Articles in Wine, Spirits & Cigars

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Given the ongoing presence of vampires in the media, plus a fascination with the zombie apocalypse...
Alexandre Gabriel, president of Cognac Ferrand which produces Citadelle Gin, explains why gin is a...
Most single-malt Scotch is aged in either ex-bourbon barrels or sherry casks, or a combination of...
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Making fine wine is a matter of balancing relationships, as Dan Kosta, Michael Browne, and Chris...
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Except for the rows of unusual bottles arranged on pedestals throughout the ballroom, the large...
Domaine Carneros’ 2005 Le Rêve (“the dream”) by Taittinger ($95) is the 14th vintage of the Blanc...
Although the late William S. Paley founded the Columbia Broadcasting System (CBS) in 1928, he got...
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The Speyside Distillery owned by William Grant & Sons has released the second version of an...
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The final creation of Courvoisier’s master blender Jean-Marc Olivier before he retired in 2009, L’...
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Although we tend to think of bourbon as robust and Cognac as more refined, these two brown spirits...
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Japan is the second-largest producer of single-malt whiskey in the world; however, its whiskeys...
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Russians invented vodka centuries ago, but the U.S. government only recognized the clear spirit (...
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Schramsberg was founded in 1862 by a tenacious German immigrant named Jacob Schram, who planted...
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Since 1997, when Merry Edwards cofounded Merry Edwards Wines, she has focused her talents on...
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Nothing about Darioush, one of Napa Valley’s most impressive wineries, is restrained. The building...
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Not since the 1977 launch of the Cent-Cinquantenaire that celebrated Grand Marnier’s 150th...
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One might wonder whether Highland Park could match the quality of its 40-year-old Orcadian Limited...
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To make a superb extra añejo—a tequila aged three years or longer—requires not only a superb añejo...
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If there is proof that big things come in small packages, it is the Arturo Fuente Hemingway Short...
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The pigtailed Nicaraguan puro Domus Magnus (www.sagimports.com, $8.95 to $9.95)—whose name derives...

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