Wine & Spirits

Exclusive: Pour Yourself a $9,000 Whisky

There’s a key to sipping a $9,000 whisky: very slowly.<p>Glenmorangie just released an ultra-exclusive single malt scotch whisky, Pride 1974, as part of their third installment of its special “Pride” series, showcasing the distillery’s rarest creation.<p>“It’s such limited quantities, you are not going …

Scotch Whisky

2016 Bordeaux En Primeur: A Great Harvest Meets Global Politics - Bloomberg

The big wine story next week will take place in Bordeaux, where flags are already flying over turreted stone chateaus to welcome several thousand …

Wine

At 123.8-Proof, Hochstadter's Brilliant New Cask Strength Rye Needs a Bit of Water

The name, Hochstadter Family Reserve 16 Year Straight Rye Whiskey, is a mouthful, and at over 123.8 proof, the label isn’t the only monstrous thing …

Rye Whiskey

Wine-Loving Physicist Solves Bottle Drip Problem

No more whining over spilt wine: A scientist has created a wine bottle lip that doesn't drip.<p>Daniel Perlman — wine lover, inventor and Brandeis …

Wine

It’s Time You Learned The Art Of Making Highballs And Mixed Drinks

This week — in our pursuit to help you master all things drinks — we’re tackling the world of the highball and the mixed drink. This is often where bar menus get a little confusing for the uninitiated (and even shitty bartenders). Drinks are generally broken down into categories. You have your …

Drinking

Vino Nobile: 21st Century Renaissance

Located 40 miles southeast of Siena and 68 miles southeast of Florence, the charming hilltop town of Montepulciano, capped by its ancient fortress, …

Wine

This cloud rains tequila and it's beautiful

Break out the shot glasses. Mexico tourism gets a boost from an inventive cloud that rains drinkable tequila.<p>How do you like to drink tequila? In a shot glass? Mixed in a margarita? How about raining from a cloud?<p>The Tourism Promotion Council of Mexico and US marketing agency Lapiz created a …

Tequila

The wine detective battling counterfeiters

<b>Philip Moulin intently studies the label on a bottle of expensive wine with a magnifying glass.</b><p>He then shines a blue ultraviolet light at the bottle, before picking it up and weighing it in his hands.<p>"Counterfeit bottles can often be much lighter," he says.<p>Mr Moulin is standing at his workbench at …

Wine

8 tips that will change the way you buy wine

We all deserve to drink great wine, but grabbing the first thing that catches our eye on the shelf can often lead to disappointment. If you’re a …

Wine

How Trader Joe's Wine Became Cheaper Than Bottled Water

It might sound insane, but there's a decent bottle of wine out there that costs less than some bottles of water.<p>That's been the gimmick of Charles …

Wine

So You Want to Build a Luxury Vodka?

Premium is more personal and vulnerable than ever. Do you have the guts to do it? Jonas Tahlin shares what it takes behind Absolut's foray with Elyx.<p>I had a great idea for a vodka in business school. Starbucks had just acquired Ethos Water and their model of branding and differentiating a commodity …

Vodka

Why it pays to splash a tenner on a bottle of wine

The former head of Waitrose claims the £10 bottle hits the sweet spot where quality and price meet. Our expert recommends five wines to get before their prices go up<p>Is £10 the perfect price to pay for a bottle of wine? So says Mark Price, former managing director of Waitrose, who says it’s the …

Wine

This cloud rains actual drops of tequila and it’s completely free

<b>Hangovers often feel as though we’ve got a massive cloud of alcohol hovering above us.</b><p>This woman is trying to get a poor, lost teddy bear home to its …

Tequila

Texas wines make impressive showing at the competitive TexSom International Wine Awards | Wine Spirits

Wine experts from around the globe converged on Dallas last month to blind-judge more than 3,500 wines for the TexSom International Wine Awards. The …

Wine

How Michele Ouellet Went from Model to Winemaker

The Napa Valley native shares how growing up in wine country created a path from fashion icon to founder/part-owner of Lorenza Wine Company.<p>Raised in …

Wine

Dreams Really Do Come True: A Cloud That Rains Real Tequila

These are a couple shots and videos of the Tequila Cloud installed in Berlin, Germany by the Mexican Tourism Board to encourage …

Tequila

That 22-Year-Old Scotch You Just Ordered Might Be a Rip-off

Conventional wisdom holds that the older the whiskey, the better it is. And in most cases that is accurate—but not always. Whiskey ages in wooden …

Whiskey

Mexico invents cloud which rains tequila in bid to attract holidaymakers to sun-drenched country

The Mexican tourist board has invented a cloud which rains tequila in a bid to pull in crowds of tourist from Europe.<p>The tequila-loving nation has …

Tequila

Get your ’do and a drink, too

At the heart of the new development in Ivy City is a unique blowout bar, Sip & Dry Bar (2004 Hecht Ave. NE). This blow-dry salon, which opened in the mixed-industrial district off New York Avenue NE in January, has 10 employees, two shampoo stations, five styling chairs — and six seats in the …

Lifestyle

New Portfolio of Wines from South Africa

Target To Have Dedicated Wine & Beer Boutiques<p>Winemaking duo <b>Chris</b> and <b>Andrea Mullineux</b>, together with partner <b>Analjit Singh</b>, announced a new portfolio …

Wine

Champagne producers try to regain fizz as weak pound dents UK sales

As sales slide thanks to Brexit uncertainty and inflation, the French industry is turning to even more exclusive vintages<p>On every table in the modern concrete atrium, corks were popping as representatives of the main producers in the 300-year-old French champagne industry gathered for their annual …

Champagne

Women of the Vine Open European Chapter at Vinitaly

Domaine Ponsot Turns To Tech To Protect Its Famed Burgundies<p><b>Vinitaly International</b> will host Women of the Vine & Spirits, the U.S.-based alliance …

Wine

Alain Dominique Perrin on Where Art and Wine Merge

From luxury accessories to producing one of the world's best Malbecs, Château Lagrézette, we ask this industry titan about the intersection of wine …

Wine

One-on-One with Supermodel Veronica Webb

The runway model, lifestyle and beauty icon sits down to talk wine, fashion and French fries with Wine Enthusiast.<p>Almost immediately after she was …

Wine

The Wine Enthusiast Guide to Fashion & Wine | Wine Enthusiast Magazine

Wine never goes out of fashion, and now fashion influencers are getting into wine.<p>From top designers and globe-trotting models to photographers …

Wine

Designer Maria Cornejo on Fashion & Love of Wine

After being forced from her native home of Chile at age 12, forward-thinking designer Maria Cornejo looks at wines of her past and what the future …

Wine

Photographer Liz Von Hoene Talks Wine and Whimsy

The acclaimed fashion photographer tells us her tips on entertaining at home and how a photo shoot and dinner party have more in common than you'd …

Wine

9 Wine-Inspired Fashion and Beauty Finds

These top shelf products are making a splash in the fashion scene.<p>The aesthetics of wine have entered the fashion and beauty world. Vibrant vineyard …

Wine

Fashion Icon Rebecca Minkoff on Love Beyond Design

Since debuting her first handbag in 2004, Rebecca Minkoff designs have spread to more than 900 stores. She reveals her new wine-fashion project, and …

Wine

Your Illustrated Guide to Pairing Fashion and Wine

Armani, Versace, Wang, Gaultier—we check out eight designers and find the wine that suits their style. Also, which fashion icons have turned to …

Wine