Is Slovakia The Cocktail Capital Of The World?

Our columnist sat down with the so-called roaming cocktail evangelist, Stan Vadrna, to discuss the prominence of Slovak bartenders.


Meet The Scotch Whisky Whisperer: Dr. Rachel Barrie

The master blender was recently given an honorary doctorate and celebrated for her contributions to the Scotch whisky industry.


The Last Drink Of The Night For A Top Sommelier

The beverage director of New York’s Market Table, The Clam, and The Little Owl tackles our speed round of questions.


New York Times Executive Editor Dean Baquet: Yes, We Did Too Many Alan Dershowitz Stories

‘We are trying to increase our coverage of cranky white guys,’ Dean Baquet joked of the NYT’s Alan Dershowitz stories, adding, ‘We should have coordinated better and done fewer.’


A Scotch Holiday You Need To Celebrate This Week

Fans of Robert Burns will be drinking whisky toasts to the national poet of Scotland on his birthday this Thursday.


How Fire Has Shaped California?s Wine Industry

The wildfires in Napa and Sonoma are only the most recent fires to hurt the state?s wineries.

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Why Dan Aykroyd?s Wine Cellar Is Empty

The legendary actor and funny man talks about his signature cocktails, his favorite bars, and why he keeps running out of vino.


How To Drink Like Garbage?s Shirley Manson

Garbage is back on tour, and we got lead singer Shirley Manson to reveal the band?s favorite cocktails.


The Rum-Soaked History of Pirates and Sailors

On July 31, 1970—47 years ago come Monday—Britain’s Royal Navy issued its last daily rum ration.


Vatican Priests and Nuns Are Drowning In Wine

The Vatican has the highest per capita consumption of wine and it has nothing to do with holy mass.

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