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There is an old saying that, if it smells like a Bordeaux and tastes like a Burgundy, it must be a...
Brora 30-Year-Old Rare EditionAlthough the Highland distillery along the Sutherland coast was...
Despite what the modern medical profession knows to be true, many pre-Prohibition cocktails...
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Humorist Fran Lebowitz once amended Eleanor Roosevelt’s much-quoted remark on great minds (the...
While this grouping of regions may be all over the map, the best wines from these areas share...
If ever a drink were ripe for revival, it is the oddly named shrub. As mixologists become...
California’s Central Coast stretches from Ventura to San Simeon, but its three most important wine...
Compass Box Hedonism Vatted Grain WhiskyMost Scotch whisky blends combine single malts with grain...
At present, the iberian Peninsula is producing arguably the best wines in Europe. The wine...
The lemon is an overachiever in the world of cocktails. It—and to a lesser extent its citrus...
Those who like to argue such points could certainly claim with justification that Bordeaux is the...
Oxley Classic English Dry GinThis is a very small-batch gin, with just 120 liters produced per...
Anyone who has examined a pre-1930s cocktail book has most likely noticed that many of the recipes...
Although the wines of Champagne are all too easy to sip, they are actually quite difficult to make...
Crème Yvette Liqueur This spirit, originally produced in the United States in the late 1800s, has...
Long before spirits and bitters were the norm in cocktails, mulled wine and port sangarees were...
Genuine collectors thrive on an invigorating blend of passion and discipline. Their collections are...
Its traditions are ancient, but the modern nation of Italy is a relatively recent invention. Just...
Egg nog’s roots in America go back to colonial days, when it kept pioneers toasty during the frigid...
As the cradle of all New World and American wine, these two regions in the northern half of the...

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