Host's Guide Summer 2010: Barware: Wine

  • Photo by Cordero Studios/ www.corderostudios.com
    From left: a Lobmeyr Patrician goblet ($846, set of 6) from TableArt; a Baccarat Neptune glass ($250) from Gearys on vintage coasters ($300, set of 10) from TableArt; a Steuben Airtwist decanter ($900); a Baccarat Darkside by Philippe Starck Un Parfait glass ($2,400, set of 6) and Baccarat Neptune decanter ($1,535) from Gearys; a Lalique Coutard wine glass ($420); a Lladro Bacchus bottle stopper ($95) from TableArt, and a Lalique Phalsbourg wine glass ($350). Georg Jensen Masterpiece tray ($485) from Gump’s; Rina Menardi ceramic charger ($215) and bowl ($510) from Unici Casa. Photo by Cordero Studios/ www.corderostudios.com

From left: a Lobmeyr Patrician goblet ($846, set of 6) from TableArt; a Baccarat Neptune glass ($250) from Gearys on vintage coasters ($300, set of 10) from TableArt; a Steuben Airtwist decanter ($900); a Baccarat Darkside by Philippe Starck Un Parfait glass ($2,400, set of 6) and Baccarat Neptune decanter ($1,535) from Gearys; a Lalique Coutard wine glass ($420); a Lladro Bacchus bottle stopper ($95) from TableArt, and a Lalique Phalsbourg wine glass ($350). Georg Jensen Masterpiece tray ($485) from Gump’s; Rina Menardi ceramic charger ($215) and bowl ($510) from Unici Casa. Allan Adler wine opener ($480) from Zelen.

This young-drinking Perbacco shows Barolo’s softer side…
Proceeds from the sampling of five rare Japanese whiskeys will go to relief efforts in Nepal…
Photo by Mark French
Hanyu Ichiro’s Card Series is a full deck of single malts from a famous but shuttered distillery…
Photo by Randall Cordero
This delectable pinot from Central California has a touch of sweetness and an acidic finish…
The world’s longest-serving malt master has masterfully combined some of the Balvenie’s top stocks…
A blend of 26-year-old Scotch whisky from two bygone distilleries keeps their legacy alive…
Photo by Randall Cordero
Fifth-generation winemaker Joseph Wagner crafts a Burgundian beauty from three California counties…
Fight through the bourbon shortage with these overproof whiskeys…
Even though the spirit contains tequilas up to 49 months old, it is completely translucent…
The whiskey was aged for 17 years in three different environments…