The Original X.O.
Created by Maurice Hennessy in 1870 for his circle of friends, X.O. was born at a turning point in history and introduced a new style of cognac: bold, rich complex.
Long Aging for Greater Intensity
The 100 eaux-de […]
We snagged a few cases of the newly arrived Castaño Solanera, which received a stellar score from Robert Parker. Yet it costs only $15.99/bottle! Parker’s review is so gushy that it borders on hyperbole.
Bodegas Castaño is a family owned and run winery […]
Opus One was founded in 1979 by Baron Philippe de Rothschild and Robert Mondavi. Of the great European wine families, the Rothschilds are perhaps the best known. And Baron Philippe de Rothschild is perhaps the best known of this great family. Philippe’s vision changed the world of […]
It’s October, and in beer speak October means Oktoberfest. Oktoberfest as I’m sure most people know is a corner stone of Bavarian beer Culture. The first Oktoberfest was held just outside the Munich city gates on October 12, 1810 on a field that was known then […]