Category Archives: Wine & Drink

Wine and spirit reviews, cocktail recipes, and more. Channel your inner wine lover or mixologist and join The Johan for a boozy adventure.

Tasting Wine: Riglos Gran Corte 2009, Wine Enthusiast Wine of the Year 2012

Riglos Gran Corte 2009

Up until recently, I had a perfect little secret that I shared only with my wine guy and my friend Tina. It involved a wine, a typical red Bordeaux blend, produced, very atypically, high up in the Argentinian mountains by a small-scale producer called Las Divas Vineyards under the advisory of American wine legend, Paul […]

Henri Boillot 2009 Corton-Charlemagne Grand Cru Review

Henri Boillot Corton-Charlemagne Grand Cru 2009

Looking for a Henri Boillot 2009 Corton-Charlemagne Grand Cru Review and tasting notes? Well, you’ve pretty much come to the right place! But first, let me sing you a love song about some of my two favorite things in life. In my mind, two things more than anything else make life worth living: beautiful women and […]

Rum review: Ron de Jeremy – The Original Adult Spiced

ron de jeremy rum

Editors note: I fucked up! In my original review, I stated that this was a seven year-old rum and rated it as such. Turns out I’d been falsely informed. Not long after posting, I was contacted by the producer of Ron de Jeremy who set the record straight for me and explained that this was an […]

Over the top: Pear and Sauternes Sorbet

Pear and Sauternes Sorbet

They say that necessity is the mother of invention. I agree in some cases. In other cases, gluttony is the mother of invention. Take my newest original dessert for example: I was busying myself the night before New Year’s poaching some pears in about half a bottle of Sauternes wine for a dessert serving in […]