Warming Alcoholic Drinks for Colds

Two Steaming Hot Toddy Cocktails

Your nose is stuffy, your throat feels sore, and you have a cough that just won’t go away. If these symptoms sound familiar, it’s likely that you’re suffering from a cold. The common cold can make you feel awful, but oftentimes, it’s not enough to keep you home from work or send you to the doctor’s office. Continue reading…


Take a Winery Tour of Oregon

Women Drinking Wine And Laughing

Spanning 150 miles, Oregon wine country is home to over 500 wineries. The trail follows the Willamette Valley, where the mild maritime climate provides ideal conditions for growing the revered Pinot noir grape, as well as Pinot gris, Pinot blanc, Chardonnay, Riesling, Melon, Gewürztraminer, Sauvignon blanc and other varieties. Continue reading…


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…