It is a drizzly April morning at Château Margaux, one of the four premiers crus of Médoc, an enclave of largely Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot vineyards that carves a crescent northwest of Bordeaux
Most cigar smokers are highly opinionated about what they smoke. These perceptions are usually shaped by the characteristics of the tobaccos and the countries in which the cigars are rolled.
Like a talented understudy waiting to go onstage, Alec Bradley cigars started out rather clandestinely in 1996.
In the September issue of Robb Report, Roger Morris shares some of his impressions from a barrel tasting of the 2007 vintage in Bordeaux (see “Blanc Check,” page 124).
Not all Irish whiskeys are blends, just as not all single malts come from Scotland.
Although provenance is an important factor in determining the value of any commodity, including vintage wines and spirits, the precise origins of the Cognacs combined in the newly released $3,600
All names have their personal and historical associations, but one would be hard-pressed to find a wine whose label alludes more richly to its place of origin than the TOR 2006 Cabernet Sa
Residing in Cape Town, South Africa’s stylish Victoria & Alfred Waterfront district, the Wine Loft is a stellar feature at the new One&Only resort, where guests come to enjoy not only the
Watching master distiller Jim McEwan in Bruichladdich’s Islay bottling hall is not unlike observing a loving parent prepare to send his children out into the world.
Domaine de la Romanée-Conti’s relatively modest acreage required an immodestly long time to assemble.
The function of the punt—the depression in the bottom of a wine bottle—is a contentious topic.
Although George Calvert Yount obtained his Spanish land grant (the first in Napa Valley) in 1836, the town that bears his name remained little more than an agricultural outpost until
To mark its 40th year, Laurent-Perrier Cuvée Rosé Brut, the renowned rosé Champagne, collaborated with Baccarat to create a decorative dual-purpose crystal ice bucket that also serves as a vase.
Agave aficionados are expanding their horizons, thanks in no small part to three gringos: Master sommelier Richard Betts, contemporary art collector Dennis Scholl, and wine-producer Charles Bieler
Even in changing economic times, Christie’s master of wine, Charles Curtis, contends that fine and rare wines are solid investments.
To give clients easy access to the sale, Christie’s has moved its annual early-summer Fine and Rare Wines auction—this year on June 6—from the company’s Rockefeller Plaza headquarters to the Atwat
Sotheby’s and Aulden Cellars have teamed up to offer an exceptional selection of Burgundy wines for the final sale of the spring season at Sotheby’s New York on June 13.
Distilled in 1972 and bottled last January, the Pierre Ferrand Vintage 1972 Cask Strength Cognac (750 ml, $600) is the latest addition to the distillery’s Collection Privée series, featuring the c
Founded in 1811, Epernay-based Perrier-Jouët has always taken a progressive, forward-thinking approach to the art of winemaking.