Articles in Wine, Spirits & Cigars

As a setting in which to sip a decades-long vertical of Italy’s most sought-after Super Tuscan,...
Camilo Hurtado de Amézaga, the Marqués de Riscal, stirred Spanish oenology in the mid-19th century...
The most coveted vintage might be your own if you acquire this gift from Napa Valley Reserve. The...
They were not the most romantic couple in the world, the 18-year-old girl from Calvados named Rose...
Your home bar should be more than merely a room in your house for imbibing and cigar smoking. It...
Like a proud parent, Tom LaTour, the chairman and CEO of Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants, has...
Not until i have finished the meal’s second course, a combination of sugar-cured trout and wasabi...
What better way to begin a golf gathering, season an afternoon social, or end an elegant dinner...
It is odd that the father of classical tragedy should have penned what may be the truest truism...
Drinks. Whether in the more formal form of a cocktail, or simply poured straight up, one is born (...
Chef John Besh knows what diners expect from a private meal in the penthouse above Restaurant...
Thanks to the creation of the wine cocktail, oenophiles are not ostracized from the world of...
Jade Mountain Syrah Paras Vineyard Mount Veeder 2001Jade Mountain winemaker Alison Doran rules her...
Every mature industry likes to evoke a golden age when its practitioners were at their best....
A black hole. That, announced Joe Wender, is how Paul Roberts, sommelier at Napa’s the French...
On June 7, 1976,  a Time magazine story announced to the world the shocking results of the now-...
As the martini-pounding Nick and Nora Charles in The Thin Man series of the 1930s, William Powell...
The Cary Grant cocktail at New York’s “21” Club is the epitome of charm: four parts suave vodka,...
Alone in her Manhattan lair, Greta Garbo would enjoy her solitude with a shot or two of bone-dry...
Concern for the fate of the martini in the hands of the unsophisticated masses is understandable...

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