Articles in Wine, Spirits & Cigars

The Macallan 55 swirls in a whisky tumbler, carefully, gently. Sunlight pours through the windows...
Veuve Clicquot (www.veuve-clicquot.com) has filled 3,600 jeroboams with its Brut Champagne. Each of...
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Anthony Terlato’s tasseled leather loafers crunch gently on the gravel path overlooking Angels’...
While the house of Taittinger dates to 1734, it did not acquire that name until after the First...
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Furniture designer Arthur Tabrizi knows how to hold his wine; he has been making bespoke wine racks...
The National Prohibition Act of 1919 not only empowered the federal government to prevent the...
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 bottling...
Cigar smokers continue to benefit from manufacturers’ attempts to trump each other’s ultrapremium...
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The GiftA total of 225 vintage American and preembargo Cuban cigars. — Five pints of Prohibition-...
The GiftA unique God of Fire humidor filled with 300 cigars made by Carlos “Carlito” Fuente Jr. — A...
The GiftA three-year lease on the last available wine vault at Adour, Alain Ducasse’s new...
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After Fidel Castro took control of Cuba in 1959, many of the country’s cigar makers decamped for...
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Spirits are called spirits precisely because they capture essences, and in doing so they enable us...
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AUSTRIA Austria has been creating wine since Roman Emperor Probus overturned the ban on growing...
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CALIFORNIA NAPA VALLEY California is arguably the most important wine-producing region in the New...
Call them terroir-ists, the seven Languedoc winemakers who, in June, appeared on French national...
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How does one select the world’s top 100 wine producers? "Obviously, it’s always a matter of...
Grappa is not what it used to be, according to Antonella Nonino. “You would never find grappa in...

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