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...
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The whisky maker is right on track with this blend named after a famous train…
Founded in 1692, Taylor Fladgate is not only one of the oldest port-wine houses but also one of the...
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...
Tucked among the hills of Santa Barbara County’s Santa Ynez Valley is a 600-acre laboratory where...
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Wine is often cloaked in a mantle of romance by marketing directors who are intent on moving...
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Founded in Napa valley in 1862 by the German immigrant Jacob Schram near the town of Calistoga,...
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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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The Haag family, which practices its craft in Germany’s Middle Mosel region, enjoys a reputation...
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In spite of its name, Monkey 47 (www.monkey47.com, $45 per 375 mL) should be taken seriously....
The Darioush winery on Napa Valley’s Silverado Trail is utterly unique, and not only for of its...
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A departure from the brand’s usually mild-mannered cigars, the Fonseca Cubano Exclusivo (www​....

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