Wine, Spirits & Cigars

Epicures enticed by tony tipples will not want to miss the Nth 2016 Ultimate Whisky Experience at the Encore at Wynn Las Vegas from March 2 through 5. Presented by Mahesh Patel, founder of Universal...
Originally published in the December issue of Robb Report Collection as “ Rare, Old, and on the Menu ” Bars that specialize in vintage spirits offer a true taste of the past. Many of us discovered...
Originally published in the December issue of Robb Report Collection as “ Willing Spirits ” Thirsty collectors are on the hunt for long-lost libations—to save, sip, and sometimes even mix into a...
Originally published in the December issue of Robb Report Collection as “ No Crumbling, No Grumbling ” If corks aged as well as the wine they protect, Mark Taylor never would have invented the Durand...
Originally published in the December issue of Robb Report Collection as “ Going Native ” When Kelli A. White arrived in Napa Valley in 2010, fresh from a stint at Veritas restaurant in New York City...
Originally published in the December issue of Robb Report Collection as “ $55 a Puff—and No Inhaling ” Aficionados of fine cigars and Cognacs will find the ultimate Colorado high just two hours from...
Whether to simply toast the new year or to wish embarking loved ones un bon voyage , a ready supply of fine Champagne is particularly de rigueur during this busy season; and no bottle of bubbly...
Originally published in the December issue of Robb Report Collection as “ Under the Dome ” Premium cigars deserve a premium humidor, one that is as much an accessory to a home or office as it is a...
The most rewarding journeys are very often the unexpected ones. But no such cheerful sentiments brightened the thoughts of one traveler who crossed the Atlantic from France in 1861. A native of Reims...
No day of the year necessitates a good old-fashioned dose of “hair of the dog” more than January 1. So it is no coincidence that National Bloody Mary Day happens to fall on the first day of every...
Charles Heidsieck—the intrepid founder of Champagne Charles Heidsieck—cultivated the U.S. market for bubbly in the 1800s on four long, revel-filled trips during which he garnered the nickname...
Originally published in the December issue of Robb Report as “ Gift Wrappers (and Fillers and Binders): One Size Fits All ” EPC La Historia Regalias d’Celia In 2009, Ernesto Perez-Carrillo moved on...
New Year’s Eve is just around the corner, and Champagne will touch most of your lips at some point to celebrate the arrival of 2016. Although there are over 10,000 brands of Champagne, the following...
Originally published in the December issue of Robb Report as “ Gift Wrappers (and Fillers and Binders): Muscle Cigars ” Camacho American Barrel-Aged Camacho has put a U.S. spin on the old Cuban cigar...
Robb Report editor in chief Brett Anderson shares his recipe for the perfect holiday eggnog: These measurements are approximate and can be adjusted to individual tastes. 2 cups heavy cream 2 cups...
A limited-edition accessory to meet the needs of customers who want more than a glass of Champagne…
It’s once again the time of year, when we all find ourselves searching frantically for something to give those perennially confounding friends and loved ones who seem to already have everything. This...
Originally published in the December issue of Robb Report as “ Gift Wrappers (and Fillers and Binders): Celebratory Smokes ” Partagás Aniversario To commemorate the 170th anniversary of its Partagás...
Originally published in the December issue of Robb Report as “ The Human Factor ” Relationships define the terroir-rich wines of Donelan Family in California’s Sonoma County. The same asset that...
Originally published in the December issue of Robb Report as “ Gift Wrappers (and Fillers and Binders): Limited Editions ” Quesada Reserva Privada A medium-mild cigar, the Quesada Reserva Privada...
Originally published in the November/December issue of Host’s Guide as “ Dessert Wines ” R.A. Harrison Family Cellars 2009 Nobility While at Beringer Vineyards, Roger Harrison honored the legacy of...
Originally published in the December issue of Robb Report as “ Gift Wrappers (and Fillers and Binders): Into the Light ” Davidoff Winston Churchill Short Series Unlike other Churchill cigars,...
Originally published in the December issue of Robb Report as “ Lost and Profound ” In 2008, three veteran spirits executives teamed up to launch the Last Drop Distillers Limited, an independent...
Originally published in the November/December issue of Host’s Guide as “ Where Are They Now ” A seasoned wine expert pulls out his old notebooks and delves deeply into his vinous past, revisiting old...
Originally published in the December issue of Robb Report as “ Gift Wrappers (and Fillers and Binders): Day into Night ” Avo Syncro Nicaragua Named for the way it synchronizes the divergent flavors...
Originally published in the December issue of Robb Report as “ License to Chill ” In GoldenEye , as James Bond speeds his Aston Martin DB5 along a mountain road, he suddenly screeches to a halt and...
Originally published in the December issue of Robb Report as “ Getting Sirius ” A whiskey connoisseur’s brand bottles rare and novel spirits. In 2011, the whiskey collector Mahesh Patel (see “ Cask...
Originally published in the November/December issue of Host’s Guide as “ Toasting the Season ” Raise your glass to these five spirit-lifting artisanal winter ales. The holidays are indeed a time to...

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