Articles in Wine, Spirits & Cigars

A lot of things happened in 1961.  John F. Kennedy was inaugurated as President of the United...
No other domestic producer of fine wines has topped Robb Report’s Best of the Best list more...
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Although the Glenrothes distillery was founded in 1879, up until the early 1990s this...
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Bordeaux is known for its wine, but the wildly successful liqueur Crème Yvette, an almost mystical...
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The 14th running of the Maker’s Mark Mile is just minutes away, and the moment here at Keeneland—...
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With any investment, timing is everything. Well-honed instincts have played a crucial role in the...
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In 1981, Deborah and Justin Baldwin purchased 160 acres in the Adelaide hills west of Paso Robles...
In 1970, the Hibiki 12 Year Old, one of the most elegant blended whiskies in the world, was created...
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With an exceptional aroma, an intense flavor, and a deep, almost purple-black color, vintage ports...
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In addition to making generous use of the newly invented drinking straw, the 19th-century cobbler...
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If a drinker’s only experience with the sour or its close cousin, the fix, were a cocktail made...
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A few months after the terrorist attacks against the United States on September 11, 2001, Linda and...
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Although the daiquiri and the margarita share lime as a main ingredient, their histories are...
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No topic of conversation can turn the mood in a Southern cocktail lounge more quickly than how to...
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Over a career spanning 58 years, Benjamin Menendez has worked in every major cigar-producing...
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From left: A Merdinger Arabesque 18-karat-gold and titanium Champagne flute ($292); a Colle Bibulo...
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The father of tiki culture is indisputable: Don the Beachcomber, who served as a bootlegger during...
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Although the success of a good cocktail can be measured by the carefully blended contents of a...
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When it comes to traditional recipes—those drinks that have been in cocktail books since bartender...
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When Irish explorer Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton set out for the South Pole in 1907 on the Nimrod...

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