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From wine reviews, food pairings, cocktail recipes and top spirits to the best beers, bar accessories and events, GAYOT provides a wealth of information for anyone interested in adult beverages. Whether you're a wine connoisseur or just getting started, there's always something new to learn inside.

Portalupi Winery 2012 Old Vine Zinfandel boasts aromas of ripe raspberry and spice
Portalupi Winery 2012 Old Vine Zinfandel

A high alcohol content and well-structured tannins make this wine a supberb candidate for bottle aging for five to 10 years, while still being excellent for immediate consumption if decanted.

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GAYOT's Top 10 Craft Beers include handcrafted brews from around the world
Top 10 Craft Beers

With thousands of fledgling breweries popping up worldwide, discovering the best new beers and ales can be daunting. Start your search with GAYOT's Top 10 Craft Beers, which include great-tasting options from today's top brewers.

Sample handcrafted beers from around the world

Find bold reds and crisp rosés that pair well with steak (image by Hotel du Vin & Bistro)
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Top 10 Steak Wines

No steak dinner is complete without a rich wine to complement your cuts. Take a look at GAYOT's list of the Top 10 Steak Wines to find crisp rosés and hearty reds from Argentina to Italy that pair perfectly with a meaty meal.

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Sampling wine amongst the vines at Gramercy Cellars in Washington's Columbia Valley
September 2014 New Wine Releases

Discover the newest offerings from around the world, including Cabernet Sauvignon from California, rosé from France and sherry from Spain.

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Peruse GAYOT's list to discover the finest bottles from foreign and domestic distilleries
Jewels of the Juniper Berry

The excitement, flavors and aromas of great gin more than warrant its recent worldwide resurgence. Check out our list and description of ten of the greatest gins you can enjoy currently.

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Craft breweries are a trend on the rise, with thousands opening worldwide. To help, we've compiled a list of our ten favorite brews you need to try.

Whether straight up or mixed into an Admiral Schley Punch, share a cheers to the American spirit by trying one of our top ten bourbons.