1. Labor Day: America's Day Off

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    Labor Day is a creation of the labor movement and is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers. The holiday today is celebrated on the first Monday of September, usually with parades, picnics, barbecues, parties, and firework displays all over the United States. Falling on the first Monday, it tends to signify the end of summer because students are starting to go back to school. Labor Day is an American tradition that favors hard work. It honors those that are the backbone of the country.

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  2. Wine Tasting for Beginners

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    Wine tasting has been long practiced since the 16th century. Prior to the Renaissance, wine drinking was almost a necessity. You see this was during a time when other liquids like milk and water were disease-ridden. Wine might have tasted awful back then, but it was a natural disinfectant due to having alcohol in its contents. Much like whiskey tasting, wine tasting has evolved significantly over the course of history and has been perfected in the 21st century. If you’re looking to get your foot in the door with wine tasting, look no further! Here’s our guide to becoming an amateur wine taster!

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    Set a Neutral Environment

    The first thing you’re going to want to do when you’re wine tasting is making sure you’re in the right environment. What exactly does this mean? Well for starters, you’re going to want to make sure there’s no background noise. Being in a loud crowded room may disrupt concentration. Are there any lingering aromas? Anything from perfume to pet odors may affect your ability to get a clear whiff of a wine’s aroma. The next thing you’ll want to do is make sure you’re using the right wine glass.

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    Finding the Right Equipment

    Having the right equipment not only enhances the aroma but the ambiance as well. There are four basic parts of a wine glass: the base, the stem, the bowl, and the rim. All wine glasses are going to be different for what you’re attempting to taste. You’d never use a flu

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  3. A Beginners Guide to Whiskey

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text text_larger="no"]Whiskey, known as the water of life, is an age-old drink that originated in Scotland. Whiskey originated over 1,000 years ago in Scotland and Ireland via traveling monks. The word Whiskey comes from the Gaelic word uisce/uisge, meaning water. Distilled alcohol was known in Latin as aqua vitae (water of life). In some countries, whiskey is spelled differently. A general rule of thumb is if the country has an “e” in its name then it is spelled as whiskey. If the country doesn’t have an “e” in its name, it is spelled as whisky. Although originating in these two countries, whiskey production has spread across the world. Here are some countries that produce whiskey:[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column][vc_separator][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text text_larger="no"]


    [/vc_column_text][vc_column_text text_larger="no"]The biggest type of whisky production you’ll find in Scotland is Scotch. We know, pretty easy, right? There are mainly two categories of Scotch: Single malt and single grain. For both, single means that the whisky was produced in a single distillery.

    The malt in “single malt” means that the whisky is made entirely from malted grain. In Scotland specifically, the malt is always made from barley. The grain, on the other hand, doesn’t need to be made from barley, nor does it need to be malted. 

    Single grain whisky can be made from both wheat or corn. The two main categories of whisky can be split into three subcategories: blended Scotch, blended malt Scotch, and blended grain Scotch.

    Blended Scotch whisky is made from combining one or more single malt Scotch whiskies that are mixed with a singl

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