Articles in Wine, Spirits & Cigars

Though Burgundy’s most fabled producer holds property in seven different grand cru vineyards, the...
The British-named port houses we know today have their origins in trade, not just of wine, but of...
Though the Chapoutier family traces its roots in France’s Rhône region back more than 200 years to...
Burgundy’s rulers were often as treacherous as the region’s erratic weather. In 1440, Louis XI,...
During the 19th and 20th centuries, France and Germany vied for control of Alsace, until the Treaty...
Over the course of the last decade and a half, critics’ preference for bigger, riper wines with...
Family-owned houses in Champagne sadly have become as rare as some of the region’s most exquisite...
Don Diego was the first of the non-Havana “Cuban-sounding” cigars created to fill the gap left by...
Back in the 1980s, the late Booker Noe, master distiller emeritus of Jim Beam, created what many...
Two of the oldest and rarest bottles of wine in the world will be sold on June 3 at Alandica...
Washington State’s renowned Quilceda Creek Vintners continues its tradition of turning out world-...
Camacho is known for making strong Honduran cigars and Matt Booth is known for creating unique...
Michael Collins, the Emerald Isle hero who authored the Anglo-Irish Treaty that gave Ireland its...
Since selling their Nicaraguan and Honduran factories to Scandinavian Tobacco a few years ago,...
If the formula for a great bar is one part ambience, one part comfort, and one part service...
The mill-shaped sign hanging out front of the shop and the massive scales inside are holdovers from...
The new Champagne bar at London’s May Fair Hotel does not pour bubbly by the glass, serve fizzy...
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Rec­ognizing how well Cognac pairs with cigars, the makers of the original El Sublimado (www....
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The signature wine of Joseph Drouhin, one of the most distinguished négociants in Burgundy, has a...
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Toscana has long been a favorite gathering place for power brokers, epicures, entertainment...

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