Most Important Drink of the Day: Cocktails for Brunch

Group Of Friends Enjoy Cocktails.What’s brunch without a cocktail? The most important meal of the day deserves drinks that are just as exciting as the food served, so Columbia Distributing has put together a few delicious brunch cocktails for your guests to enjoy. Continue reading…


The Graceful Art of Aging Spirits

Aging Spirits In Wood Barrels.Aging spirits like whiskey, brandy, and rum allows them to become more refined and gives them their classic color and flavor. Brandy and whiskey are the most common types of aged spirits, but scotch, tequila, and bourbon can also be aged to add depth and complexity. Continue reading…


Using Up Spare Wine in Cooking

Friends Cooking Together.You don’t have to be a professional chef to experience success cooking with wine. Using up the last of a bottle in your cooking is a great way to enhance the flavors in your dish and impress your guests. Learn more about foods that are improved with wine and some of our favorite types of wine for cooking at Columbia Distributing. Continue reading…


Unique Flavor-Infused Spirits

Line Of Cocktails With Fruits.Most spirits come in the same standard flavors, and for good reason. They have stayed popular for a long time because they taste delicious and go well in cocktails. Continue reading…


Drink and Know Things: Interesting Wine Facts to Share With Your Friends

Friends Toasting With WineEveryone has a favorite Game of Thrones character, but it’s hard to deny that Tyrion Lannister is among the coolest. After all, he drinks, and he knows things! If you’re the kind of person who likes to be in the know as well, there’s no doubt you love to break out facts that surprise and delight your friends as you share a bottle. Continue reading…


The Best Ways to Enjoy Brandy

Glasses Of Brandy On Counter.When you imagine brandy, images of after dinner drinks and sophisticated gatherings may come to mind. And while the spirit certainly can be savored in those circumstances, brandy has seen a resurgence in popularity over the last few years, making it more accessible than ever. Continue reading…


Breaking Down Cabernet Sauvignon

Cabernet Sauvignon Pouring Into Glass.When looking for a red wine with broad appeal for experienced and novice drinkers alike, you can’t go wrong with Cabernet Sauvignon. Its rich, full-bodied flavor and numerous variations have made it a beloved choice around the world. Continue reading…


Spotlight on Riesling

Two Glasses Of Riesling In VineyardSince its first mentions in the 15th century, Riesling has become one of the most respected and coveted white wine varieties in the wine collecting community. With its bold aromas and versatile pairing options, Riesling is an ideal wine to have on hand to serve your guests or customers. Continue reading…


Tempranillo: The Place of the Spanish Grape in Wine

Row Of GrapevinesWhile Spain may not be the first country that comes to mind when thinking of wine, it actually possesses a rich history with the beverage. You cannot discuss Spanish wine without talking about the Tempranillo grape, which has taken hold as the number one planted grape in the country. See why Tempranillo wine is so popular with this profile offered by Columbia Distributing. Continue reading…


A Novice Wine Lover’s Starter Kit

Rack Of WineMany people enjoy wine and want to learn more about it, but feel that this knowledge is reserved for the elite or those who are already experts. It turns out that nothing could be further from the truth. You can start collecting and tasting wine with just a few essential accessories. If you’re looking to dive deeper into the hobby and find out what you will need to start your journey, the Columbia Distributing blog has you covered with this wine lover guide for novices. Continue reading…