ESSENTIALS: Blended Scotch

The “go-go” 80s was a critical era in the history of spirits in the U.S., especially scotch. Newly minted Wall-Streeters, …

ESSENTIALS: Champagne!

“I drink it when I’m happy and when I’m sad. Sometimes I drink it when I’m alone. When I have …

ESSENTIALS: Pinot Noir

PINOT WEEK “There’s a magic in Pinot Noir; it’s a lifelong pursuit. While Cabernet is in front of grand homes, …

ESSENTIALS: Rosé!

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

ESSENTIALS: The Highball

Ever since folks have been mixing two parts this with one part that, catchy names—Corpse Reviver, Between the Sheets—have played …

ESSENTIALS: Rum

Rum deserves a break. Sure, its ubiquity spawned the nickname “demon rum” as a stand-in for the societal ills that …

ESSENTIALS: Sauvignon Blanc

Sauvignon blanc is best known for yielding light, dry white wines with loads of fruit on the nose and bracing …