000 cases to a 40,000 case production facility, implementing a sparkling program across the Foley Portfolio, and what "Estate Bottled" means at Chalk Hill. We've got more hockey talk then we've ever had, too! Stick around for a customer Q&A about grape stomping. 

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  10. Barrel to Bottle: Hazy Bois

    Barrel to Bottle: Hazy Bois

    The haze craze isn't just a phase. At long last and by popular request, we are tackling Hazy IPAs. Also known as New England IPAs. Or Juicy IPAs. Producer Jim, long just a background laugh, hops (pun!) on the mic to blind taste the Barrel to Bottle Crew on six Hazy IPAs. Will the holdouts finally be convinced of the validity of this style? Download to find out.

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