Julie Albin

About the Author Julie Albin

Julie Albin is a wine and spirits writer based in San Francisco. Her work has also been published in Whisky Advocate, Grape Collective, SOMA Magazine, Wine Geographic, Connoisseur Magazine, 2Paragraphs, etc. She is a Certified Specialist of Wine and has also completed her WSET Diploma. To further her expertise in the industry, Julie has spent much time in Europe meeting with winemakers and distillers to learn about their stories. Her other passions include volunteering with animals, backpacking in rural countries, fine art, music and enjoying local adventures throughout the Golden State. But at the end of the day, she really loves to just sip on a coffee or scotch while taking in the beautiful city.

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This Week’s Spirit Reviews: The New Delights Everyone’s Drinking For 2015

The groundhogs have emerged and foretelling shadows have been seen. Let’s celebrate the warming of 2015 with these magnificent spirits! Aviation What: American Gin  Where: Oregon Alcohol: 42% Score: 98 Pts Like the Howard Hughes of gin – sleek, distinguished, and intriguing with worldly spices, this is nearing perfection. Hints of cardamom pods, …

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AVIV is a mesmerizing potion, and the only vodka in the world that is distilled from this unique collection of kosher ingredients: wheat, barley, olives, figs, dates, grapes, and pomegranates.  Cut down to proof with the refreshing waters of the Sea of Galilee, its sleek texture uncovers an entrancing purity with a …

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