Kate Dingwall

Kate Dingwall is a writer and editor, primarily covering the spirits and travel world. Her work has appeared in Forbes.com, Wine Enthusiast, Liquor.com, MAXIM Magazine, DuJour Magazine, Eater, VinePair, Culture Trip, Canada's 100 Best Restaurants, and a number of other publications, online and print. Outside of writing, she is a sommelier and an avid martini drinker.
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The State of Tiki in 2020

Many magazines will tout Tiki as being one of the top trends of the cocktail movement. Drinks with transportive neon hues piled...

Vin Noe Amour Vache – Kate’s Weekly Wine Picks

Beaujolais’ Gamay is a grape that tends to evoke eye rolls from many of the highbrow wine crowd. For historical reference, in...

Top Five Tequila releases of 2019 and 2020

2020 isn’t exactly a banner year for most things. A global pandemic, murder hornets, the list goes on (and on, and on,...

Domaine Viret Mareotis – Kate’s Weekly Wine Pick

Many of my favorite wines are threaded with incredible stories of people and places. But this particular bottle, Domaine Viret Mareotis, had...

The Sakura Martini – The Hunt For The Perfect Martini

Living in New York is hectic. The city moves at a break-neck pace, as does the bar scene. There’s always a new...

Stekar Rebula – Kate’s Weekly Wine Pick

There's a certain stereotype that comes with orange wine. They are often known to be yeast, funky,...

The Dunhill – Hunt for the Perfect Martini

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The Last Word Cocktail

As I continue to be confined to my house and not sliding up to cocktail bars around the world,...

Top Five Mezcals To Add To Your Collection

ezcal, often referred to as Tequila’s smokier cousin, the one that commandeered the cocktail scene almost a decade ago and had craft bartenders scrambling to get their hands on bottles.

Le Ragnaie Toscana Vino Bianco – Kates Weekly Wine Picks

While many of my past few bottles of wine have been from wunderkind new winemakers, Le Ragnaie’s wines are heavily rooted in...

The Breakfast Martini – The Hunt For The Perfect Martini

For many of us, myself included, quarantine has induced a fugue, time warp-esque state. Going out on the weekend is nonexistent, so...

Gins You Should Be Ordering To Have At Home

As Booze World News' resident martini expert, it's safe to say my bar cart is always packed with gins, aged gin, flavored gins, dry gins, and genevers. That's one reason I'm still enamored with the category

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Tbilvino’s Qvevris Rkatsiteli

Orange wine may be on the menu of every new hip wine bar in the world, but the origins are by no...

The Comeback Of The Martini on The Rocks

There’s nothing quite as perfect of that first sip of a freshly poured martini, with frosted glass and a bracing booziness. But...

What Is Canadian Whisky and How Is It Made

Moving on in our Canadian whisky series, let’s take a look into the production process of Canadian whisky.

Is It Time To Rethink How We Describe Our Drinks?

Every Christmas growing up, after our bellies filled with my grandmother’s turkey and the bottles of Chardonnay emptied, my grandfather would lurch...