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The Rocky Patel Edge Missile Maduro is ideal for those instances when you crave a cigar but lack the time to smoke one.
The early pioneers of Napa Valley were often reluctant refugees or eager visionaries—descriptions that apply equally to Diane and Ron Miller, who, in a later (if perhaps not kinder) century, dec
The Portuguese wine industry has been victim to its fair share of outrageous fortunes—from the declining popularity of Madeira at the turn of the 20th century to the military coup of 1913 that, f
San Franciscans no longer have to forsake fine sushi during their weekend trips to wine country.
For Alexandra Marnier Lapostolle, owner of Casa Lapostolle in Chile’s Colchagua Valley, winemaking is a delicate matter.
At this year’s Taste of Vail (www.tasteofvail.com), a wine and culinary festival set amid the Colorado Rockies, the flav
In celebration of America’s 1976 bicentennial, wine merchant Steven Spurrier matched a group of California wines against the finest châteaux of Bordeaux and the great domaines of Burgundy in a b
Cigar makers regularly create new frontmarks to gain attention, but in the process they sometimes discard excellent blends.
When high-end spirits producers release a limited-edition version of a product packaged in a costly crystal decanter, they often go to great lengths to explain how the spirit it contains (usual
Lined up along one wall of the Glenmorangie warehouse in the Scottish Highland town of Tain, Ross-shire, are a number of barrels with heads (the whisky-making parlance for lids) that have been pai
Seduction, a Bordeaux-style blend from O’Brien Family Vineyard, derives its name from one of the English language’s more treacherous verbs, a word that combines a sense of peril with a powerful
The importance of a cigar’s wrapper is demonstrated by the H. Upmann Signature (www.altadisusa.com).
The story of Tenuta dell’Ornellaia, one of Italy’s most prestigious wine estates, located in the seaside region of Bolgheri, offers more twists, turns, and titles than a page from Giovanni Bocca
During the final year of the 1970s, much occurred that, through the clear lens of hindsight, we are apt to regard with a mix of embarrassment and confusion.
Las Vegas may or may not be an ironically named city, for in Spanish, vegas means “fertile valley.” However, 5 Vegas is without question an appropriately titled cigar brand, as the toba
The Naples Winter Wine Festival (www.napleswinefestival.com), a three-day auction held this month in Naples, Fla.
There is nothing quite like the Darioush winery anywhere else in California, except perhaps on the back lot of Paramount Studios, where Cecil B. DeMille once reigned.
Recently, the Cuban cigar maker Perdomo resolved to bring together two favorite male pastimes: golf and a good smoke.
Working his coa—a long-handled knife with a flat, moon-shaped blade—a jimadore hacks swordlike leaves from agave plants, revealing in each a 60-pound heart that resembles a massi