When asked about the origins of the gorgeous, ebony-shaded maduro wrapper on his company’s latest cigar, the marketing director hesitantly
Located on just 16 acres of picturesque vineyards in Tuscany’s coastal region of Bolgheri, Tenuta dell’Ornellaia is renowned for producing
Nothing affects the flavor of a whisky more than the wood in which it is aged.
Cigar-making has changed little in the past 150 years. It remains, for the most part, a conservative industry.
"I am a frustrated hotelier," declares John Jordan, CEO of Jordan Vineyard & Winery, as he pilots our boat toward a small oak-enshrou
In the late 1960s and early 1970s, when Robert Drouhin—then head of Joseph Drouhin, one of Burgundy’s most prestigious domaines—became int
One might be forgiven for reflexively recoiling from any brand of Hawaiian cigar.
The Item. This cocktail shaker dates from the early 1930s and is one of only two known examples of its kind.
Breaking the seal on a bottle of rare, extra-aged, single-malt whisky often summons the ghost of years past.
The word icon is often used but seldom is it meaningful.
Each November, an extraordinary event takes place in the town of Beaune, France.
In the game of high-priced whiskies, as in that of high-stakes poker, four of a kind always beats three.
Rocky Patel’s original Edge cigar series had an appealing simplicity.
During their search for a property in Bordeaux, California vintner Jess Jackson and his business partner, French vigneron Pierre Seillan,
With its resiliency, its ability to bend without breaking, the Ometepe tobacco leaf is analogous to Nicaragua’s cigar industry, which has wit
Nicaragua’s nutrient-rich soil produces tobaccos for some of the world’s most flavorful cigars.
Burgundy’s byzantine labeling conventions have their origins in Napoleonic law, which prohibited primogeniture, requiring instead that sib
Avo Uvezian’s birthday has become a cause for celebration among cigar smokers.
The city of Reims has a heart of stone: its cathedral.