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Geeking out With Bacardi's Brand Master About the New Facundo Rum Collection

Tony Sachs | Posted 09.24.2014 | Taste
Tony Sachs

Bacardi is far and away the most popular brand of rum in the world, and according to the company, it's also the world's most awarded spirit. It also ...

How To Make Peach Upside-Down Cake With Cognac Caramel

Viviane Bauquet Farre | Posted 10.22.2014 | Taste
Viviane Bauquet Farre

A dollop of vanilla Chantilly is the only thing you need to accompany such a gorgeous cake.

How To Make Chocolate Cognac Mousse in Espresso Cups

Viviane Bauquet Farre | Posted 04.08.2014 | Taste
Viviane Bauquet Farre

Every spoonful is as luscious as can be.

Last-Minute (Boozy) Christmas Gifts

Liquor.com | Posted 02.22.2014 | Taste
Liquor.com

We're not going to lie; it's coming down to the wire if you're still searching for Christmas presents.

The Decades-Long Love Affair Between French Cognac Producers And African-American Consumers

Slate | Posted 12.05.2013 | Black Voices

Cognac is almost as much a French cliché as stinky cheese and horizontally striped shirts. French labeling regulations play a role in perpetuating th...

World's Most Expensive Cognac Now at Financial District Wine and Liquor

Regina Varolli | Posted 11.12.2013 | New York
Regina Varolli

The world's most expensive Cognac hit the shelf at Financial District Wine and Liquor in NYC, retailing at a whopping huge price tag of $156,700. Yes, you read that correctly, that's one bottle of Cognac for over $150,000.

Three New & Rare Cognacs That Cost More Than a Trip to Paris

Tony Sachs | Posted 09.18.2013 | Taste
Tony Sachs

Don your bathrobe and pretend it's a silk smoking jacket as you get a taste for three of the priciest brandies out there.

5 Modern Juleps for Derby Day

Imbibe | Posted 05.02.2013 | Taste
Imbibe

It's off to the races come Kentucky Derby day on Saturday, and for us, that means one thing: Mint Juleps! Here are five modern-day variations.

4 Cocktails for Tax Day

Imbibe | Posted 04.15.2013 | Taste
Imbibe

Today is Tax Day, and we think that calls for a drink.

A $25,000 Rum?

Tony Sachs | Posted 06.04.2013 | Taste
Tony Sachs

What's Scotch got that rum hasn't got? Rum has been an "on the brink" spirit for ages, but its breakthrough may finally be nigh.

7 Natural Solutions For A Good Night's Sleep

Felice Shapiro | Posted 05.21.2013 | Fifty
Felice Shapiro

When we're not talking about getting in shape, sex, our kids, our homes, our skin/hair or our finances and health -- we're probably talking about sleep. One thing we can all agree on is, there's no one solution to ensuring a good night's sleep that works for everyone.

WATCH: The World's (Latest) Most Expensive Cocktail?

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 02.07.2013 | Home

When it comes to excess in the booze world, prices can get up there. Really up there. Take, for instance, a new cocktail invented by Australian barten...

Asia's Super-Rich Demand 2,500 Euro Drink

Reuters | Posted 12.21.2012 | Business

* Chinese demand for deluxe cognac cheers Remy * Taste for limited-edition cognacs leads to waiting list * New varieties...

Rare 223-Year-Old Cognac Sells For $30,185

Posted 09.06.2012 | Home

What's the most you'd ever spend on a bottle of booze? One anonymous collector recently plunked down $30,185 (£19,000) for a rare half-bottle of 1789...

10 Simple Recipes For A Stress-Free Labor Day

Imbibe | Posted 10.30.2012 | Taste
Imbibe

Got big plans for the Labor Day weekend? Whether you're hosting a barbecue or heading over to a friend's, keep your holiday weekend as low-key and stress-free as possible with these 10 quick and easy recipes that'll give you a chance to fully kick back and relax.

The Best Berry Cocktails Of Summer

Imbibe | Posted 09.26.2012 | Taste
Imbibe

There's perhaps no sweeter time than summer, when plump, sun-ripened berries are primed for the plucking, and this year we're giving our cocktails a bright berry boost.

Mint Juleps For Derby Day

Imbibe | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
Imbibe

Saturday is Derby Day, which means it's time to make some Mint Juleps! The pre-Prohibition refresher has long been the official cocktail of the Kentucky Derby.

A Dozen Sipping Rums To Challenge Your Preconceptions

Tony Sachs | Posted 06.27.2012 | Home
Tony Sachs

For far too many imbibers, rum is something that comes in a bottle with a pirate on it, and should be followed by the words "and Coke." It breaks my heart, it really does.

4 Cocktails For Tax Day

Imbibe | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
Imbibe

Tax Day is Tuesday. And whether you're waiting for the very last second to file or you've already parted ways with your hard-earned cash, these four cocktails should help ease the sting.

How To Cocktail Video: The Brandy Alexander

Liquor.com | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
Liquor.com

Let us introduce you to the classic Brandy Alexander. The rich-and-delicious concoction was invented sometime before Prohibition and was based on an earlier gin cocktail, the Alexander.

The World's Most Expensive Wine And Spirits

The Daily Meal | Posted 06.02.2012 | Home
The Daily Meal

To impress the most discerning dinner party guests, a host needs to go all out. And to really knock their socks off, make sure everything is top shel...

Braised Lamb Pappardelle

Marilinda Hodgdon | Posted 05.29.2012 | Home
Marilinda Hodgdon

2012-03-29-Screenshot20120329at9.37.56AM.jpgWe often had lamb for Easter dinner growing up.

Chinese Habit Giving Big Boost To One Industry

Reuters | Posted 03.15.2012 | Business

PARIS, Jan 14 (Reuters) - Global cognac sales reached a record last year, with more than five bottles sold every second, boosted by soaring demand i...

7 Classic Cocktails To Add To Your Bar Repertoire

Imbibe | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
Imbibe

Are you an ace at mixing a Manhattan or a Negroni?Maybe it's time to expand your cocktail game by adding a few new recipes to the mix in 2012.

The Best Spirits Of 2011

Tony Sachs | Posted 03.05.2012 | Home
Tony Sachs

When I first started thinking about writing this year-end wrap-up, I thought that 2011 was a pretty blah year for new spirits.