Articles in Wine, Spirits & Cigars

These five extra-añejo tequilas put their additonal time in the barrel to good use…
Red Bull  The harshest climates often give rise to the greatest splendors—at least in the realm of...
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The whisky maker is right on track with this blend named after a famous train…
Founded in 1692, Taylor Fladgate is not only one of the oldest port-wine houses but also one of the...
Like many in the cigar business, Carlos Fuente Jr. traces his lineage to Cuba. In 1912, his...
This typically harsh spirit is now a more approachable and sip-worthy libation…
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Toast to a bountiful harvest with this one-of-a-kind trip to Northern California’s wine country…
These five new sparklers offer liquid respite from the summer heat…
The world’s first Taiwanese single malt rivals some of Scotland’s best…
The first three releases of these bourbons are orphans no more…
As anyone who loves single-malt whisky knows, even the most readily available drams—such as...
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Founded in Napa valley in 1862 by the German immigrant Jacob Schram near the town of Calistoga,...
Tucked among the hills of Santa Barbara County’s Santa Ynez Valley is a 600-acre laboratory where...
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From No. 9 comes a perfect 10… Some great wine ventures begin with a tract of land; others begin...
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Leslie Rudd’s quest for quality is steadfast. His roles as owner of Standard Beverage Corp.,...
The Darioush winery on Napa Valley’s Silverado Trail is utterly unique, and not only for of its...
For some, viticulture is a career of choice, while for others it is a calling. One suspects that...
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A white wine with heart. Many wineries in California include the word family on their labels—a...
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Technically, Michter’s Cele­bration Sour Mash Whiskey (www.michters.com, $4,000) is neither bourbon...
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In spite of its name, Monkey 47 (www.monkey47.com, $45 per 375 mL) should be taken seriously....

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