Named for the sugar that rims the glass, the crusta was invented by bartender Joseph Santini, who worked at the New Orleans City Exchange
The father of tiki culture is indisputable: Don the Beachcomber, who served as a bootlegger during Prohibition and opened his famed Polyne
Although punch generally conjures up thoughts of 1950s-style bowls of sherbet and soda, traditional punches are appearing with regularity
When it comes to traditional recipes—those drinks that have been in cocktail books since bartender Jerry Thomas published his Bar-Tender’s
In addition to making generous use of the newly invented drinking straw, the 19th-century cobbler is credited with introducing the modern-
In 1975—the same year his movie The Godfather: Part II won six Oscars at the Academy Awards—Francis Ford Coppola purchased a portion of th
A few months after the terrorist attacks against the United States on September 11, 2001, Linda and Steve Sherwin received a request from
Great wine is the product of the relationship between the vintner and the land; yet it is also sometimes the result of an abiding friendsh
Over a career spanning 58 years, Benjamin Menendez has worked in every major cigar-producing country in the world.
With few exceptions, most smokers are more familiar with the names of their cigars than they are with the names of the cigar makers.
In 1935, Montecristo, one of the world’s most iconic cigar brands, was born in Havana.
For some cigar manufacturers, packaging is everything. For others, it is the quality of the cigar that counts.
In 1989, Nestor Miranda of Miami Cigar & Company launched Don Lino, which became one of the most sought-after brands of the cigar boom
Camacho is known for making full-bodied Honduran cigars.
Just as the original Cuban La Escepción was an offshoot of Havana’s Hoyo de Monterrey cigar, this Honduran version of La Escepción
It is unusual for a new cigar brand to garner praise from virtually every individual who smokes it, but that is what seems to have happene
Prensado is Spanish for "pressed" and a fitting name for this well-constructed Honduran powerhouse, which is Alec Bradley’s second box-pre
Even the late, legendary Jim Beam—founder of the international spirits conglomerate that bears his name—might have been a bit jealous of h
Compared with its more popular, double-distilled younger brother Cognac, Armagnac has always stood timidly in the shadows.
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