Archives

View Calendar
ADVERTISEMENT

Mark Spivak - author of Iconic Spirits and Global Gourmet blogMARK SPIVAK

 

Mark Spivak has been the Food and Wine Editor of Palm Beach Illustrated, educating our readers on the finer points of wine and spirits as well as reviewing the top culinary spots of South Florida since 2001. Visiting wine regions, distilleries and culinary meccas around the globe, Mark’s voice, an authoritative pen of the epicurean scene, can also be read on his blog Global Gourmet, where he writes about his experiences and insights, exclusively on palmbeachillustrated.com.
Iconic Spirits: An Intoxicating History - Mark Spivak   Mark is also the author of The Affordable Wine Guide to California and the Pacific Northwest (also available as an e-book), and his newest tome, Iconic Spirits: An Intoxicating History [Lyons Press], which hit bookstands November 2012.
  Iconic Spirits is a must read for any and all interested in the world of the high-proofed. The book chronicles twelve unique spirits and categories that helped forge the cocktail culture of today, telling the untold stories and the hidden tales of each, followed with cocktail recipes, many of which are classics and genre originators.

Blog Articles

Vina Vik: Wine from the Valley of Gold

Date: January 23, 2017

A rising Chilean superstar

Cedar Ridge

Date: January 16, 2017

Bourbon from the heartland
 

National Hot Toddy Day

Date: January 9, 2017

The benefits of being sick

Is Smaller Better?

Date: January 2, 2017

The trend toward tiny restaurants

The Future is Now

Date: December 26, 2016

A cautionary wine tale
 

Champagne Collet

Date: December 19, 2016

Grower Champagne for the holidays

The Ultimate Eggnog Recipe

Date: December 12, 2016

Party like George Washington with this festive libation.

King Alexander III

Date: December 5, 2016

For the person who has everything

Afrohead Rum

Date: November 28, 2016

Not just another bushy head of hair

Pairing Wine with Turkey

Date: November 21, 2016

A Quick User's Guide

Follow Me on Pinterest Follow Me on Pinterest

 

Event Calendar

January 2017
Sun
Mon
Tue
Wed
Thr
Fri
Sat
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
1
2
3
4