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The past few years have been a period of milestones for Burgundy’s Maison Louis Jadot. In 2009, the...
For years, the oldest official tequila classification was añejo, which defined tequila that had...
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Back in 1998, The Dalmore became the first distillery to create a single-malt scotch specifically...
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The Heidsieck name has been intimately associated with Champagne since 1785, when Florens-Louis...
Mahesh Patel is a man on a mission. He began by savoring and collecting the world’s rarest single-...
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Few properties in California’s Napa Valley boast as impressive a succession of winemaking alumni as...
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The Collins is another classic with a somewhat confusing past. The original cocktail was named for...
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...
At present, the iberian Peninsula is producing arguably the best wines in Europe. The wine...
Compass Box Hedonism Vatted Grain WhiskyMost Scotch whisky blends combine single malts with grain...
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...
Anyone who has examined a pre-1930s cocktail book has most likely noticed that many of the recipes...
Oxley Classic English Dry GinThis is a very small-batch gin, with just 120 liters produced per...
Although the wines of Champagne are all too easy to sip, they are actually quite difficult to make...
Long before spirits and bitters were the norm in cocktails, mulled wine and port sangarees were...
Crème Yvette Liqueur This spirit, originally produced in the United States in the late 1800s, has...
Its traditions are ancient, but the modern nation of Italy is a relatively recent invention. Just...
Genuine collectors thrive on an invigorating blend of passion and discipline. Their collections are...

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