GRAYCLIFF EMERALD, GRAYCLIFF CIGAR CO.
“They always choose the best grapes,” remarks Ivano Reali. “Not the sweetest, not the largest, nor the juiciest—but the best grapes for making wine. They have noses for the Sangiovese.
Ever since the first illicit stills began producing whisky in the Grampian Highlands more than 200 years ago, a cachet has been attached to the name Glenlivet.
Abe Rosenberg made his fortune in blended Scotch, importing J&B to American shores for the better part of the 20th century.
Since before the knights errant set forth in search of the Holy Grail, the juice of Vitis vinifera has furnished the inspiration for many a human quest.
The roads range from tiny, twisting, uneven single-track mountain passes to smooth, deserted highways that sweep through the heather.
The distinguishing characteristics of any single malt owe much to its place of origin, for a primary component of whisky is the water flowing through that land, gathering minerals and other elemen
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Chateau Montelena, Montelena Estate 1999
In the course of a recent conversation, one Napa winery owner confessed to me with some relief that he suffered from “an obsessive-compulsive disease that’s finally under control.” I thought at fi
The legend of Camelot lives on with the Dark Knight, the latest—and strongest—addition to Villazon & Co.’s Excalibur 1066 series.
“There are 374 steps involved in making a humidor,” says John Harding, proprietor and managing director of Manning Humidors in Bagenalstown, Ireland.
Cardinale Napa-Sonoma Red 1999
Pipe making is not an industry that encourages change. From about A.D.
For generations, the Carpathian Basin of central Europe has been famous among armchair adventurers as the lair of werewolves and vampires.
American wine importers John and Harry Mariani created Castello Banfi just a couple of decades ago, yet the vineyard projects the aura of a wine estate that has been in continual operation since t
When the legendary Max Schubert first created the experimental Penfolds Grange Hermitage in the 1950s, he was reviled by both the press and wine industry.
Laphroaig is not a whisky for beginners. It is a malt to be pondered as much as sipped—a unique spirit that demands one’s attention, which it rewards with intense, quirky, idiomatic flavors.
Master blender Jean-Marc Olivier has captured 200 years of history in a bottle. Olivier dipped into the Courvoisier paradis vault to create a fusion of historic vintages spanning generations of tradition at this noted house.