Articles in Wine, Spirits & Cigars

In 2009, Scotch whisky maker the Macallan launched its Masters of Photography Collection, the...
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After the watershed Paris tasting organized by wine merchant Steven Spurrier in 1976, no...
The first Universal Whisky Experience, a two-day gathering of some of the finest and rare whiskies...
A wine collection always is evolving. What constitutes a collection today may have no bearing on...
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Each year, the family-owned Buffalo Trace Distillery in Franklin County, Kentucky, releases a...
Premium cigar maker Rocky Patel has opened Burn, a cigar bar of unique and innovative style, in...
They say you can’t return to the past, but Dr. Bill Lumsden, head of distilling and whisky creation...
Glenlivet, the number-two leading malt whisky in the world (Glenfiddich is currently number one),...
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Unlike Cognac, which must be made in the Cognac region of France, brandy can be made anywhere....
If Bénédictine monk Dom Bernardo Vincelli were given a birthday cake in honor of the herbal liqueur...
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There’s a certain sophistication inherent in pairing chocolate with vodka martinis. Some...
As the oldest distillers in Holland, the Nolet family began making genever in 1691. But a few...
If nothing else, the individually numbered, thick French glass bottle with the etched “D” and its...
In 1843, Chivas Brothers—a high-end grocer owned by John and James Chivas in Aberdeen, Scotland—was...
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THE GIFTAn unprecedented opportunity to create 200 cases of first-growth-quality Napa Valley wine,...
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To look at the most fabled vineyard in the world, one would never guess that this modest yet...
THE GIFTEight extremely rare single-malt Macallan whiskies barreled during each of the last eight...
Vineyard 29, the St. Helena, California, winery, is bringing the wine-tasting and food-pairing...
The best winemakers invariably say that great wine is grown, not made. Yet with certain vintages,...
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Speak with true cigar makers—people who prepare filler blends and then select binders and wrappers...

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