Articles in Wine, Spirits & Cigars

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Each November, an extraordinary event takes place in the town of Beaune, France. This event—an...
In the game of high-priced whiskies, as in that of high-stakes poker, four of a kind always beats...
Rocky Patel’s original Edge cigar series had an appealing simplicity. The cigars were sold in rough...
During their search for a property in Bordeaux, California vintner Jess Jackson and his business...
Italian boating company Riva has teamed with Veuve Clicquot champagne to create champagne travel...
With its resiliency, its ability to bend without breaking, the Ometepe tobacco leaf is analogous...
Nicaragua’s nutrient-rich soil produces tobaccos for some of the world’s most flavorful cigars....
Burgundy’s byzantine labeling conventions have their origins in Napoleonic law, which prohibited...
Avo Uvezian’s birthday has become a cause for celebration among cigar smokers. Uvezian, who...
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The city of Reims has a heart of stone: its cathedral. This imposing structure for centuries...
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The only way to get from Nicaragua’s capital of Managua to the town of Estelí, the production...
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Fine winemaking in Washington State began in earnest with Chateau Ste. Michelle, which owns the...
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"The japanese sense of style is the accumulation of long and seriously beautiful aesthetic thought...
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Art, as much as agriculture, furnished the inspiration for Amuse Bouche, a Pomerol-style wine from...
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If intelligence is the unique ability to recognize in seeming randomness meaningful patterns not...
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The legendary Dom Pérignon thought he was drinking stars when he first tasted sparkling wine, and...
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For a champagne lover, witnessing the birth of a new tête de cuvée elicits an excitement on par...
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The estate that would become Villa Russiz was Italy’s most forward-looking when it was built in...
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By the time I returned from two weeks in Argentina in March of this year, I had become firmly...
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One can say little about Château Cheval Blanc that has not been said already by someone, somewhere...

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