Lone Wolf Lobo Fuerte
Vargellas Vinha Velha’s 80-year-old vines produce grapes so intense with tannins and flavors of black cherry, rich plum, licorice, and peppery black currant that their output is normally reserve
Every mature industry likes to evoke a golden age when its practitioners were at their best. Carmakers are shameless in their references to the 1950s.
I have been served by the ideal bartender, and she is Denise Nam. She is young, lovely, and holds court at Felix, the sleek Philippe Starck–designed aerie atop Hong Kong’s Peninsula hotel.
Ernest Hemingway, who seems to be immortalized everywhere he set foot, was well-acquainted with rum during his years in Cuba from 1940 to 1960.
More so than nature or nurture, tequila may be responsible for Bing Crosby’s voice.
Concern for the fate of the martini in the hands of the unsophisticated masses is understandable, but bear in mind that the gin-and-vermouth classic has proven nothing if not resilient.
The terrace of Relais San Maurizio, where I am the guest of Michele Chiarlo and family, overlooks a mélange of straight lines, curves, solids, and vaporous outlines that rises and dips toward the
Thanks to the creation of the wine cocktail, oenophiles are not ostracized from the world of mixology.
Born in Dublin, James Joyce naturally gravitated toward hometown whiskey brand Jameson and immortalized its creator, John Jameson, in Finnegans Wake.
“Never follow good whiskey with water, unless you’re out of good whiskey,” Will Rogers once quipped as he sauntered into the Polo Lounge
Pablo Picasso captured his enormous appetite for life on canvas.
Every premier winery has its signature, its hallmark. Silver Oak can point to its iconic water tower, Chateau Montelena to the intricate neo-Gothic facade of its historic winery.
flickering firepots dot the exterior walls of Mandalay Bay’s Rumjungle.
The possibility of a midlife crisis notwithstanding, aging can bring refinement—to us as well as our wines and cigars.
Lane Tanner Pinot NoirJulia’s Vineyard 2001
Barley wine, an English-style brew, has more in common with lager than Cabernet, although its association with wine does not end with the name.
This is not for everyone, explains winemaker Eric Miller, as he hoists onto a table a bottle of Merican, a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, and Petite Verdot from his new Por