Results tagged with 'brandy'
Published Feb. 23, 2012
The first time I visited master distiller Doug MacKenzie was at the old Great Lakes Distillery. There weren't bubbling beakers puffing steam, but the large copper still and the stainless steel tanks gave the place a certain laboratory feel. And though he seemed entirely normal, MacKenzie's passion for creating spirits and his openness to try just about anything gave him a certain mad scientist vibe.
Published May 5, 2005
Once upon a headache, box wines fell into the same category as Ramen noodles: something college students, starving artists, frugal penny-pinchers and the financially challenged bought because they were on-the-cheap. That's no longer the case.
Published Sept. 12, 2004
It's rumored that our state is not only populated with beer swillers, but brandy slammers as well. A few Internet sites even reported that Wisconsin is responsible for 90 percent of the world's brandy consumption, so we decided to go straight to the source: Korbel, the top brandy maker in the United States.