Wayne Curtis


A Modern Moscow Mule

Small-batch Southern vodkas step up to the palate


Behold, the Potlikker Martini

Tye Harrison of Asheville’s Benne on Eagle makes the most of a humble leftover

Forgotten Southern Recipes

The History of the Georgia Peach Julep

A surprising key ingredient returns the original mint julep to its roots


Punching Up the Harvey Wallbanger

Louisville’s High Horse doesn’t take its cocktails too seriously, as this big-batch spin on the modern classic makes clear


The First Rule of Island Drinking? There Are No Rules

Finding the right tropical refreshment is about opening yourself up to the possibilities of what’s around you (and also, rum). Make like an islander, and take it easy

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Southern Style

These Companies Are Saving Southern Classics

Meet the tastemakers who are carrying forward five style icons


White Whiskey Makes a Comeback

Moonshine has moved out of the jug and into the jar, but it still packs a punch

Arts & Culture

Franklin D. Vagnone: The Firebrand

The Winston-Salem director is revolutionizing how house museums embrace a hands-on approach to history


Southern Whiskey, Scottish Brogue

In the Virginia foothills, Old World and New unite in a bottle of single malt


Discover Cuba’s Other Rum Cocktail: El Presidente

Get to know an overlooked classic drink


A Shot of Redemption

Jägermeister returns, newly respectable


Liquid Smoke Cocktail

Barbecue meets its perfect match in this blend of mezcal and amaro


This Tennessee Rye Is a Smash Hit

A distillery known for moonshine makes a rye that really rocks


How to Make a Whiskey Smash

This cross between a mint julep and a whiskey sour just might be your new favorite cocktail

Arts & Culture

The Colorful, Far-Out Vision of James Michalopoulos

The most recognizable painter in New Orleans is on a mission: to make sure the City doesn’t forget the artists who keep it funky


A Better Bitter: Exploring Amaro

This traditional Italian liqueur takes a turn South


Have a Drink with G&G

The doors are open at the Garden & Gun Club—our new Atlanta bar and restaurant


Cocktails From Cuba with Love

New bars inspired by the cantinero tradition


Five New Bars For 2019

Add these brand new (or soon-to-open) spots to your must-visit list


The South’s Best New Bars

For a taste of the South’s cocktail revolution, pull up a stool at one of these recently opened establishments