Articles in Wine, Spirits & Cigars

Bourbon cherries and bitters to enliven the common cocktail…
In my first morning at the Vines Resort and Spa in western Argentina, one of the property’s...
Since producing the world’s first commercially available absinthe in the early 19th century, Pernod...
Although Jim Beam popularized the term small-batch whiskey in the 1990s, the practice of distilling...
The rich amber-brown of the Macallan M single-malt whisky—a special iteration of the Macallan...
Ever wonder what happens to all those used Scotch-whisky barrels once the distilleries are through...
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The Mondavi family’s winemaking legacy began in 1943, when Rosa and Cesare Mondavi purchased the...
Photo by Cordero Studios
When The Dalmore distillery asked Daniel Boulud to create his ideal single-malt Scotch whisky, the...
Photo by Eloypro Photo
Padrón Cigars celebrates its 50th anniversary this year, and it will mark the occasion in the fall...
In 1807, when John Blandy arrived in Madeira, the Portuguese archipelago (though remote from the...
When Heinrich Villiger wanted to mark the 125th anniversary of his Swiss cigar company, Villiger...
Photo by Paul Dimalanta; Glassware: TableArt, www.tableartonline.com
At the Judgment of Paris in 1976, a bottle of Chardonnay from the Napa Valley’s Chateau Montelena...
Photo by Richard Carleton Hacker
One of the most festive sounds in the world is the pop of a Champagne cork. It signals the start of...
Eagle-eyed observers traveling through duty-free shops around the world recently may have noticed...
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For Robert Young, whose family has farmed the same acreage in Sonoma County’s Alexander Valley for...
Photo by Kent Miller Studios
Grey Goose and Baccarat crystal are packing the tools for the perfect martini in a sleek aluminum...
Photo by Jason Tinacci
THE GIFT An unprecedented collection of Screaming Eagle Cabernet Sauvignon from the Napa Valley,...
This year marks the 250th anniversary of the House of Hine (www.hinecognac.com), which dates to...
Photo by Cordero Studios/ corderostudios.com
For Robert Young, whose family has farmed the same acreage in Sonoma County’s Alexander Valley for...
Photo by Cordero Studios/ corderostudios.com
The Mondavi family’s winemaking legacy began in 1943, when Rosa and Cesare Mondavi purchased the...

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