Articles in Wine, Spirits & Cigars

Unique wood and water sources are bringing renewed attention to Japan’s whiskey industry.
Red Bull  The harshest climates often give rise to the greatest splendors—at least in the realm of...
Founded in 1692, Taylor Fladgate is not only one of the oldest port-wine houses but also one of the...
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The whisky maker is right on track with this blend named after a famous train…
Like many in the cigar business, Carlos Fuente Jr. traces his lineage to Cuba. In 1912, his...
This typically harsh spirit is now a more approachable and sip-worthy libation…
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Toast to a bountiful harvest with this one-of-a-kind trip to Northern California’s wine country…
These five new sparklers offer liquid respite from the summer heat…
The world’s first Taiwanese single malt rivals some of Scotland’s best…
The first three releases of these bourbons are orphans no more…
As anyone who loves single-malt whisky knows, even the most readily available drams—such as...
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Since departing Cuba in the 1990s, the company now known as Oettinger Davidoff has focused on the...
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Though Dana Estates’ first release was its 2005 vintage, the winery is nevertheless deeply rooted...
Photo by Paul Dimalanta; Backdrop: E & K Vintage Wood; Glass: Tableart
This astonishing spirit embodies the very essence of single-pot-still Irish whiskey...
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At gatherings where more than two oenophiles are present, the question inevitably arises—in one...
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Ever since the launch of his Port Wood in 1995, Bill Lumsden, head of distilling and whisky...
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Wine is often cloaked in a mantle of romance by marketing directors who are intent on moving...
Tucked among the hills of Santa Barbara County’s Santa Ynez Valley is a 600-acre laboratory where...
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Celebrating the 45th anniversary of the Macanudo brand’s founding, the Macanudo Estate Reserve (www...
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Some years ago, the tide of opinion turned against Merlot after a scene in the film Sideways...

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