ESSENTIALS: Sotol

Sotoleros are the jedi knights of the spirits world: They grow from an ancient and once-vanishing tradition, there aren’t very …

ESSENTIALS: Pairing Wine and Cheese

Last month, the government of France called upon its citizens to eat more cheese. With millions under confinement, French cheesemakers …

Appreciating Calvados

Marcel Proust was a fan. So was the great New Yorker writer, the acidic A. J. Liebling. But those fellows …

ESSENTIALS: Rosé!

Dry rosé: What’s not to love? It’s a light, crisp option with some body and a distinctively fruity nose that …