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Miami Drink: Make a Pimm’s Cup Cocktail

In the first Miami Drink Video Bite, Chuck Ferrin demonstrates how to make a Pimm’s Cup cocktail with seasonal Florida fruits.

Macallan Meets Miami Dessert Master

I try to relate everything to the three primal forces that shape human lives—food, drinking and sports. So when I had the chance to attend a Macallan whisky and pastry pairing, I thought of two people—LeBron and Wade. Hear me out.

Hedy Goldsmith’s The Macallan 12 Years Old Spiced Pecans

It’s been a good year for Goldsmith.  She was a semifinalist for a James Beard Award. Her first cookbook, Baking Out Loud (Clarkson Potter), was recently published. Miami Drink writer Chuck Ferrin attended a Macallan whisky and dessert pairing at Michael’s Genuine and brought back this recipe. Check out Chuck Ferrin’s Miami Drink post: “I […]

Giving You a Rum for your Money at Miami’s Rum Renaissance

Rum is a perennial Miami spirit, but good rum is another thing. Here some of my top picks from the rum I tasted at this year’s Miami Rum Renaissance.

Miami Drink: Rose Renaissance in Miami

I’ve seen it with my own eyes—the rose train full steam ahead. Like it or not, we’re all in the Rose Renaissance.

Miami Drink: Above the Clouds-Ron Zacapa Tasting Atop the Viceroy Hotel

Club 50 on the 50th floor of the Viceroy Hotel in Downtown Miami is where I had the privilege to taste with the Master Blender for Zacapa, Lorena Vasquez.

Where in the World is Miami Dish?. . .Art Basel Food Fun

* * *Bacardi building by David Samayoa* * * You might have noticed that while Chuck Ferrin has been holding down the fort with his Miami Drink column,  my own postings here have been fewer and farther between.  Don’t worry, I haven’t disappeared! I’ve just been busy with some other freelance work, which is a […]

Miami Drink: Mezcal Meets Miami at Mercadito Midtown

by Chuck Ferrin (The Fifth Drink) I know this is going to be hard for some people, but mezcal is not tequila with a worm in it.  That chubby grub bobbing in your half-finished bottle is a marketing ploy, and you’re the mark.  In every sip of that hot, hellish, and mean spirit you choke […]

Miami Drink: Miami Welcomes Jets Fan Gary Vaynerchuk for Wine Tasting (Part 2)

by Chuck Ferrin (The Fifth Drink, Twitter: @telephonedrinks) * * * Photo by Chuck Ferrin. * * * (Continued from Part 1) Americans, and a great deal of the people on Planet Earth, are interested in wine.  The total estimated retail wine sales for 2010 are $117 billion dollars.   Most of this money isn’t going […]

Miami Drink: Miami Welcomes Jets Fan Gary Vaynerchuk for Wine Tasting (Part 1)

by Chuck Ferrin (The Fifth Drink, Twitter: @telephonedrinks) * * *Photo: Gary Vaynerchuk/ Courtesy of South Beach Wine and Food Festival* * * I got the chance to see the-man-the-myth wine guru Gary Vaynerchuk at the 2010 South Beach Wine and Food Festival.  He hosted a seminar called “Pulse of the Wine World,” and I […]