Spirits

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A new generation of imbibers has flocked to the lighter taste of grain whisky.
The newly crowned chef prepared a celebratory meal for an exclusive group of guests in Southern California...
Because it is not aged entirely in new American oak barrels, the whiskey is not technically bourbon.
The growing retro-cocktail trend is putting gin back in the spotlight.
The famed chef aims to bring Parisian café culture to Sin City…
Among the more than 100 single-malt distilleries in Scotland, the Glenrothes has made a name for itself.
Champagne house Henri Giraud has celebrated the 300th and last case of Ennéade in Singapore during a special dinner at JAAN restaurant attended by collectors and industry professionals. Presented at...
The chic Viceroy Zihuatanejo on Mexico’s Pacific coast is at the forefront of this nascent spirits trend by introducing a newly created menu of mescal cocktails.
Gläce Luxury Ice announces Tudor Luxury Ice Quarterly Subscription Club.
The first evening features The Doctor’s Collection, a private cellar that includes some of the world’s most storied wines. The second session includes Rare Spirits and Fine Ales.
In 2012, Bacardi Limited launched the D’Ussé Cognac brand, whose spirits are produced at the famous Château de Cognac, which was founded in 1795 and is also the home of Baron Otard (another Bacardi-...
Mezcal is sometimes referred to as “Mexico’s other spirit,” since it is not as well-known as tequila and its occasionally sweet or spicy and always smoky flavors can be off-putting to the uninitiated...
Hotel Arts Barcelona is launching a variety of culinary promotions for late summer and fall, adding to the five-star property’s exceptional culinary offerings and experiences. The first in a string...
The iconic Halekulani hotel will host a one-of-a-kind interactive cocktail pairing experience with the “Best Barman in the World,” Colin Field of the Ritz Paris..
The Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita, located on Banderas Bay on Mexico’s west coast, is now offering what it calls the Ultimate Tequila Tour , a special day trip that gives four guests a behind-the-...
The Last Drop 50 Year Old Blended Scotch Whisky ($4,000) is composed of 82 different whiskies—70 single malts and 12 grain whiskies—many from distilleries that no longer exist...
Until fairly recently, there were only three categories of tequila: blanco, which is unaged; reposado, barrel aged from two to 11 months; and añejo, barrel aged for one year or longer.
A relative newcomer to the world of fine scotch, whisky maker John Glaser’s 14-year-old Compass Box Whisky Co . has turned out an impressive, diverse array of small-batch whiskies.
Two days of tequila tastings with a tequilero to guide you, special dinner set up with candles and torches, a suite for three nights, and more
Mezcal is sometimes treated like tequila’s evil twin. For many drinkers, mezcal is not as refined as many aged tequilas and is rougher in composure, sentiments derived from its strong, sour, and...
Say “single malt,” and usually the next word to roll off the tongue is “scotch.” However, single malts can be made almost anywhere, with Ireland, Japan, and the United States being three of the most...
The annual Universal Whisky Experience in Las Vegas has become a celebrated gathering for aficionados of rare spirits to discover some of the most exclusive whiskeys in the world.
As anyone who loves single-malt whisky knows, even the most readily available drams—such as Macallan 18 Year Old and Lagavulin 16 Year Old—have seen dramatic increases in prices.
The search for artisanal mezcal begins and ends in Oaxaca.
Vermouth is perhaps the most misinterpreted beverage in the United States. In its present form, the fortified wine has been around since the mid 18th century, when it was created in Turin, Italy, as...
Too often when a bartender is asked which bourbons his or her bar carries, the list invariably includes Jack Daniel’s sour-mash Tennessee whiskey.
The Scotch Malt Whisky Society of America announces The Whisky Extravaganza in Houston on April 2, 2014, and Dallas on April 3, 2014. The Whisky Extravaganza provides attendees an unusually wide...
From April 2 through 5, collectors, connoisseurs, and other serious sippers of single-malt scotch and related spirits will be able to sample some of the world’s rarest ultra-premium whiskies (most...
Scotch whisky was originally called uisge beatha, a Scottish Gaelic phrase meaning “water of life.”

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