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From wine reviews, food pairings and cocktail recipes to the top spirits, best beers, bar accessories and events, GAYOT has everything you need to eat, drink and be merry. 

GAYOT's Top 10 Valentine's Day Wines will fill any night with romance

Top 10 Valentine's Day Wines
Love and sensual excess is often related to wine, especially the selections on GAYOT's list of the Top 10 Valentine's Day Wines. Celebrate your love with some of the world's more amorous and exotic vino.

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GAYOT's Top 10 Romantic Wines are perfect for an intimate evening

Top 10 Romantic Wines
It's no secret that wine is a catalyst and enabler of romance, but how it works is not so well-known. Chosen for their complex, earthy bouquets, GAYOT's Top 10 Romantic Wines are sure to put you and your partner in the mood for love.

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Check out GAYOT's Top 10 Ryes to find a variety of sweet and spicy selections

Top 10 Ryes
Made with at least 51 percent rye grain, rye whiskeys have a balanced character of spicy and sweet flavors. Find a variety of selections from around North America on GAYOT's Top 10 Ryes.

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Hard ciders are made from fermented apples

These sweet drinks made from fermented apples have been popular in the United Kingdom for centuries, and have recently gained momentum in the rest of the world with the rise of craft brewing. Find GAYOT's features and reviews of hard ciders here.

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Check out GAYOT's Top 10 Wines Under $20 to find great selections that won't break the bank

Top 10 Wines Under $20
Featuring a variety of selections from around the world, GAYOT's list of the Top 10 Wines Under $20 will help you pick an inexpensive bottle that's perfect for any occasion.

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GAYOT's Top 10 Winter Beers include maltier brews to warm up a cold winter night

Top 10 Winter Beers
Getting their warm character from the abundance of barley malt used to make these seasonal brews, GAYOT's Top 10 Winter Beers are sure to warm you up on a cold winter night.

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Find out what your favorite star is saying about Champagne

Celebrities and Champagne
Break out the bubbly! For years, Champagne has been beloved by actors, musicians, writers, politicians and dignitaries. See what some of the world's most famous names have said about this sensational sparkler.

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Some of the best beers on tap can be found at Dogfish Head Brewings & Eatings in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware

Quarterly Wine Newsletter
From the best Champagnes (at every price point) to the best brewpubs in the US, our quarterly wine newsletter gives you the latest news in wine, beer, spirits and more. Sign up now so you don't miss out!

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Lonely Planet's Wine Trails features a grand tasting tour of 327 wineries in 20 countries

Wine Trails
Travel and wine: the perfect pairing. Lonely Planet's Wine Trails: Plan 52 Perfect Weekends in Wine Country is filled with reviews of 327 wineries in 20 different countries around the world. Pick up yours today to start planning your next trip!

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Love is in the air. Spice up any date night with one of GAYOT's Top 10 Romantic Wines.

Begin your meals with an aperitif. These spirits are a secret blend of herbs and spices meant to spark your appetite.