Spirits

The recent double-digit growth in consumption of Irish whiskey can be attributed in part to...
In 2010, the House of Courvoisier’s fifth master blender, the now-retired Jean-Marc Olivier,...
Ever since the launch of his Port Wood in 1995, Bill Lumsden, head of distilling and whisky...
Already the best-selling Scotch-whisky producer in the world, John Walker & Sons continues to...
Technically, Michter’s Cele­bration Sour Mash Whiskey is neither bourbon nor rye whiskey.
In spite of its name, Monkey 47 should be taken seriously.
Clase Azul, a boutique tequila fábrica located in the Jésus María region of Arandas in Jalisco,...
When members of the Bacardi family drink rum, they drink only the best examples selected from...
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...
The venerable Cognac house of Louis Royer has recently unveiled a remarkably old Grande Champagne...
Owing to the concept of the rock-star winemaker, those who imbibe are more apt to recognize the...
Too often when a bartender is asked which bourbons his or her bar carries, the list invariably...
Most Scotch-whisky experts agree that a few drops of water in a dram can release complex flavors...
The simple but balanced sidecar, perhaps the best-known Cognac-based libation, is widely believed...
The Son of a fundamentalist preacher, Kermit Lynch found his calling in the pursuit of pleasure—and...
The Scotch Malt Whisky Society of America announces The Whisky Extravaganza in Houston on April 2,...
From April 2 through 5, collectors, connoisseurs, and other serious sippers of single-malt scotch...
Scotch whisky was originally called uisge beatha, a Scottish Gaelic phrase meaning “water of life.”
It stands to reason that Johnnie Walker’s master blender, Jim Beveridge would have quite a...
David Stewart, the longest-reigning malt master in Scotland, has been with the Balvenie for over 50...
Since its founding in 1888 by Don Andrés Brugal Montaner, Brugal has been making some of the world’...
As the head of distilling and whisky creation for Glenmorangie , Bill Lumsden has been responsible...
The owners of vineyards sometimes exhibit personalities every bit as faceted as their wines...
Bonhams Whisky, Cognac & Rare Spirits sale on April 30 will feature extraordinarily rare...
Imbibing Friday-evening cocktails (especially after a week of deadlines) has become a cherished...
Since producing the world’s first commercially available absinthe in the early 19th century, Pernod...
The Mondavi family’s winemaking legacy began in 1943, when Rosa and Cesare Mondavi purchased the...
When The Dalmore distillery asked Daniel Boulud to create his ideal single-malt Scotch whisky, the...
One of the most festive sounds in the world is the pop of a Champagne cork. It signals the start of...

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