I have been served by the ideal bartender, and she is Denise Nam.
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
The terrace of Relais San Maurizio, where I am the guest of Michele Chiarlo and family, overlooks a mélange of straight lines, curves, sol
Pablo Picasso captured his enormous appetite for life on canvas.
More so than nature or nurture, tequila may be responsible for Bing Crosby’s voice.
Ernest Hemingway, who seems to be immortalized everywhere he set foot, was well-acquainted with rum during his years in Cuba from 1940 to 19
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 peppe
Jade Mountain Syrah Paras Vineyard Mount Veeder 2001
Every mature industry likes to evoke a golden age when its practitioners were at their best.
A black hole.
On June 7, 1976, a Time magazine story announced to the world the shocking results of the now-famous Paris Tasting: Two California wines
As the martini-pounding Nick and Nora Charles in The Thin Man series of the 1930s, William Powell and Myrna Loy glamorized gin as the sophis
The Cary Grant cocktail at New York’s “21” Club is the epitome of charm: four parts suave vodka, one part fino sherry, and a squeeze of lime
Alone in her Manhattan lair, Greta Garbo would enjoy her solitude with a shot or two of bone-dry aquavit.
This is not for everyone, explains winemaker Eric Miller, as he hoists onto a table a bottle of Merican, a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merl
The possibility of a midlife crisis notwithstanding, aging can bring refinement—to us as well as our wines and cigars.
flickering firepots dot the exterior walls of Mandalay Bay’s Rumjungle.