Articles in Wine, Spirits & Cigars

Egg nog’s roots in America go back to colonial days, when it kept pioneers toasty during the frigid...
During the 17th century, Peruvians became some of the first people to distill grapes in the...
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The well-known scotch brand Johnnie Walker has opened a four-story club in Beijing where its...
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Serendipity played its part in the evolution of Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars. The first happy accident...
For the first time in five years, Rhum Clément—the world’s leading producer of Martinique’s rhum...
Even back in the days when he was producing La Gloria Cubana, Ernesto Perez-Carrillowas not known...
This year’s Naples Winter Wine Festival—anannual food-and-wine event to benefit underprivileged...
Bourbon is often enjoyed before dinner, while port is typically thought of as a digestif. But the...
As popular as it is, George Dickel has long been overshadowed by that other Tennessee whiskey, Jack...
A 2011 fire that destroyed 8,000 bales of aged tobacco hindered the Arturo Fuente cigar brand’s...
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In the cellar and in his life, Richard Geoffroy manages to blend contrasts and contradictions into...
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The Heidsieck name has been intimately associated with Champagne since 1785, when Florens-Louis...
On April 17, 2009, Major League Baseball outfielder Gary Sheffield hit his 500thhome run. He then...
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Little has changed since William Grant & Sons, now one of Scotland’s few remaining family-owned...
To avoid the postholiday blues, the Bardessono Hotel and Spa in Yountville, Calif., is offering a...
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Unlike other collecting categories, where a newcomer might already have an appreciation for the...
For the connoisseur of Scotch and the collector of whisky, a well-aged and limited release will...
THE GIFTA cask of rare single-malt Scotch whisky from the Dalmore. Seven nights’ accommodations at...
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Water, barley, and yeast are not especially valuable ingredients; but, when combined at the Bowmore...
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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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