Extremely Limited Edition Johnnie Walker Master’s Ruby Reserve

Johnnie Walker Masters Ruby Reserve

Johnnie Walker has launched a new Scotch whisky honoring Johnnie Walker Master Blender Jim Beveridge’s 40 years of exceptional craft and dedication to whisky. Johnnie Walker Master’s Ruby Reserve is made from some of the finest Scotch in the Johnnie Walker reserves, with Jim personally selecting eight exceptionally rare whiskies that evoke his earliest whisky-making memories to create a unique…

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King of Kentucky Straight Bourbon Named 2019 ‘American Whiskey of the Year’

King of Kentucky Straight Bourbon

Renowned whiskey critic Fred Minnick just announced King of Kentucky Straight Bourbon as his American Whiskey of the Year. In a blind tasting, streamed on YouTube Live, Minnick selected King of Kentucky over 35 contenders. Brown-Forman, creators of Woodford Reserve and Jack Daniel, make King of Kentucky. The moment Minnick sampled the glass, labeled “Y,” he knew it was either…

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The Hay-Adams Unveils Decadent $400 Hot Chocolate

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The Hay-Adams has unveiled DC’s most decadent hot chocolate, available through the month of December as part of the hotel’s noted Holiday Tea service in The Lafayette restaurant. The Hay-Adams Hot Chocolate is an exquisite and indulgent take on a classic hot chocolate, made with Christopher Elbow’s gourmet cocoa noir dark drinking chocolate, served with a chocolate lattice, homemade marshmallow,…

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Silicon Valley Jeweler to Unveil ‘Le Mathusalem’ LOUIS XIII Cognac

Le Mathusalem

Stephen Silver Fine Jewelry, Silicon Valley’s leading luxury retailers of fine timepieces and extraordinary jewelry, announces a new collaboration with the world’s most iconic spirits brand, LOUIS XIII Cognac. Joined by friends and clients, LOUIS XIII Cognac and Stephen Silver Fine Jewelry will toast at a red-carpet event on December 4 at Rosewood Sand Hill, where they will formally unveil…

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Head Sommelier at Beau-Rivage Palace Named ‘Sommelier of the Year’

Beau-Rivage Palace

Gault & Millau Switzerland, the Swiss wing of the famous French gastronomic guide, has awarded Edmond Gasser – the Head Sommelier at the Anne-Sophie Pic restaurant at Lausanne’s Beau-Rivage Palace (which itself has two Michelin stars and an 18/20 rating by Gault & Millau) – the title of “Sommelier of the Year” for 2020. The announcement was made at the ceremony for…

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Holiday Gifts from Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Whiskey

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Jack Daniel’s offers gifts for every budget and personality, perfect for loved ones, business partners, party hosts and more. Here are some Jack Daniel’s best-selling gift products: Personal Collection: This once-in-a-lifetime experience allows guests to travel to Lynchburg, Tennessee, to visit the Jack Daniel’s Distillery and select their own personal barrel of whiskey to be bottled and savored for years…

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Japanese Whisky Shaking Up Luxury Investments

Japanese whisky

Whisky is one of the most desirable alternative investable products in the world. Its prestigious reputation and diverse range of products give investors a wealth of opportunities to make great returns on a quality bottle. Scotch dominates the international market, with brands like The Macallan, Bowmore and Springbank commanding the largest value market shares. In the last few years, however,…

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Glenfiddich Creates 200 Bottles of Super Rare Whisky, £1,600

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The World’s Most Awarded Single Malt Scotch Whisky, Glenfiddich, celebrates the golden anniversary of its Distillery Visitor Centre with the release of 200 Limited Edition commemorative bottles – ‘Rare Collection Cask No. 20050’. The Visitor Centre was the first of its kind for the Scotch whisky industry and helped to kick start the boom in whisky tourism. “The Valley of…

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Napa Valley’s First Wine History Museum and Tasting Salon: 1881 Napa

napa wine museum

1881 Napa, Napa Valley’s first wine history museum and tasting salon, is now open. Jean-Charles Boisset, proprietor of Boisset Collection, has created an homage to Napa Valley, with a tasting room that showcases wines from Napa Valley’s distinct sub-appellations, a museum where guests can explore Napa’s rich wine history, an extensive collection of historic wine relics from Europe and the…

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Bobby Flay’s Kentucky Derby Cocktail Rivals the Traditional Mint Julep

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A longtime horseracing fan and a frequent fixture at high-profile industry events such as the Kentucky Derby, Bobby Flay hosts the annual Sentient Jet’s Derby Day Breakfast, the most luxurious way to kick off the races. Each year, he curates a special menu for the event that boasts the finest Kentucky-inspired fare, but it is his Blood Orange Mimosa cocktail…

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