[h4][dropcap]T[/dropcap]his week, Whitney and Christina talk about what Jon Hamm drinks on his night off, settle whether or not screw caps equal crappy wine, and discuss the perfect non-grape cocktail. Drink it in![/h4]
[h4]a. Whitney loves Jon Hamm. Handsome devil. Duh.
b. Jon Hamm enjoyed this Belgian-style Ale called Mischief, from The Bruery.
c. This is a zork. Wine technology. But wait, do screw caps really equal crappy wine?! And what the heck is a crown cap?
d. Riedel glassware. Riedel for Target. Cheap and good-looking glassware. Form and function.
e. The perfect martini often starts with Martini and Rossi and Hendrick’s gin.
f. On a non-boozy note: Milk Oolong is incredible. Find it at Spice Station.
g. The wine of the week is: 2009 Etz gruner veltliner (around $12 for a liter!). How to pronounce it: gruner veltliner.
Where to Buy:
In the US: Domaine LA and K & L
UK: Nick Dobson and Noel Young Wines both have big selections of gruner. Otherwise, put gruner into Wine Searcher for any local independents.
(not pictured) Foodie Moment: Lamb meatball recipe from The Guardian. Pomegranate molasses available for purchase on Amazon.[/h4]
[h4]Where in the World 1st clue:
In December of 2009 ,Whitney and I visited this country’s capitol city. And Whitney may or may not have sung the score to The Sound of Music to a cab driver one night when she may or may not have been drunk.
You can see it ALL go down in this video: Whitney & Christina Drink: Vienna on Vimeo
Where in the World 2nd clue:
Riedel and Riedel for Target
Do you know where in the world we are?[/h4]