Articles in Wine, Spirits & Cigars

Wine is perhaps the most ephemeral of all collectibles. A Monet can hang on a living room wall...
Long after the age of Al Capone and the speakeasy, when well-heeled imbibers would pony up for...
Fumar’s collection of rare cigars and spirits includes several historically significant items....
During a recent dinner in Dublin, I was halfway through the polenta with shaved truffles—a...
Abe Rosenberg made his fortune in blended Scotch, importing J&B to American shores for the...
The roads range from tiny, twisting, uneven single-track mountain passes to smooth, deserted...
The distinguishing characteristics of any single malt owe much to its place of origin, for a...
Ever since the first illicit stills began producing whisky in the Grampian Highlands more than 200...
MONTECRISTO SERIE VII If you enjoy the mild Dominican Montecristo but want a more rugged smoke,...
Since before the knights errant set forth in search of the Holy Grail, the juice of Vitis vinifera...
In the course of a recent conversation, one Napa winery owner confessed to me with some relief that...
The legend of Camelot lives on with the Dark Knight, the latest—and strongest—addition to Villazon...
Chateau Montelena, Montelena Estate 1999 The output of Bo Barrett’s century-old winery is built...
“There are 374 steps involved in making a humidor,” says John Harding, proprietor and managing...
For generations, the Carpathian Basin of central Europe has been famous among armchair adventurers...
Cardinale Napa-Sonoma Red 1999 As perhaps the most important Cabernet designation in Napa,...
Pipe making is not an industry that encourages change. From about A.D. 100, when a Mayan priest...
Some legends begin with a grand gesture that, like a wave, washes the subject into history; others...
Although Rudd Estate is a relative newcomer, the winery’s Rudd Estate 1999 Chardonnay Russian...
Rather than controlling disparate vineyard plots, as most Burgundy domaines do, Bonneau du Martray...

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