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The Divine Wine Encounter at St. Supery Estate

Our Beverage Director, Joshua Kasumovic, recently had the opportunity to visit the St. Supery Estate and vineyards in Napa Valley for a weekend of educational activities and incredible wines. The event is called the Divine Wine Encounter and they hold it annually for different group of sommeliers and beverage directors from around the country.

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The Craft of Cocktail Making: Meet our Mixologist

If you haven't heard, we recently announced the opening of Level2, our all-new bar located on the second level of George’s at the Cove where we’re elevating the craft of cocktails in La Jolla. So, how did we come up with all of this? A good chunk of the credit goes to our resident mixologist Stephen Kurpinsky, the man behind our cocktail program. We recently sat down with Stephen to learn more. Here's what he had to say.

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Guilty Pleasures: How To Pair Wine & Chocolate

It’s no mystery that wine is made through the fermentation of grapes. But, did you know that chocolate is also fermented with the same complex yeasts as wine? This can make pairing wine and chocolate tricky. Not to worry, we're here to give wine lovers and chocolate connoisseurs some tips.

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How to Choose the Perfect Thanksgiving Wine

Whether you’re attending a big family dinner, celebrating at a restaurant or just throwing a frozen dinner into the oven, pairing wines on Thanksgiving can get tricky. Our advice is simple: grab the 3 R’s.

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Tiki Takeover: 5 Essential Tiki Cocktail Recipes You Need to Try

Level2 Mixologist Stephen Kurnpinsky is back again with part two of our blog series dedicated to Tiki. Here he shares five essential Tiki cocktail recipes for you to try at your next themed party or any time you need a liquid vacation to the tropics.

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Break Out the Glasses: 3 Wines To Sip During California Wine Month

September marks the start of prime time harvesting season for California winemakers. Even if you’re not planning a visit to wine country, you can still celebrate the harvest. Here are three of our favorite local wines that showcase the quality and broad range of wine styles in California. Break out your stemware and start sipping.

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The Best Wines for Summertime Sipping

Many of our guests ask for wine recommendations as their dining interests turn to lighter fare during the summer. Here's what we keep stocked.

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Tiki: That Time a Cocktail Started an American Cultural Experience

Tiki. The word conjures a wide array of visuals, smells and tastes, from fresh pineapple to fake waterfalls and little umbrellas. But where did this movement come from? What makes this cultural phenomenon so distinctly American? Why the Hawaiian shirt craze? Mixologist Stephen Kurnpinsky takes you on a crash course devoted to Tiki.

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3 Warm-Weather Whiskey Cocktails

Mixologist Stephen Kurnpinsky shares three easy-to-make, delicious whiskey cocktails perfect for summertime sipping.

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Whiskey 101: 7 Facts You Never Knew

Mixologist Stephen Kurnpinsky shares seven facts you never knew about whiskey in part one of this three-part blog series dedicated to one of America's most beloved spirits.

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