Articles in Wine, Spirits & Cigars

Abe Rosenberg made his fortune in blended Scotch, importing J&B to American shores for the...
MONTECRISTO SERIE VII If you enjoy the mild Dominican Montecristo but want a more rugged smoke,...
The distinguishing characteristics of any single malt owe much to its place of origin, for a...
Ever since the first illicit stills began producing whisky in the Grampian Highlands more than 200...
Since before the knights errant set forth in search of the Holy Grail, the juice of Vitis vinifera...
“There are 374 steps involved in making a humidor,” says John Harding, proprietor and managing...
In the course of a recent conversation, one Napa winery owner confessed to me with some relief that...
Chateau Montelena, Montelena Estate 1999 The output of Bo Barrett’s century-old winery is built...
The legend of Camelot lives on with the Dark Knight, the latest—and strongest—addition to Villazon...
Pipe making is not an industry that encourages change. From about A.D. 100, when a Mayan priest...
Cardinale Napa-Sonoma Red 1999 As perhaps the most important Cabernet designation in Napa,...
For generations, the Carpathian Basin of central Europe has been famous among armchair adventurers...
Admirers of Pinot Noir find few similarities between the red wines of Burgundy and the Pinots of...
Despite an influx of increasingly lovely Pinot Noirs, Sauvignon Blanc is still New Zealand’s...
The origins of California’s most characteristic wine were unknown until recently, when researchers...
Paso Robles, which lies inland from San Simeon along California’s Central Coast, is without doubt...
From his birthplace in Austria’s Burgenland region, not far from the Hungarian border, Alois...
Although Rudd Estate is a relative newcomer, the winery’s Rudd Estate 1999 Chardonnay Russian...
Great painters have their signature styles—a certain flair for lines, a subtlety of color, of...
When we think of white wine, Chardonnay generally leaps to mind. Even so, some of the very best...

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