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CAMERON HUGHES LOT 555

There were a number of candidates for Cameron Hughes’ biggest release of the year. Ultimately, the deserving winner – a producer of the highest Napa Valley pedigree, was Lot 555 Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon ($29).  Fruit from this exclusive release hails from a very famous Rutherford producer and one of Napa’s blue chip …

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Marca Negra Mezcal Drink Me Magazine
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MARCA NEGRA MEZCAL

Mezcal is often referred to as the South of the Border cousin to Islay Scotch. While not every bottle merits this comparison, the new line from Mezcal Marca Negra stands out with distinct smokiness and a strong, proud identity of where it was grown. Every bottle of Marca Negra contains information on the …

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Taita by Montes Drink Me Magazine
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MONTES TAITA

Named after a word used in Chile to refer to a wise father or a father figure,  iconic Chilean winemaker Aurelio Montes released the inaugural Montes Taita, a single-vineyard, Cabernet blend that has been six years in the making. The limited production, super icon Taita was created in collaboration with Chilean soil scientist …

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Glenmorangie 1963 Drink Me Magazine
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GLENMORANGIE 1963

There are few things in life that truly get better with age. Single Malt Scotch Whisky is one of them, so when you stumble upon a forgotten stash of Glenmorangie 1963, it’s a bit like discovering liquid gold.  Fifty bottles of the historic whisky, first distilled in 1963 and bottled …

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EMERITUS HALLBERG RANCH PINOT NOIR

Anyone who has ever questioned the reason for Pinot Noir’s popularity probably hasn’t tasted the Emeritus Hallberg Ranch Pinot Noir. This limited production Pinot from a perfectly situated ridge in the heart of the Russian River Valley (aptly called the Gold Ridge), is pure charm. The sleek, sophisticated bottle sets the stage …

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HENDRICK’S QUINETUM

Hendrick’s carries a unique allure among gin drinkers. At once bold, delicate flavors linger as the lasting impression- a yin & yang that mixologists live for. That is, until Hendrick’s Quinetum arrived in the hands of a select few, subtly suggesting a third dimension. One that demands not only balance, …

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THE 86 COMPANY SPIRITS

The rise of cocktail culture has introduced a new breed of tastemaker- the craft mixologist. Part chef and part bartender, his reputation straddles brilliance & BS, depending on what ends up in your glass. Knowing this truth, and recognizing a void in their wells, a group of bartenders created The 86 …

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