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Book Tour of the Ages: Fernet-Branca

Two words: Novare Serbando.  In Italian this translates to “innovate while persevering tradition.”  It is the motto and the heart of the infamous Fratelli Branca Distillery.  The company, famous for producing Italy’s and arguably the world’s favorite amaro Fernet-Branca, recently celebrated the release of a coffee table book with a …

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The Way of Whisky

It’s time to make way for Dave Broom’s new book, newly minted and available for purchase this October.  The Way of Whisky is a thoughtful and comprehensive exploration of Japanese whisky culture, featuring brilliant photography by Kohei Take. And it was only 17 years in the making! For nearly two …

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Exploring The World of Cognac

Michelle Brachet’s new book, a carefully researched study on the history and culture of cognac called The World of Cognac, is the sine qua non for all cognac lovers. Before its official publication this year, Brachet’s then-manuscript was awarded the ‘Best Wine Book for Professionals’ at the Gourmand World Cookbook …

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Everyman’s Whisky: Aldi

Whoever coined the phrase good things don’t come cheap, clearly never had the opportunity to experience one of Aldi’s—yes, Aldi’s—own label whisky.  Over a century ago, Aldi was first established as a local supermarket in Essen, Germany. When in 1946, brothers Karl and Theo Albrecht developed their mothers store into …

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