Meet the 2015 Wines, Spirits, and Other Beverages Journalism Award NomineesMaggie Borden and Alyssa Haak
April 15, 2015
From coffee to craft cocktails, the liquid in your cup can offer far more than mere refreshment. The nominees for the James Beard Journalism Award for Wine, Spirit, and Other Beverages present the stories behind the sips, quenching readers’ thirst for new imbibable insights.
“Into the Vines”
After sixteen years of championing and serving Sicilian wine at her New York City restaurant Prune, Gabrielle Hamilton finally visits the region, discovering deep connections with the men and women behind her much-beloved grapes. [Image included above]
M. Carrie Allan
The Washington Post
“In New Orleans, Terrific Cocktails Never Went out of Fashion”
The rest of the country may be having a cocktail renaissance, but M. Carrie Allan reveals that for New Orleans locals, the tippling tradition never died out.
Allecia Vermillion investigates our collective adoration and derision of the Pumpkin Spice Latte, tracing the origins of this perfectly engineered seasonal beverage.
Read all 2015 Awards coverage here.