Holiday gatherings are a tapestry of flavors and scents, where wines and spirits not only enhance food and conversation, but are an integral part of the festivities.
Ask Robert Mondavi. Ask Joseph Heitz. Ask Michael Grgich. Who is the father of Napa Valley winemaking? The Maestro, of course.
There is a decidedly dickensian feel to the premises of Delamain, the Cognac négociant in Jarnac, France.
After attending the variety of classes offered at the Rome Cavalieri Hilton’s In Vino Veritas wine-tasting program (+39.06.3509.2031, www.cavalie
A number of notable cigars have come from a Bahamas resort that employs one of the world’s most experienced and respected torcedors, and the Graycliff Crystal cigar promises to continue that tradi
After enjoying a wealth of remarkable wines from around the world, the wine trade is about to suffer something of a hangover. This is not to say that the industry lacks exciting wine.
Macanudo Fumoir, a sleek cigar lounge in London’s celebrated Claridge’s hotel, has no signs directing smokers to this enclave, but those who are aware of the retreat know of its fine rewards.
I would travel the world over to buy cigars at my favorite cigar shop, and in fact, I frequently do. The Davidoff on the corner of St.
Grade school librarians may have instructed us to never judge a book by its cover, but when it comes to selecting a sophisticated drink, it’s difficult not to be influenced by the smooth lines and
Most winemakers dislike proclamations such as “vintage of the century,” especially when the vintage is harvested at the beginning of a century.
There was a time when people went to Las Vegas exclusively to gamble and see the shows.
The latest line of humidors from Davidoff of Geneva (212.751.9060, www.davidoff.com) could clash with the more traditional woodwork in your s
Whenever cigar smokers gather, a frequent debate is whether the United States can grow cigar tobacco. End the argument now; the answer is yes.
Doug Mccain’s frustration with his wine cellar’s traditional storage racks threatened to grow as large as his 3,000-bottle collection.
It was without a doubt one of the most unusual and interesting whiskies I had ever sipped.
A Bourbon King
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Macallan’s 18-year-old offerings have long reigned as the monarchs of full-sherried malt whisky.
Whether you are speaking of the Cuban or the Dominican brand, the Cohiba name is revered among most cigar connoisseurs.
Choosing one release as best out of thousands is, in many ways, an absurd task—one that can be rapidly complicated by the judges’ efforts to showcase their own cleverness or powers of discriminati