Before austrian architect Oswald Haerdtl (1899–1959) taught at Vienna’s School of Applied Arts, he studied there under Josef Hoffmann (1870–1
The maker of lists must also be a ready apologist.
After Fidel Castro took control of Cuba in 1959, many of the country’s cigar makers decamped for more favorable political climates.
Spirits are called spirits precisely because they capture essences, and in doing so they enable us to gain a greater apprecia
Those who have met Richard Geoffroy know they are unlikely to
meet anyone more passionate about Champagne than he is.
(www.ardbeg.com), the maker of what is considered the smokiest of Islay
The new CAO Gold Maduro cigar
originated as part of CAO’s Concept Series, a group of experimental blends
available only to
According to local folklore, a woman named Old Meg resided at the Strathisla
distillery in Speyside for several decades during the 1
Hidden within Napa’s Howell
Mountain is a $2 million wine cave whose twisting and turning tunnels
follow the shape of Plump
When asked by his patron, Lord Carnarvon, what he saw as he thrust his lantern
for the first time into the tomb of Tutankhamen, arti
Enrique De Colsa, master distiller for Tequila Don Julio, refers to the
company’s 4 million blue agave plants as his niños.
A decade ago, while recuperating from a broken neck that he had suffered a year
earlier in a crash at Michigan International Speedwa
It is an affectation of some gentlemen vintners to refer to themselves as
Every year since 2001, Avo Cigars founder Avo Uvezian has
celebrated his birthday by creating a limited-edition smoke.
It was not quite as dramatic as the flap of an insect’s wings in Brazil setting off a tornado in Texas, but Charles Tobias was involved in h
Burgundy’s sobriquet, the "king of wines," is not entirely figurative: Many of the region’s choicest vineyards belonged to French noblemen
Romanée-Conti: The name rolls off the tongue almost as deliciously as the domaine’s liquid masterpieces roll onto it.
The concept of aging well in Napa Valley applies to more than just the region’s wines.