Alexandre Gabriel, president of Cognac Ferrand which produces Citadelle Gin, explains why gin is a naturally refreshing spirit, and how to make the best gin and tonic.
Most single-malt Scotch is aged in either ex-bourbon barrels or sherry casks, or a combination of both.
Russians invented vodka centuries ago, but the U.S. government only recognized the clear spirit (which was deemed odorless and tasteless) as a separate spirit category in 1951.
Typically, single-malt Scotch is aged in ex-bourbon barrels and used sherry casks.
To make a superb extra añejo—a tequila aged three years or longer—requires not only a superb añejo but also an equally superb blanco, for they
One might wonder whether Highland Park could match the quality of its 40-year-old Orcadian Limited Edition Series 1968 Single Malt Scotch Whisky, which won last year’s Best of the Best t
Not since the 1977 launch of the Cent-Cinquantenaire that celebrated Grand Marnier’s 150th anniversary has there been a liqueur from the Marnier Lapostolle family of such depth and thoro
The Speyside Distillery owned by William Grant & Sons has released the second version of an incredible single malt: The Balvenie 40 Year Old Single Malt Scotch Whisky Batch T
The final creation of Courvoisier’s master blender Jean-Marc Olivier before he retired in 2009, L’Essence de Courvoisier (
Although we tend to think of bourbon as robust and Cognac as more refined, these two brown spirits share many traits.
Japan is the second-largest producer of single-malt whiskey in the world; however, its whiskeys have only recently become known in America, primarily in the form of Suntory distillery’s
Based on a 19th-century recipe, Cognac Ferrand’s new Pierre Ferrand Dry Curaçao Ancienne Methode is made with oils from the bitter Curaçao orange skin that is blended with clear b
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That the flagship offering of Moone-Tsai Winery is not a single-estate wine but a blend of different varietals from different vineyards in some of Napa Valley’s most prestigious growing regions is
It takes both confidence and pride to launch an hors d’age Cognac—especially one blended with eaux-de-vie ranging from 30 to 50 years—without any labels or other identifying markings on i
Tasmania has long been recognized for its wines and beers. But until now, the outside world has known little about this island’s single-malt whiskies.
Not only is Woodford Reserve the oldest distillery in Kentucky—with a history dating to 1797—it is unique in that it triple pot-distills its bourbon (most American whiskeys are do
Records may stand for a period of time, but they never endure.
Founded in Santiago de Cuba in 1862 by Don Facundo Bacardí Massó and with its distillery now relocated in Puerto Rico, Bacardi has become the largest privately held, family-owned
In 1887 William Grant fulfilled a lifelong dream by filling his first cask of Glenfiddich whisky, which has since become one of the best-selling single malts in the world.
The mere mention of mezcal—a distillate made from agaves roasted in rock-lined earthen pits—often conjures up images of smoky cantinas and even smokier liquids being poured into dusty glasses.
One of the greatest challenges for connoisseurs of limited-edition, super-premium, single-malt whiskies is being able to locate and taste them.
When first unveiled in 2003, elit by Stolichnaya vodka justified its $60 premium price with promises of unparalleled purity and crispness delivered by a cold filtration process th
The Mayans were producing alcoholic beverages from the agave plant more than 500 years ago, but the pinnacle of such drinks in modern times—at least as far as extra añejo is con
First came the original Redbreast 12 Year Old—mellow, floral, chill filtered, and bottled at 80 proof.
In spite of the fact it has a distilling history as old as Cognac, as unfettered as single-malt Scotch, and as American as bourbon, no one takes moonshine seriously.
Bourbon and Cognac are two classic digestifs, so it would only make sense for Heaven Hill’s fifth release of Parker’s Heritage Collection, limited bottlings that showcase sixth-ge
Although Japan’s two Suntory distilleries are known for producing a variety of single-malt whiskies, only a few, primarily the multiple award-winning 12- and 18-year-old Yamazaki
The family-owned Destilería Serrallés, now being run by fifth- and sixth-generation descendants of founder Don Juan Serrallés, has been producing Puerto Rican rums for more than 145 years.