Articles in Wine, Spirits & Cigars

Prensado is Spanish for "pressed" and a fitting name for this well-constructed Honduran powerhouse...
Compared with its more popular, double-distilled younger brother Cognac, Armagnac has always stood...
Dalmore master distiller Richard Paterson is an alchemist when it comes to blending single malts...
On November 2, 1758, Don José Antonio de Cuervo obtained a plot of land to grow agaves in the...
With its pungent, peppery-juniper-herbal bouquet and its smooth, elegant flavor, Oxley Classic...
A few years ago, master distiller Chris Morris decided to pay tribute to the master distillers who...
Certainly one of the most prolific négociants in Burgundy—as the ubiquity of its village wines on...
If the histories of the two Flor­entine families associated with Tenuta dell’Ornellaia are long and...
Adherence to tradition does not necessarily yield quality. Despite the rich oenological heritage of...
For some cigar manufacturers, packaging is everything. For others, it is the quality of the cigar...
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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Since the 16th century, when Leonard de Suduiraut married Nicole d’Allard, the estate in the...
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Alchemy is astir in the village of Fécamp. Puffs of steam curl across the gravel courtyard of the...
After decades of anticipation, family-owned Scottish spirit and wine producer Gordon &...
During a periodic tasting of aging Louis XIII cask barrels in 2004, cellar master Pierrette...
Tuscany’s idyllic scenery suggests to the modern visitor a simple life of refinement and repose,...
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After the physical and economic devastation of World War II, the majority of Italian wineries...
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Even in Napa Valley, where pride of place generally takes precedence over progress, history...

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