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Legendary Rare Whisky Fetches World Record at Auction

BOW64 whisky

A rare 30 year old bottle of second edition Black Bowmore single malt whisky has been bought for a record £11,900 in an online auction held by Perth-based Whisky Auctioneer. (www.whiskyauctioneer.com) Bought by an investor from the USA, the new record for this legendary bottle of rare whisky exceeds the previous mark of £9,500 set in 2017, according to records…

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Badrutt’s Palace Hotel in St. Moritz Partners with Krug Champagne

Badrutts Krug Champagne

As of the 2017/2018 winter season Badrutt’s Palace Hotel in St. Moritz is one of only four Krug Ambassades in Switzerland, serving its guests a large selection of different Cuvées of the prestigious Champagne. New to the hotel’s offering is the ‘Krug Stübli’ in the wine cellar, where an exclusive truffle fondue can be enjoyed with Krug Champagne in a…

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Sam Adams’ Utopias $200 Beer is Aged up to 24 Years

Sam Adams Utopias

Sam Adams pioneered the practice of barrel-aging, now a mainstay for American craft brewers. With Sam Adams’ Utopias, their brewers continually push the brewing and barrel-aging limit with proprietary brewing techniques to create a beer unlike any other in the U.S. Brewing, blending, and aging Utopias is a multi-step, time-intensive and complex process. This beer starts with the world’s finest…

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Faena Hotel Miami Beach Announces Collaboration with LOUIS XIII Cognac

LOUIS XIII Cognac

Faena Hotel Miami Beach announces an exclusive new locker program designed and implemented in collaboration with LOUIS XIII Cognac, the celebrated luxury cognac by Rémy Martin. For the partnership, nine exquisite LOUIS XIII lockers have been installed in La Cava, Faena Hotel Miami Beach’s intimate private dining room, marking the first time the LOUIS XIII locker program has been launched…

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Private Whisky Collections worth £75 Million Identified

Iain McClune whisky auction

Private whisky collections worth an estimated £75million, and with an average value of £50,000, have been identified by new research carried out by Rare Whisky 101 (RW101) in partnership with Whisky Auctioneer. The survey of 1,542 rare whisky connoisseurs, collectors and investors from across the world has revealed some startling new insights into the booming passion pursuit of rare whisky…

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U.S.’s Most Expensive Holiday Toasts of 2017

toasting champagne

With holiday celebrations in full swing, we’ve uncovered the most expensive holiday toasts. Here are the costliest drinks to say “cheers” this season. Highlights include: $1,720 296-Year-Old Madeira Wine $2,790 Ultra-Rare Armagnac $2,250 Bottle of Champagne $1,800 Cristal Bottle Service $500 Scotch Flight $399 Pour of Vintage Brandy $210 Rare Bottle of Sake $1,720 296-Year-Old Madeira Wine Travelers can indulge…

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Wine Enthusiast Names Top 100 Wines of 2017

Wine pouring

Wine Enthusiast’s expert tasting panel has officially released their definitive list of the Top 100 Wines of 2017. The number of wines tasted by the publcation continues to climb each year, topping out at nearly 23,000 wines to consider for this year’s list. The Enthusiast 100 is a best-of-the-best list that illustrates the fantasic variety of wines available to the…

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Taste Hennessy’s Rare Paradis Imperial Cognac at Le Bristol Paris

Hennessy’s Paradis Impérial cognac

Oetker Collection’s Le Bristol Paris has launched an exclusive tasting room for Hennessy’s Paradis Impérial cognac, Precision Gallery. The space is open in the hotel’s Salon Matignon through March 31, by reservation only. The Precision Gallery is an intimate space where guests can taste the rare cognac, by reservation only. The Paradis Impérial cognac was created by seventh generation Master…

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