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Distilled in 1972 and bottled last January, the Pierre Ferrand Vintage 1972 Cask Strength Cognac (...
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Founded in 1811, Epernay-based Perrier-Jouët has always taken a progressive, forward-thinking...
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son dates to 1760, making it one of Champagne’s oldest grande marque houses. An early owner, Jean-...
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Although its inaugural wine was released to collectors only late last year, Dana Estates has deep...
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At an early age, Michael Mondavi learned from his grandfather Cesare to listen to vineyards. He...
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Sports teams have their mascots, but few wines do. One exception is Howell at the Moon, a Napa...
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Although Quinta do Vallado was founded by the Ferreira family in 1716 and served as the primary...
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Jayson Woodbridge inhabits a world quite apart from our own. One senses this upon entering the...
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While students of military history define a tercio as a 15th-century battle formation in which...
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Haling any new product as a classic usually seems premature, but you might find it difficult to...
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Though the first winery in Napa Valley’s Stags Leap District opened its doors in 1878, California’s...
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Beer, wine, spirits—you name it, Michael Sherwood can brew, ferment, or distill it. (He also knows...
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The unusual shape of the culebra invites conversation—or at least questions—about the cigar and...
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As Wolfgang Puck makes his customary evening rounds of the dining room at Spago in Beverly Hills,...
Napa, California’s CADE Winery is the first solar powered, green- certified building with...
After founding his eponymous winery in 2002, Cliff Lede struggled with its numbers. These were not...
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In the worlds of cars, cigars, and wine, the word vintage is often bandied about. But it is rarely...
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When asked about the origins of the gorgeous, ebony-shaded maduro wrapper on his company’s latest...
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Located on just 16 acres of picturesque vineyards in Tuscany’s coastal region of Bolgheri, Tenuta...
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Nothing affects the flavor of a whisky more than the wood in which it is aged. To that end, the...

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