Wine & Spirits

The Bitters Truth

Connoisseurs in pursuit of authentic, pre-Prohibition cocktail culture are rediscovering bitters and, as Mark Ellwood finds, making the old new...

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Label Savvy

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State of Zin

The erstwhile country bumpkin of California reds, Zinfandel has evolved into a wine of unexpected depth and finesse, reports one former skeptic,...

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Rieslings Rising

The versatile white wines of Germany are enjoying a new golden age, but Martin Filler wonders if global warming—and the higher sugar levels...

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La Vita Frescobaldi

For 30 generations, the Frescobaldis of Florence have been making some of the world’s finest wines. Martin Filler reports from Tuscany...

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Gin Makes a Splash. AGAIN!

For decades gin languished while vodka enjoyed unprecedented popularity. Now a new generation of distillers, cocktailmakers, and, yes, imbibers...