Articles in Wine, Spirits & Cigars

Colum Egan, master distiller for Bushmills Irish Whiskey, remembers the instant he became...
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Maduro tobaccos are considered too thick and too costly to use for anything but wrapper leaf. Thus...
"When I Think of the most memorable times in our lives, it’s always centered on food and wine,"...
Oscar Wilde once declared, "I have but the simplest taste—I am always satisfied with the best."...
The process of distilling Scotch whisky has not changed since the first drops trickled out of a...
Tradition permeates the history of Laphroaig as thoroughly as peat smoke does the distillery’s...
The G in the Saint Louis Rey Serie G Natural line stands for grande, and these Falstaffian cigars...
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Anthony Terlato’s tasseled leather loafers crunch gently on the gravel path overlooking Angels’...
The Joya de Nicaragua Serie C was created to entice smokers who felt overwhelmed by the powerful...
While the house of Taittinger dates to 1734, it did not acquire that name until after the First...
Veuve Clicquot (www.veuve-clicquot.com) has filled 3,600 jeroboams with its Brut Champagne. Each...
The Macallan 55 swirls in a whisky tumbler, carefully, gently. Sunlight pours through the windows...
The National Prohibition Act of 1919 not only empowered the federal government to prevent the...
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Furniture designer Arthur Tabrizi knows how to hold his wine; he has been making bespoke wine...
The Altadis USA Cabinet Seleccións consist of premium, limited-edition versions of the cigar maker...
In this world, there are ideal pragmatists and pragmatic idealists. One might suggest as the...
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Talk to a whisky aficionado, and he or she will most likely enthuse about this single-cask...
Cigar smokers continue to benefit from manufacturers’ attempts to trump each other’s ultrapremium...
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AUSTRALIAMuch is made in the press of the surge of premium wines from Australia, but one wonders...
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Spirits are called spirits precisely because they capture essences, and in doing so they enable us...

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