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“There is no greatness without risk,” says chef de cave Richard Geoffroy of the Dom Pérignon 1990...
Even the late, legendary Jim Beam—founder of the international spirits conglomerate that bears his...
Ann Colgin has a talent for making happy discoveries. “My first love was art,” Colgin recalls, “but...
Good fortune has attended Château Haut-Brion since 1525, when Jean de Pontac became its owner upon...
For decades, Tor Kenward has prominently influenced the style of Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon,...
It is unusual for a new cigar brand to garner praise from virtually every individual who smokes it...
Adherence to tradition does not necessarily yield quality. Despite the rich oenological heritage of...
With its pungent, peppery-juniper-herbal bouquet and its smooth, elegant flavor, Oxley Classic...
Santa barbara county winemakers Greg Brewer and Steve Clifton have contributed significantly to...
Camacho is known for making full-bodied Honduran cigars. But when Camacho’s president, Christian...
If the histories of the two Flor­entine families associated with Tenuta dell’Ornellaia are long and...
On November 2, 1758, Don José Antonio de Cuervo obtained a plot of land to grow agaves in the...
Practice, as they say, makes perfect, and certainly Justin Smith, proprietor of Saxum Vineyards, is...
In 1935, Montecristo, one of the world’s most iconic cigar brands, was born in Havana. But with the...
Having cultivated its vineyards in the Rhône Valley for well over 500 years, the Chave family has...
Infused vodkas have been commonplace for several years, and now one tequila maker has experimented...
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Since the 16th century, when Leonard de Suduiraut married Nicole d’Allard, the estate in the...
Grant’s newly appointed master blender, Brian Kinsman, has some sizable shoes to fill. When he...
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Alchemy is astir in the village of Fécamp. Puffs of steam curl across the gravel courtyard of the...

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