Articles in Wine, Spirits & Cigars

Although men may have smoked together since the first tobacco leaves were rolled and torched with...
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Records may stand for a period of time, but they never endure. This knowledge may have traveled...
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Established in 1956, Pied­montese wine producer Michele Chiarlo is a relative newcomer in...
Founded in Santiago de Cuba in 1862 by Don Facundo Bacardí Massó and with its distillery now...
In 1887 William Grant fulfilled a lifelong dream by filling his first cask of Glenfiddich whisky,...
The mere mention of mezcal—a distillate made from agaves roasted in rock-lined earthen pits—often...
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It is an axiom that as much as 80 percent of a cigar’s flavor comes from its wrapper. But what if...
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Only a handful of Napa Valley’s legendary wines have been around for more than a decade or two,...
California wine connoisseurs, mark your calendars: March 2 is the start of the third annual...
When first unveiled in 2003, elit by Stolichnaya vodka justified its $60 premium price with...
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The Mayans were producing alcoholic beverages from the agave plant more than 500 years ago, but the...
First came the original Redbreast 12 Year Old—mellow, floral, chill filtered, and bottled at 80...
On a recent evening in midtown Manhattan, while sipping Krug Champagne in the Petrossian  ...
To ring in the New Year, the three winemaking branches of the Rothschild family are introducing...
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In spite of the fact it has a distilling history as old as Cognac, as unfettered as single-malt...
Bourbon and Cognac are two classic digestifs, so it would only make sense for Heaven Hill’s fifth...
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Although Japan’s two Suntory distilleries are known for producing a variety of single-malt whiskies...
The family-owned Destilería Serrallés, now being run by fifth- and sixth-generation descendants of...
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Three bottles of the recently released Mackinlay’s Rare Old Highland Malt Whisky 1907 are included...
Be forewarned: this is not your typical Laphroaig, an Islay single malt usually known for its rock...

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