Grey Goose and Baccarat crystal are packing the tools for the perfect martini in a sleek aluminum carrying case for the holidays.
Just as the phylloxera outbreak of the 1860s caused the French to switch from wine to Cognac with their meals, a few years ago some Parisians again began having a glass or two of eau-de-vie with t
The Macallan is pouring five of its rarest vintages—the 12 Year, 15 Year, 17 Year, 18 Year, and 21 Year—for an exclusive whisky tasting at the Hotel Bel-Air.
Rarely in the world of Cognac has history repeated itself so dramatically as with the discovery and introduction of Louis XIII Rare Cask 42,6, for this is only the second time in
There are few things that evoke the feeling of summer more than sipping sundowners at sea.
Scotch is the much-anticipated new whisky bar in the five-star Balmoral hotel that presents more than 400 varieties—single malts, blends, young malts, mature malts—making it the l
The American whiskey boom of recent years has prompted a good deal of experimentation.
It is well known that Kentucky’s master distillers are fiercely independent, each claiming that his bourbon is the best.
It’s difficult to say the words “single malt” without quickly following them up with “scotch.” But while Scotland is indeed the largest producer of single-malt whiskies, Japan is the second-larges
Glenfiddich 50 Year Old, one of the rarest single-malt whiskies ever released by the scotch distillery, will be available to taste for one night only, Wednesday, September 4, at t
Chances are you may have noticed some new fixtures on the back bars of your favorite cocktail lounges.
One would think that the multiple-award-winning chef, author, and restaurateur Thomas Keller’s similarly multiple-award-winning French Laundry restaurant in Napa Valley had attain
In 1860, while delivering some of his then-famous whiskey from Louisville, Ky., to New Orleans, Augustus Bulleit mysteriously vanished.
Long Island Distillery is a craft spirits producer surrounded by 5,000 acres at the western end of Long Island’s North Fork wine trail, not far from the Hamptons.
In contrast with the bad-boy image of yesteryear’s tequilas—which were often associated with dusty, cork-stoppered bottles in equally dusty saloons—today’s premium tequilas are strictly controlled
Created by David Grapshi of Sazerac, Harlen Wheatley of Buffalo Trace, and the tequila master distiller Miguel Cedeño Cruz, the Expresiones del Corazón collection brings tequila to the forefront o
A little more than two decades ago, there was no such thing as small-batch bourbon. And yet, it existed all the same.
Of all the countless classifications of spirits, those with the widest spectrum of flavors are the single-malt whiskies from Scotland.
Pininfarina, the Italian automotive design firm, has partnered with Chivas Regal to pay tribute to Chivas Regal 18 Year Old scotch.
For years, the oldest official tequila classification was añejo, which defined tequila that had been barrel-aged for 12 to 35 months.
Back in 1998, The Dalmore became the first distillery to create a single-malt scotch specifically for cigar smokers.
Mahesh Patel is a man on a mission.
The well-known scotch brand Johnnie Walker has opened a four-story club in Beijing where its devoted patrons can taste and purchase rare whiskies, participate in blending sessions
For the first time in five years, Rhum Clément—the world’s leading producer of Martinique’s rhum agricole (rum, primarily from the French West Indies, that has been disti
Bourbon is often enjoyed before dinner, while port is typically thought of as a digestif. But the small, family-owned A.
As popular as it is, George Dickel has long been overshadowed by that other Tennessee whiskey, Jack Daniel’s.
Little has changed since William Grant & Sons, now one of Scotland’s few remaining family-owned distillers, built The Balvenie distillery in 1892.
For the connoisseur of Scotch and the collector of whisky, a well-aged and limited release will always garner significant attention.
Water, barley, and yeast are not especially valuable ingredients; but, when combined at the Bowmore distillery, they can be transformed into something extraordinary.
In 1962, Owen Tulloch, then master blender of Appleton Estate, one of Jamaica’s most prominent distillers, added a few barrels of rare column-and-pot-distilled rums to the