Doo-Wop

Coming Into Town

Style and Grace, Part 2

"W-P-L-J"
The Four Deuces
1956
"White Port"
The Old 97's
2011

Fine vintage port is complex, subtle, and expensive, as we learned in our last post. But port also has a lighter side with a very different reputation. Read more about Style and Grace, Part 2

One for the Roses

"One Mint Julep"
The Clovers
1952
"One Mint Julep"
Ray Charles
1961

This Saturday will be the 138th running of the Kentucky Derby. Once a year, for the highest-profile day in American racing, fans gather with a Racing Form under their arm, a fancy hat on their head, and a mint julep in their hand. For most of them, it'll be the only julep they drink all year--but according to the Clovers' 1952 classic, even that may be too much. Read more about One for the Roses

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