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The Judgment of Paris in 1976 may be infamous for awarding Chateau Montelena and Stag’s Leap Wine...
As the holidays approach, the need for fine wines and premium spirits increases dramatically. But...
When outfitting a home bar, there are plenty of spirits to consider. The home bartender will want a...
You’ve crafted the perfect martini and poured it into your favorite chilled glass. All that’s...
When we think of cocktails, we typically think of lightly sweet concoctions that function as adults...
Sure, you can drink a dry martini in a retro-styled glass and pretend that you’re Don Draper, but...
As the craft-cocktail craze continues to sweep across the United States, the edgiest cocktail menus...
In the kitchen, a chef has spices; behind the bar, the tender has bitters. Bitters are what make...
Depending on when and why you show up, the tiny space on Manhattan’s East 6th St. that houses Amor...
We owe monks a great deal of thanks for our choices behind the bar, not to mention our distillation...
The collins is a classic cocktail with a confusing past. The original was named for its creator,...
Up until the mid-18th century, European brewers aged their beers in oak barrels, but they abandoned...
There was once a time when salt was a precious commodity, but today most people take it for granted...
About a year ago, a Grey Goose TV commercial debuted that recounted the vodka brand’s early...
At this time of the year, many of us begrudgingly acknowledge that the days are growing shorter and...
If your love of whiskey is strong—strong enough to merit a trip to Las Vegas for the annual...
Augie Kersting, the sommelier at Meadowood in St. Helena, Calif., is quite fond of a joke that’s...
We’re just going to shoot from the hip on this one: We don’t want to see Halloween displays in...
It used to be that barrel-aged gin wasn’t a novelty or a niche segment of the market; instead, it...
Spirits and coffee have long enjoyed a collaborative relationship—for as long as liquor has existed...
When it comes to sweat-inducing spirits, tequila may very well be king. Sure, there are chili-...
Back in the day, it was known as hooch or corn squeezin’s or mountain dew. Regardless of what it...
By the time Frank Sinatra cooed his rendition of “My Way,” the three-martini power lunch had taken...
You need only tune in for a few minutes of the Tour de France to understand that the event is all...
Ah, to savor the fruits of the best French vintners. To revel in the perfection poured from a...
Meet Cognac, the often-misunderstood monarch of after-dinner libations. At its core, Cognac is a...
When Nikka Whisky debuted in the United States in 2012, the brand was largely unknown outside of...
Ian Fleming died 50 years ago next month, but in 1953 he penned a novel that not only created a...
If you’re familiar with Ian Fleming’s introductory James Bond novel, Casino Royale , and the 2006...
There’s a good chance that at some point this Fourth of July, you’ll be reminded of our colonial...

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