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WINE, SPIRITS, BEER & MORE

For oenophiles, beer lovers and aficionados of fine spirits

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.


Winter time at the Achaval-Ferrer Winery in Mendoza, Argentina
MOUNTAINOUS TERROIR
Argentine Wine Finding a Sense of Place

Santiago Achaval knows personality when he tastes it — especially when those same characteristics are repeated year after year in bottles of his Argentine Achaval-Ferrer wine.

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GAYOT's Top 10 Craft Beers include handcrafted brews from around the world
COOL BREWS
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 reds, whites and rosés that pair well with a variety of seafood
Photo courtesy of Bill Holmes via Flickr

CATCH OF THE DAY
Top 10 Seafood Wines

Most people know that white wine and fish complement one another, but sometimes, a softer red or a nice rosé can be the perfect fit for a delicious salmon fillet by the shore.

Make dinner a success



The beautiful plants of Achaval-Ferrer in Mendoza, Argentina
NEW RELEASES
October 2014 New Wine Releases

Discover the newest offerings from around the world, including Chardonnay from California, dessert wine from France and Malbec from Argentina.

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Read GAYOT's list to discover the finest bottles from great American distilleries
AMERICA'S SPIRIT
Top 10 Bourbon

Like baseball and apple pie, bourbon is an all-American phenomenon that's equally at home in swanky lounges on New York's Upper East Side or a Kentucky bluegrass hootenanny.

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The Seventy Five Wine Company 2012 The Sum Red Blend is medium bodied and refreshing
WINE OF THE WEEK
The Seventy Five Wine Company 2012 The Sum Red Blend

The 2012 The Sum is medium-bodied and refreshing, much lighter than its Cabernet Sauvignon-heavy blend would suggest, and displays blackberries and notes of mocha on the nose.

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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.