Wine and travel enthusiasts will surely have a great time when they go on a tour of the world’s best wine regions. Adam Richard Seger shares these tips for those planning to go on a wine tour for the first time.

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Make an itinerary: Travelers look forward to visiting more than one winery during their trip. But it might be difficult to just go to a winery and explore, especially during the peak seasons. To fully enjoy the experience, it’s important to check the wineries’ schedule, especially for those looking for guided tours and tastings. …


Adam Richard Seger is a culinary expert and master sommelier who continues to be passionate about food and wine. For him, enjoying the flavors makes the experience truly worthwhile. He shares some tips for those who want to take their wine with their meal.

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Follow the French tradition

The French are known for making wine a part of their meal. They always have something to nibble on whenever they enjoy a glass of wine. Even when they’re casually drinking a glass of white wine or champagne, they have cheese, charcuterie, or small pieces of bread to appreciate the combination of…


Adam Richard Seger is a Certified Culinary Professional and an Advanced Sommelier. As someone who is passionate about food and wine, he continues to share his knowledge to those who are in the hospitality, flavor, and teaching industries. For him, food and drink pairings are crucial to making meals special. Here are some suggestions for seafood and wine pairings.

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Salmon or tuna with Riesling

The zesty and fruity wine works well with the flavor of salmon and tuna. Its high acidity matches the subtle taste of these seafood however it is cooked. Riesling is also known for being aromatic which…


Food and wine pairings are an adventure for the palate. When the combination is right, it can bring out the best flavors with every bite and sip. Adam Richard Seger encourages people to drink as they eat, to enjoy all the tastes and sensations with every sip. The culinary expert and master sommelier shares the three foods one can pair with the popular Pinot Noir.

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Peking Duck

The rich, gingery, and aromatic flavors from the well-loved Asian dish matches well with the earthy and fruity flavor of Pinot Noir. The wine’s aromatic scents and tastes also bring out the savory…


Beer is one of the oldest beverages. It is made from fermented grain that has been cooked to produce fermentable sugars that the yeast will consume. Adam Richard Seger, CCP, shares that in the 19th century, beer was only consumed locally. Through the years, beer production has greatly improved and people from all over the world can enjoy various types of the drink. Here are some important beer terms every drink lover should be familiar with.

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Alcohol by volume or ABV describes the amount of ethyl alcohol in 100ml of a beverage when measured at 20°C. This detail is important…


Adam Richard Seger is a professional in the hospitality, flavor, and teaching industries. He pioneered the farm-to-bar movement, fusing his expertise in wine and culinary arts. The expert shares three fresh ingredients that will surely make homemade cocktails even better.

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Ginger

This is a good ingredient to have with rum and vodka. It can easily upgrade a drink with its warm, strong, sweet, earthy, and zesty flavors. One can use grated ginger or ginger syrup to add to their drinks. Those who want to try other sweeteners, using ginger syrup will give a different taste to vodka-based or gin-based cocktails.


Creating cocktails requires skill and artistry. The goal is to make a drink that is memorable and enjoyable. Through this blog, Adam Richard Seger celebrates the drinks people are familiar with, such as the cocktail. The farm-to-bar trailblazer will share tips and start a conversation on how one can improve their cocktail game. Here are some expert tips that bartenders and drink enthusiasts can try when they make their own mix.

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1. Imagine the flavor combinations

By definition, a cocktail has liquors, a sweetener, bitters, and ice. Adam Richard Seger encourages fellow cocktail enthusiasts to use only the best ingredients…


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Making cocktails is an art. According to Adam Richard Seger, CCP, it was originally created in the 1700s to make harsh spirits palatable. Contrary to popular belief, these creative beverages did not originate in America but in Britain. However, it was in 1806 when the term “cocktail” was described as “stimulating liquor composed of any kind of sugar, water, and bitters.”

Jerry Thomas, known as the Father of Mixology, released the book “How to Mix Drinks or The Bon-Vivant’s Companion” in 1862. His book became a guide for many bartenders in different parts of the world. As Thomas worked and…

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