Robb Report Host Guide

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An understanding and appreciation of the art of entertaining is the hallmark of a civilized society, and for the most discriminating individuals, entertaining is as much a statement of personal standards as it is a social obligation. The choice of cuisine, spirits, and wines is a reflection of taste and personality—as well as of the esteem in which guests are held. With that in mind, we offer the following selections, recommendations, and advice for bringing a sense of finesse and fun to the party.

Photo by Mark French
Hanyu Ichiro’s Card Series is a full deck of single malts from a famous but shuttered distillery…
This delectable pinot from Central California has a touch of sweetness and an acidic finish…
The world’s longest-serving malt master has masterfully combined some of the Balvenie’s top stocks…
A blend of 26-year-old Scotch whisky from two bygone distilleries keeps their legacy alive…
Fifth-generation winemaker Joseph Wagner crafts a Burgundian beauty from three California counties…
Fight through the bourbon shortage with these overproof whiskeys…
Even though the spirit contains tequilas up to 49 months old, it is completely translucent…
The whiskey was aged for 17 years in three different environments…
The new Scotch comes from one of Scotland’s oldest and smallest distilleries…
Photo by Thomas M. Barwick INC
“If I pour you a glass of Merlot, I guarantee that before you pick up the glass you’re tasting...