Articles in Wine, Spirits & Cigars

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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...
One shape, one size, one cigar—but a different blend each year: That is the philosophy behind the...
Though the Chapoutier family traces its roots in France’s Rhône region back more than 200 years to...
Kenzo Tsujimoto, the chairman and CEO of video-gaming giant Capcom Inc., decided 20 years ago to...
By law, cognac must be made in the Cognac region of France, but brandy can be produced anywhere—...
In 2005, Tim Perr and Scott Knight—insurance executives from Pacific Palisades, Calif., who share...
"They told me I wouldn’t last 10 years in this business," says Rakesh "Rocky" Patel, the Hollywood...
Though Burgundy’s most fabled producer holds property in seven different grand cru vineyards, the...
A long and storied history can imbue an estate with a certain appeal that the imagination of the...
Connoisseurs have long been familiar with Louis XIII, the Grande Champagne Cognac composed of 1,200...
After acquiring 160 acres of land in the Adelaide hills west of Paso Robles, Calif., Deborah and...
Cigar making is traditionally a family affair, with multiple generations working together in the...
One of the happiest moments in Italian viticulture occurred when Mar­chese Mario Incisa della...
Over the course of the last decade and a half, critics’ preference for bigger, riper wines with...
Holland’s oldest distillers, the Nolet family, who established their business in 1691, have set a...
Success can sometimes be achieved by accident, but greatness requires deliberate effort. Certainly...
If we gave an award for the cigar we would most like to smoke on the golf course, this would be the...
Burgundy’s rulers were often as treacherous as the region’s erratic weather. In 1440, Louis XI,...
There is a rare sweetness in the smoke of My Father Cigars Limited Edition 2010 (www.myfathercigars...

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