Articles in Wine, Spirits & Cigars

If Bénédictine monk Dom Bernardo Vincelli were given a birthday cake in honor of the herbal liqueur...
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There’s a certain sophistication inherent in pairing chocolate with vodka martinis. Some...
As the oldest distillers in Holland, the Nolet family began making genever in 1691. But a few...
If nothing else, the individually numbered, thick French glass bottle with the etched “D” and its...
In 1843, Chivas Brothers—a high-end grocer owned by John and James Chivas in Aberdeen, Scotland—was...
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THE GIFTAn unprecedented opportunity to create 200 cases of first-growth-quality Napa Valley wine,...
THE GIFTEight extremely rare single-malt Macallan whiskies barreled during each of the last eight...
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To look at the most fabled vineyard in the world, one would never guess that this modest yet...
Vineyard 29, the St. Helena, California, winery, is bringing the wine-tasting and food-pairing...
The best winemakers invariably say that great wine is grown, not made. Yet with certain vintages,...
Earlier this year, the Macal­lan released the most aged whisky in the 186-year-old distillery’s...
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Although the Davies family launched its Diamond Mountain Cabernet Sauvignon with the 2001 vintage,...
Photo by Cordero Studios (corderostudios.com) Ashtrays courtesy Cub-Ar, www.cub-ar.com; Lotus humidors courtesy Integral Logistics LLC, www.integral-style.com
Speak with true cigar makers—people who prepare filler blends and then select binders and wrappers...
From its unconventional split-lid box with side hinge to its dual-toned wrapper—in addition to...
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The Siglo Limited Reserve Maduro was one of the last cigars to be blended by the late Frank Llaneza...
The Avo LE 10 is one of the most symbolic cigars ever produced by Henke Kelner’s famous Tabadom...
As a tribute to pop artist Andy Warhol, Dom Pérignon has collaborated with the Andy Warhol...
Beginning with San Francisco’s Fog City Diner, whose streamlined signature style he unveiled in...
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Very few varietals of grape have escaped being planted, at one time or another, in the soils of...
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His Zapotec face as weathered as the creased cowboy hat that sits on his head, Faustino Garcia...

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