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“There’s never been a better time to be a wine collector,” says John Kapon. He is the CEO of Acker...
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The Amorim family’s fortune had its beginnings among the rambling port lodges that line the...
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The past few years have been a period of milestones for Burgundy’s Maison Louis Jadot. In 2009, the...
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Sake has long been merged with sushi in the minds and mouths of diners. This centuries-old...
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...
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...
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...
Until the last decade or so, most critics focused on Europe and California as the primary sources...
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With the arrival of Prohibition in 1919, Napa Valley’s once-thriving family wineries—most of which...
Although shaking versus stirring is a valid argument when considering the best way to make most...
The Pacific Northwest region of the United States has recently emerged as one of the most prolific...
Among the oldest of pre-Prohibition classics, the Champagne cocktail also represents a nearly...
Yamazaki 1984 WhiskyIn October 2009, to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Yamazaki single-malt...

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