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A barrel of wine can work more miracles than a church full of Saints
~Italian Proverb

    Holiday Mixology Gift Certificate

    Wisdom is now offering gift certificates for our Mixology courses at 10% off for the holidays. 10% off all our published online prices!

    Email DCWISDOM@gmail.com with “Gift Certificate” in the Subject line and how many persons you would like to purchase for. We will then send you a paypal link and then mail the certificate & password to you. The lucky recipient will then email us (at the email above) to reserve their class anytime in 2015.

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    Wisdom's Advanced Gin Mixology Class

    Wisdom’s Advanced Gin Mixology Class

    Take a 2 hour mixology class with the Gintender covering the history of genever and how it evolved into gin, the spectrum of gin profiles, including aged gin. You’ll also get the opportunity to sample the world’s most expensive gin ever created–the Nolet’s Reserve which costs $100 per ounce!

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    How to Drink Gin in the Spring

    How to Drink Gin in the Spring

    My guide to drinking Gin in the Spring–with classic tipples. The snow is beginning to melt and soon green will begin to appear. Spring is upon us and its time to shake off the hibernation cobwebs and load up on energy and excitement as the mating period is about to begin! Here are five classics gin cocktails with my recommended ratios that I believe are best suited for Spring.

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    Holiday Mixology Gift Certificate

    Wisdom is now offering gift certificates for our Mixology courses at 10% off for the holidays. 10% off all our published online prices!

    Email DCWISDOM@gmail.com with “Gift Certificate” in the Subject line and how many persons you would like to purchase for. We will then send you a paypal link and then mail the certificate & password to you. The lucky recipient will then email us (at the email above) to reserve their class anytime in 2015.

    The Spirit of Gin: A Stirring Miscellany of the New Gin Revival (Nov. 18)

    On Tuesday, November 18 from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m., gin expert Erik Holzherr (The Gintender) will host a special Book Signing with author Matt Teacher to celebrate the release of The Spirit of Gin: A Stirring Miscellany of the New Gin Revival (Cider Mill Press Book Publishers, November 2014) at Wisdom (1432 Pennsylvania Avenue SE, 202-543-2323). Guests will be able to purchase copies of the book at the event for Teacher to sign, and will also have the option to purchase and sip a specially curated gin flight that Teacher and Holzherr put together specifically for the event.

    The Gintender Features the “Eminent Domaine” on Fox 5

    DC News FOX 5 DC WTTG The Gintender featured his original creation, “Eminent Domaine”, on FoxDC last night! Stop by Wisdom to enjoy one soon or give it a try yourself! Here’s the recipe: – 1 oz of Bluecoat Gin (PA) – .75 oz of Domaine de Canton (FR) – .25 oz of Luxardo Amaro […]

    French/American Liqueur WAR Tasting at Wisdom

    THE TASTING that WILL CHANGE YOUR DRINKING LIFE.

    Join us at Wisdom as we host Two of the MOST Respected LIQUEUR Companies in the World. Giffard from Angers, France (http://www.giffardusa.com/) and Leopold Bros. from Denver, Colorado (http://www.leopoldbros.com/). Old World vs New, French vs American, Quality vs Quality!

    NEGRONI WEEK

    It’s Negroni Week–sponsored by Imbibe Magazine and, of course, Campari.

    We are excited to see this cocktail grow in popularity in the country and are excited to be a part of the Negroni movement!

    Greenhook Tasting

    Straight outta Brooklyn! Join us for a Greenhook Gin tasting. We’ll be featuring Greenhook Gin & Greenhook Beach Plum Gin Liqueur followed by house original cocktails by the Gintender (even though he is actually from Queens).

    Wisdom’s Advanced Gin Mixology Class

    Take a 2 hour mixology class with the Gintender covering the history of genever and how it evolved into gin, the spectrum of gin profiles, including aged gin. You’ll also get the opportunity to sample the world’s most expensive gin ever created–the Nolet’s Reserve which costs $100 per ounce!

    How to Drink Gin in the Spring

    My guide to drinking Gin in the Spring–with classic tipples. The snow is beginning to melt and soon green will begin to appear. Spring is upon us and its time to shake off the hibernation cobwebs and load up on energy and excitement as the mating period is about to begin! Here are five classics gin cocktails with my recommended ratios that I believe are best suited for Spring.

    St. George Gin Tasting at Wisdom April 10th

    See what St. George has to offer at this Wisdom tasting. Hang out with one of the countries most respected distillers and taste their three gins and as a bonus their special edition aged gin. Then have the Gintender whip up some fancy shmancy cocktails for your imbibing pleasure! Thursday, April 10, 2014 Wisdom in […]

    History of Gin Timeline

    Without a doubt, gin has had quite the storied history. Here are a few of the Gintender’s favorite facts in the development of gin and how it became the delightful indulgence that we know and love today.


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    Recipes

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    GINtender originals

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    NEGRONI WEEK

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