Articles in Wine, Spirits & Cigars

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Some of the most desired California wines and more will be on the auction block on June 18 at...
 One of the greatest and richest single-malt whiskies in existence was created against one of the...
During the 19th and 20th centuries, France and Germany vied for control of Alsace, until the Treaty...
Generally, we are averse to selecting the same distillery for inclusion in our Best of the Best...
In 1999, epicures Weezie and Launny Steffens succumbed to the disease that strikes so many visitors...
One shape, one size, one cigar—but a different blend each year: That is the philosophy behind the...
Though the Chapoutier family traces its roots in France’s Rhône region back more than 200 years to...
By law, cognac must be made in the Cognac region of France, but brandy can be produced anywhere—...
Kenzo Tsujimoto, the chairman and CEO of video-gaming giant Capcom Inc., decided 20 years ago to...
Though Burgundy’s most fabled producer holds property in seven different grand cru vineyards, the...
In 2005, Tim Perr and Scott Knight—insurance executives from Pacific Palisades, Calif., who share...
"They told me I wouldn’t last 10 years in this business," says Rakesh "Rocky" Patel, the Hollywood...
Don Diego was the first of the non-Havana “Cuban-sounding” cigars created to fill the gap left by...
Back in the 1980s, the late Booker Noe, master distiller emeritus of Jim Beam, created what many...
Two of the oldest and rarest bottles of wine in the world will be sold on June 3 at Alandica...
Washington State’s renowned Quilceda Creek Vintners continues its tradition of turning out world-...
Camacho is known for making strong Honduran cigars and Matt Booth is known for creating unique...
Michael Collins, the Emerald Isle hero who authored the Anglo-Irish Treaty that gave Ireland its...
Since selling their Nicaraguan and Honduran factories to Scandinavian Tobacco a few years ago,...
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Toscana has long been a favorite gathering place for power brokers, epicures, entertainment...

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