Articles in Wine, Spirits & Cigars

We tend to associate old and rare spirits with small, obscure producers quietly meting out their...
Napa Valley ReserveA banker. a real estate magnate. A shipyard owner. An actor and film director. A...
Photo by Maison de la France/Jacques Sierpinski
In the fastidious orbits of the Parisian bon ton, where being from anywhere other than Paris marks...
Gagliole Pecchia, Toscana 1999A rarity among reds. Persistence pays off. Twenty years ago, Thomas...
Selecting a wine opener is a task that illustrates a universal dilemma: too many choices. Does one...
Georgetown Tobacco, located, as its name suggests, in the Colonial neighborhood of Washington, D.C...
Colgin Cellars Cabernet SauvignonNapa Valley Tychson Hill Vineyard 2000 A legacy of enduring taste...
Aubert Chardonnay Sonoma CoastRitchie Vineyard 2001A virtuoso of the vine.   We strive in the very...
Jadot Le Montrachet 2000 From the rocky heart of Burgundy, an unrivaled Chardonnay. No...
Bowmore 25 Year Old Single MaltA magnanimous malt from the oldest distillery on Islay. Scotch...
Graycliff Espresso The Bahamian company takes a shot, scores. It stands to reason that Graycliff...
Marchesi de’ Frescobaldi Castellodi Nipozzano 2000 MormoretoOf the approximately 2,500 acres that...
Indian Tabac 1992 and 1990 vintageIf you enjoy mild- or medium-bodied cigars, you likely will...
Erudite, urbane, and nattily attired, Avo Uvezian is the consummate cigar smoker. Or more precisely...
“James Bond stopped by the other day,” begins bartender Colin Field. “I asked him if I could please...
The Goldens’ Nantucket lightship will return to the island around the same time as the annual...
Not long after Graycliff Cigar Co. introduced the Crystal in 2000, some smokers complained that it...
Macanudo Vintage 1997Macanudo, the best-selling cigar in the United States, is known for being...
Beaulieu Vineyard 2000 Clone 6 Cabernet SauvignonDespite its otherworldly name, Clone 6 remains one...
For a vintage port, the most rare and coveted of fortified wines, the path to market is fraught...

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