By the time I returned from two weeks in Argentina in March of this year, I had become firmly convinced that this country on the east side of the Andes is currently the best place on the planet fo
The estate that would become Villa Russiz was Italy’s most forward-looking when it was built in 1869 by French count Théodore de La Tour.
For a champagne lover, witnessing the birth of a new tête de cuvée elicits an excitement on par with that which an astronomer experiences upon discovering a new comet.
The legendary Dom Pérignon thought he was drinking stars when he first tasted sparkling wine, and Champagne lovers have echoed his joy with each new release of Moët & Chandon’s prestige cuvée.
If intelligence is the unique ability to recognize in seeming randomness meaningful patterns not readily apparent to others—relationships, connections between objects and ideas—then Bill Harlan is
Art, as much as agriculture, furnished the inspiration for Amuse Bouche, a Pomerol-style wine from Napa Valley produced by legendary winemaker Heidi Barrett, formerly of Screaming Eagle.
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Fine winemaking in Washington State began in earnest with Chateau Ste. Michelle, which owns the oldest vineyards in the Columbia Valley, now a significant wine destination.
The protestant Delamain family fled the Huguenot persecution in 17th-century France and began an illustrious career of public service in the British Isles, chiefly in Ireland, under the protection
Absolut vodka has become a modern classic, thanks not only to its famous and relentlessly inventive ad campaign but also to its smooth, clean, all-natural flavors.
If young spirits entrepreneur John Cooper has his finger on the pulse of the liqueur category, it’s because he has it in his genes.
Although zino cigars are typically made in Honduras, the Platinum Scepter Series is handcrafted by Davidoff master blender Hendrik Kelner in his Tabadom factory in the Dominican Republic.
Vincent Girardin’s $2.8 million, 67,000-square-foot winemaking facility in Meursault, completed just six years ago, is one of the most contemporary in Burgundy.
Though the winemaking traditions of the Italian peninsula are almost immeasurably old, the push among vintners to produce wines of a level of quality to compete with the finest wines grown elsewhe
Although history’s most storied smoker has a cigar shape named after him, his grandson, Winston S. Churchill, felt the great man deserved something better.
Life’s finer things sometimes have dubious origins.
During the week beginning July 20, as many as 12 wine lovers will have a chance to sample each of Burgundy’s 33 grand cru varietals as they cruise along the canals of the region, from Mâcon to Dij
Too many chefs usually spoil the pot, but this was not the case during the blending of the Jameson Rarest Vintage Reserve.
Elite winemakers cannot afford to let their knowledge stop at the cellar door.