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.
The only way to get from Nicaragua’s capital of Managua to the town of Estelí, the production center of the country’s cigar industry, is t
One can say little about Château Cheval Blanc that has not been said already by someone, somewhere, sometime.
By the time I returned from two weeks in Argentina in March of this year, I had become firmly convinced that this country on the east side
The estate that would become Villa Russiz was Italy’s most forward-looking when it was built in 1869 by French count Théodore de La Tour.
For a champagne lover, witnessing the birth of a new tête de cuvée elicits an excitement on par with that which an astronomer exp
The legendary Dom Pérignon thought he was drinking stars when he first tasted sparkling wine, and Champagne lovers have echoed his joy wit
If intelligence is the unique ability to recognize in seeming randomness meaningful patterns not readily apparent to others—relationships,