August 16th – Happy National Rum Day! (US)

Xan GarciaFounder and senior editor of VODA. Cocktailian, Journalist, Traveler, and the…

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Celebrate National Rosé Day This Saturday

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Irish Egg Cream for a decadent St. Patrick’s Day

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Happy National Margarita Day!

The Margarita has been around for a long time.  Its exact origin…

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