Articles in Wine, Spirits & Cigars

It was not the père but the fils at the firm of Bouchard who spearheaded the family’s foray into...
Good fortune has attended Château Haut-Brion since 1525, when Jean de Pontac became its owner upon...
For decades, Tor Kenward has prominently influenced the style of Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon,...
With few exceptions, most smokers are more familiar with the names of their cigars than they are...
In 1935, Montecristo, one of the world’s most iconic cigar brands, was born in Havana. But with the...
Lagavulin 16 Year Old is one of the smokiest Islay single malts—a dram coveted by those who sip...
In 1989, Nestor Miranda of Miami Cigar & Company launched Don Lino, which became one of the...
Camacho is known for making full-bodied Honduran cigars. But when Camacho’s president, Christian...
Just as the original Cuban La Escepción was an offshoot of Havana’s Hoyo de Monterrey cigar, this...
It is unusual for a new cigar brand to garner praise from virtually every individual who smokes it...
Prensado is Spanish for "pressed" and a fitting name for this well-constructed Honduran powerhouse...
A few years ago, master distiller Chris Morris decided to pay tribute to the master distillers who...
With its pungent, peppery-juniper-herbal bouquet and its smooth, elegant flavor, Oxley Classic...
For some cigar manufacturers, packaging is everything. For others, it is the quality of the cigar...
On November 2, 1758, Don José Antonio de Cuervo obtained a plot of land to grow agaves in the...
Dalmore master distiller Richard Paterson is an alchemist when it comes to blending single malts...
Compared with its more popular, double-distilled younger brother Cognac, Armagnac has always stood...
Even the late, legendary Jim Beam—founder of the international spirits conglomerate that bears his...
Infused vodkas have been commonplace for several years, and now one tequila maker has experimented...
Grant’s newly appointed master blender, Brian Kinsman, has some sizable shoes to fill. When he...

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