Articles in Wine, Spirits & Cigars

In 1807, when John Blandy arrived in Madeira, the Portuguese archipelago (though remote from the...
When Heinrich Villiger wanted to mark the 125th anniversary of his Swiss cigar company, Villiger...
Photo by Paul Dimalanta; Glassware: TableArt, www.tableartonline.com
At the Judgment of Paris in 1976, a bottle of Chardonnay from the Napa Valley’s Chateau Montelena...
Photo by Richard Carleton Hacker
One of the most festive sounds in the world is the pop of a Champagne cork. It signals the start of...
Eagle-eyed observers traveling through duty-free shops around the world recently may have noticed...
Photo by Cordero Studios/ corderostudios.com
For Robert Young, whose family has farmed the same acreage in Sonoma County’s Alexander Valley for...
Photo by Kent Miller Studios
Grey Goose and Baccarat crystal are packing the tools for the perfect martini in a sleek aluminum...
Photo by Jason Tinacci
THE GIFT An unprecedented collection of Screaming Eagle Cabernet Sauvignon from the Napa Valley,...
This year marks the 250th anniversary of the House of Hine (www.hinecognac.com), which dates to...
Photo by Cordero Studios/ corderostudios.com
For Robert Young, whose family has farmed the same acreage in Sonoma County’s Alexander Valley for...
Photo by Cordero Studios/ corderostudios.com
The Mondavi family’s winemaking legacy began in 1943, when Rosa and Cesare Mondavi purchased the...
After 13 years of collecting wine, Yuri Vanetik has focused his sights on what almost all seasoned...
A Swiss tobacconist’s 10-year approach to Nicaraguan cigars and the limited-edition humidor that...
Photo by Cordero Studios
CAMACHO COROJO After its recent acquisition by Oettinger Davidoff AG, Camacho undertook a dramatic...
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GRAYCLIFF JOHN HOWARD GRAYSMITH BUCCANEER AND CANNON John Howard Graysmith was a Caribbean pirate...
Photo by Roberto Quagli
Earlier this year, on a balmy May evening in London, a soigné crowd assembled at the Royal Opera...
Whisky barrels pressed into service to celebrate a festive occasion. James broyhill ii represents...
Photo by Cordero Studios
BLACK DIAMOND Made for the J.C. Newman Cigar Company by its partner Tabacalera A. Fuente y Cia.,...
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ASHTON SAN CRISTOBAL REVELATION The only new cigar to be introduced by Ashton this year features an...
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LA PALINA MR. SAM Hand rolled in Miami’s Little Havana, this 4¾×54 robusto carries the nickname...

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