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Jean Charles Boisset, An Interview

Pardon the exhausted cliche, but Jean Charles Boisset is the embodiment of the American dream. Coming into a modest French wine-producing operation at birth, he eventually became the president of one of the most important wine groups in the world; his career has traced the development of wine domestically and …

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Cocktails

Garden Gimlet

Lime can be almost impossible to distill. After all that hard work and time, you can still end up with a spirit that smells and tastes like artificially-flavored candy. Enter the Kaffir lime. It’s an unlikely customer, bumpy and uglier than the limes we’re used to seeing. But they use …

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How Its Made Drink Me Mag
Design

How It’s Made

Posters of whiskey, beer, and wine might conjure up an image of a collegiate dorm room, walls papered with bikini-clad bombshells offering up alcoholic beverages while straddling motorcycles. That was then. This is now: and this phrase actually refers to a series of artistic and educational wall art that would be …

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Champagne’s Little-Known Cousin

I am sure that Champagne is what comes to mind when you think about sparkling wines. Who doesn’t love a fancy bottle of wine that you can pronounce like you speak French? Keeping it romantic, when you think Italian sparkling wine, Prosecco’s your go-to. After all, Prosecco is the number …

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The Grape Gatsby

A New Exclusivity Paves Wine’s Way By Daniel Hoffheins The Napa and Sonoma valleys conjure images of luxury and leisure, a sunny picnic amidst rows of grapevines or a romantic dinner at the French Laundry, but, like all tourist destinations, the average experience tends to be a mixed bag that …

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SPIRIT VICE Drink Me Mag
Gear

Spirit Ice Vice

These days your rocks could be made from ice that was hand cut from a purified block of Icelandic spring runoff or crafted by purified filtration. But in all likelihood the ice you put in your cocktail was an afterthought pulled from the depths of a plastic bucket or freezer …

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NIGHT CAP Cafe Royer Drink Me
Cocktails

The Nightcap: Café Royer

End your evening with this relaxing coffee-and-Cognac concoction from globetrotting cocktail consultants Chad Solomon and Christy Pope of Cuffs & Buttons. It’s even topped with citrus-infused whipped cream! Café Royer by Chad Solomon & Christy Pope 1 1/2 oz Louis Royer “Force 53” VSOP Cognac 1 1/2 oz Brewed espresso, …

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Wally Yacht 73 Drink Me Magazine
Design

73 WALLYPOWER

For those with a sense of adventure, an equally grand sense of style, and an even grander wallet, this is it. Wally Yachts, the maritime design and manufacture company based in glamorous Monte Carlo, Monaco, has designed a luxury yacht to really up the ante, all the world over. This 73-footer is bespoke and …

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