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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.


Truett Hurst 2013 Salmon Run Zinfandel Rosé boasts flavors of honeysuckle and wild strawberry
WINE OF THE WEEK
Truett Hurst 2013 Salmon Run Zinfandel Rosé

Made from a blend of 88 percent ZInfandel and 12 percent Syrah, this lively rosť from Sonoma boast flavors of honeysuckle and wild strawberry, perfect for celebrating the end of summer.

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Guests take in the view of the New York City skyline during La Nuit en Rosé
AN EMERGING TRADITION
La Nuit en Rosé

New York City wine connoisseurs flocked to this early summer fête for the chance to sip fine French and Italian rosés on a luxury yacht. Check out GAYOT's blog for a full run-down of the event, including which bottles were brought aboard.

Get a first-hand account of the wine tasting soirée

Peruse GAYOT's list to discover the finest bottles from foreign and domestic distilleries
TOP 10 GINS
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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Read GAYOT's list of the Top 10 Barbecue Wines to find the perfect bottles for summer cookouts
TOP 10 BARBECUE WINES
Backyard Bottles

The smell of charcoal wafting through the air, the sound of meat sizzling on the grill, the joyous laughs of friends and family — it must be barbecue season.

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Samuel Adams Summer Ale, one of GAYOT's Top 10 Summer Beers
TOP TEN SUMMER BEERS
Your License to Chill

Summer is a thirsty season, one for which beer is tailor-made. From wheat beers and fruit beers to summer ales and brisk lagers, the flavor possibilities are endless, so why not break out of the mass-market mold this summer?

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Domaines Schlumberger's wine cellar in Alsace, France
NEW RELEASES
August 2014 New Wine Releases

Discover the newest offerings from all five California wine regions: North Coast, Sierra Foothills, Central Coast, Centra Valley and South Coast.

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Summer is a thirsty season, one for which beer is tailor-made. Check out our selection of summer suds, from fruit beers to crisp lagers.

The excitement, flavors and aromas of great gin more than warrant its recent worldwide resurgence. Discover this juniper-infused spirit.