Articles in Wine, Spirits & Cigars

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Those who contend that Chardonnay grown in the sacred precincts of Chablis and the Côte de Beaune...
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The past several years have witnessed significant changes at Burgundy’s Maison Louis Jadot. Last...
Like so many legends, the house of Dom Pérignon is the subject of numerous tales. Although the monk...
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The holy grail of white Rhônes returns… In 1834, when Antoine Jaboulet established himself as a...
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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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Ever since the launch of his Port Wood in 1995, Bill Lumsden, head of distilling and whisky...
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Of the three new releases, the Fuente Fuente OpusX Angel’s Share, is the most outstanding...
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Already the best-selling Scotch-whisky producer in the world, John Walker & Sons continues to...
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Celebrating the 45th anniversary of the Macanudo brand’s founding, the Macanudo Estate Reserve (www...
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When members of the Bacardi family drink rum, they drink only the best examples selected from...
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Representing a new direction for the blender Ernesto Perez-Carrillo, the E.P. Carrillo Edición...
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The Honduran-made H. Upmann Legacy (www.altadisusa.com, $6 to $7) is ideal for a relaxing late-...
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A departure from the brand’s usually mild-mannered cigars, the Fonseca Cubano Exclusivo (www​....
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Clase Azul, a boutique tequila fábrica located in the Jésus María region of Arandas in Jalisco,...
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Shortly after fleeing Cuba in 2001, José “Pepín” Garcia, who had been rolling cigars for four...
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This astonishing spirit embodies the very essence of single-pot-still Irish whiskey...
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The former entertainment-industry attorney Rakesh “Rocky” Patel has become one of the world’s top...
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Since departing Cuba in the 1990s, the company now known as Oettinger Davidoff has focused on the...
In 2010, the House of Courvoisier’s fifth master blender, the now-retired Jean-Marc Olivier,...
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The agaves are piled 3 feet high, shorn of their sword-like paddles and stacked on the precipice of...

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