Articles in Wine, Spirits & Cigars

Burgundy’s rulers were often as treacherous as the region’s erratic weather. In 1440, Louis XI,...
Turning 40 can be a momentous occasion, especially at Glenfiddich, one of the few remaining family-...
Though few acknowledge the fact, California vintners’ reputations tend to rest on their reds, which...
First there were round-bodied parejos, then the taper-tipped figurados and box-pressed cigars. Now...
The British-named port houses we know today have their origins in trade, not just of wine, but of...
Its luxuriously thick bottle from Saverglass in Feuquières, France, and massive, Mayan-inspired...
In 1862, German immigrant Jacob Schram bought a good-sized property outside the town of Calistoga,...
At a major tobacco trade show recently, there was bustling excitement at the booths of Arturo...
Though Piedmont produces several red and white wines, Italy’s premier region has but one superstar...
A decade and a half ago, Santa Barbara County’s wine industry went through a period of adjustment,...
Founded in 1698, Berry Bros. & Rudd is not only Britain’s oldest wine and spirit merchant and...
Family-owned houses in Champagne sadly have become as rare as some of the region’s most exquisite...
Photo courtesy of Bonhams & Butterfields/ W. Hastings
Some of the most desired California wines and more will be on the auction block on June 18 at...
If Penfolds, founded in 1844, embodies Australia’s winemaking past, then Two Hands Wines represents...
Cultivating quality has been a way of life for Jeff Gargiulo. The proprietor of Gargiulo Vineyards...
Don Diego was the first of the non-Havana “Cuban-sounding” cigars created to fill the gap left by...
Two of the oldest and rarest bottles of wine in the world will be sold on June 3 at Alandica...
Back in the 1980s, the late Booker Noe, master distiller emeritus of Jim Beam, created what many...
Washington State’s renowned Quilceda Creek Vintners continues its tradition of turning out world-...
Camacho is known for making strong Honduran cigars and Matt Booth is known for creating unique...

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