Articles in Wine, Spirits & Cigars

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One of the most iconic yet elusive pot-still Irish whiskeys has been the multiple –award-winning...
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Glenmorangie, the most popular single malt in Scotland, pioneered the “finishing” of its bourbon-...
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From its beginning as a classic Cuban brand to its transformation as a coveted Honduran classic,...
The turn of the 20th century introduced monumental changes to the civilized world. From all corners...
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Some of the most remarkable vintages that fortified winemaker David Guimaraens has brought to...
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The cocktail revolution, for all its swagger, has been largely dedicated to looking backward. Just...
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An interest in health products does not generally lead one down the path to becoming a distiller....
Scotland reaches its full glory in the long days and favorable weather of August, and Bonhams will...
Since its 1992 opening, Napa Valley’s Spring Mountain Vineyard, maker of the renowned 2001 and 2005...
Whether you are an amateur or a die-hard gin drinker, San Francisco–based Distillery No. 209’s new...
Islay, rising out of the stormy Atlantic off the west coast of Scotland, is the southernmost island...
In 1998, the Kilpatrick Hills, Scotland–based distillery Auchentoshan, created its annual...
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Ernesto Perez-Carrillo was a familiar name and face in all those past La Gloria Cubana promotional...
When it comes to single-malt Scotch, sometimes you can return to the past. Or at least that’s...
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Some of the most desired California wines and more will be on the auction block on June 18 at...
Though few acknowledge the fact, California vintners’ reputations tend to rest on their reds, which...
In 1999, epicures Weezie and Launny Steffens succumbed to the disease that strikes so many visitors...
Kenzo Tsujimoto, the chairman and CEO of video-gaming giant Capcom Inc., decided 20 years ago to...
In 1862, German immigrant Jacob Schram bought a good-sized property outside the town of Calistoga,...
A long and storied history can imbue an estate with a certain appeal that the imagination of the...

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