Articles in Wine, Spirits & Cigars

THE GIFTA cask of rare single-malt Scotch whisky from the Dalmore. Seven nights’ accommodations at...
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In 1755, when Armand de Vignerot du Plessis, third Duke of Richelieu and marshal of France, was...
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Water, barley, and yeast are not especially valuable ingredients; but, when combined at the Bowmore...
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A collection of more than 500 bottles of newly released Krug Champagnes—which spans nearly 40 years...
In spite of the official government ruling that all vodkas are tasteless, odorless, and colorless,...
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Thanks to the retro cocktail craze, America’s native rye whiskey is experiencing a comeback. And...
Life moves slowly along Portugal’s Douro River, but after more than 190 years, it’s time for a...
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“We are born at a given moment, in a given place,” reflected the eminent psychologist Carl Gustav...
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From left: Baccarat Lola water glass ($75); Hermès Adage highball ($438/set of two, www.hermes.com...
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This year, for only the second time in the history of the United Kingdom, a ruling monarch is...
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Among the lighter, crisper beers unveiled this season, the Duvel Tripel Hop is truly a cause for...
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Shafer Vineyards’ reputation has rested for more than a quarter century on its irresistible...
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Former illicit Highland whisky makers and Appalachian bootleggers notwithstanding, distillation is...
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The Macallan has commissioned photographer Annie Leibovitz to create a series of photos inspired by...
Reflecting the trend for fuller flavors and bigger ring gauges, the classic Romeo y Julieta is...
Pepin Garcia and his family-owned My Father Cigars company in Estelí, Nicaragua, has garnered a...
It’s as if the peaty smoke from Islay, that windswept island off the west coast of Scotland, had...
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Entrepreneur Michael Polenske has a gift for discovering the sublime. In 2007, he purchased a turn-...
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The Dutch and the British can no longer claim to be the sole standard-bearers of gin, the centuries...
Highland Park, located on the Orkney Islands, was once a favored haunt of the Vikings. Now Scotland...

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