Articles in Wine, Spirits & Cigars

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Winemaking for William Ballentine Jr. has always been a family concern. He began his career tending...
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A little more than two decades ago, there was no such thing as small-batch bourbon. And yet, it...
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Since 1842, when the 270-year-old house of Moët & Chandon began maintaining records, it has...
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When Joseph Phelps came to the Napa Valley as a construction executive in the late 1960s to oversee...
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Of all the countless classifications of spirits, those with the widest spectrum of flavors are the...
Pininfarina, the Italian automotive design firm, has partnered with Chivas Regal to pay tribute to...
Four years ago, the Antique Wine Co. (www.antique-wine.com) of London unveiled the first...
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The Amorim family’s fortune had its beginnings among the rambling port lodges that line the...
The most sought-after wines of the legendary Massandra Collection—from the eponymous 19th-century...
Sotheby’s has unlocked the wine cellar of the famed Catalan eatery elBulli to auction more than 8,...
“There’s never been a better time to be a wine collector,” says John Kapon. He is the CEO of Acker...
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Sake has long been merged with sushi in the minds and mouths of diners. This centuries-old...
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The Amorim family’s fortune had its beginnings among the rambling port lodges that line the...
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The past few years have been a period of milestones for Burgundy’s Maison Louis Jadot. In 2009, the...
For years, the oldest official tequila classification was añejo, which defined tequila that had...
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Back in 1998, The Dalmore became the first distillery to create a single-malt scotch specifically...
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The Heidsieck name has been intimately associated with Champagne since 1785, when Florens-Louis...
Mahesh Patel is a man on a mission. He began by savoring and collecting the world’s rarest single-...
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Few properties in California’s Napa Valley boast as impressive a succession of winemaking alumni as...
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The Collins is another classic with a somewhat confusing past. The original cocktail was named for...

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