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OLLIE
DOG FOOD
DOGS
PETS
Customizable, Human-Grade Dog Food from Ollie
The dog food industry—almost all $30 billion of it—has been under the ownership of four conglomerates for years. Within, there have been options and advancements aplenty but that doesn't necessarily mean quality has been a centerpiece. In fact...
SHACKLETON
SEPTEMBER SCOTCH
TIM JARVIS
SCOTCH
BLENDED SCOTCH
WHISKY
WHISKEY
HIGHLAND WHISKY
RICHARD PATERSON
WHYTE AND MACKAY
September Scotch: The Antique Blend-Inspired Shackleton Whisky
In 2007, one of the more significant discoveries was made in the world of whisky. While restoring Sir Ernest Shackleton's hut in Antarctica (used during his 1907-09 "Nimrod" Expedition, when he went further than anyone had ever before but was 97.5...
DRAMBUIE
SCOTCH
WHISKY
LIQUEURS
COCKTAILS
MIXED DRINKS
NEW YORK CITY
Four Cocktails Putting Drambuie to Work in Unexpected Ways
With the onset of autumn, a range of flavor profiles and characteristics return to favor. After a recent competition between some of New York City's most expressive bartenders, the sometimes misunderstood Drambuie—a Scotch whisky liqueur from the Isle...
OLD PULTENEY
SCOTCH
SEPTEMBER SCOTCH
SINGLE MALT SCOTCH
SCOTLAND
DRINKS
ALCOHOL
SPIRITS
September Scotch: The Maritime Malt Old Pulteney
Anyone who's taken a sip of Old Pulteney Single Malt Scotch can attest to the fact that it's a memorable one. This includes everything from the gentle hints of salt in the liquid to grasping the peculiar bottle. The Old Pulteney distillery dates back...
COCKTAILS
RECIPES
DRINKS
ALCOHOL
MEZCAL
TEQUILA
BOURBON
BROOKLYN
BARS
COCKTAIL BARS
DIAMOND REEF
ATTABOY
Fresh, Bold End-of-Summer Cocktails from Diamond Reef
A brainchild of the team behind the Lower East Side's acclaimed cocktail bar Attaboy, Diamond Reef opened earlier this year in Brooklyn's Bed-Stuy neighborhood and was the ideal summertime spot. Even though the warmer months are fading from the city...
FARMING
COMMUNITY
FARM TO TABLE
RESTAURANTS
DINING
SUSTAINABILITY
FLORA FARMS
MEXICO
SAN JOS DEL CABO
SIERRA DE LA LAGUNA MOUNTAINS
Serene Accommodations and Fresh Produce at Flora Farms, San José del Cabo
Founded back in 1996, Flora Farms is positively ancient when it comes to the current farm-to-table movement. The working farm—located in the foothills of the Sierra de la Laguna Mountains in San José del Cabo, Mexico—was started in order for Gloria...
THE BALVENIE
SEPTEMBER SCOTCH
SCOTCH
WHISKY
WHISKEY
PEATED SCOTCH
SPEYSIDE
ALCOHOL
DRINKS
September Scotch: The Balvenie Embraces Peat
One of the most popular and critically acclaimed single malt scotch brands (together no small feat in such a highly competitive category), The Balvenie entices and appeases lovers of Speyside whisky. The winning recipe here is a portfolio of complex...
COCKTAILS
THE EDITION
HOTELS
BARS
GUILTY BAR
GUADALAJARA
HENDRICKS GIN
MIXED DRINKS
GIN DRINKS
The London EDITION Takes Over Guadalajara's Guilty Bar
On a mission to share ideas with bartenders globally and promote all four of their bars—The Punch Room, Lobby, Basement and Berners Tavern—the masterful food and beverage team at the London EDITION Hotel ventured through a multi-bar partnership...
JEFFERSONS
BOURBON
WHISKEY
OCEARCH
SHARKS
SHARK PRESERVATION
RESEARCH
SCIENCE
TREY ZOELLER
CHRIS FISCHER
MONTAUK
SHARK WRANGLERS
Aboard the Ocearch with Jefferson's Bourbon
Anchored just off the coast of Montauk's beautiful beaches, the Ocearch swayed on gentle seas as we boarded from a smaller transport boat. The word "Ocearch," which is the result of splicing together ocean and research, represents more than one thing...
BLACKTAIL
COCKTAILS
MIXED DRINKS
PIER A
CUBA
CUBAN COCKTAILS
TALES OF THE COCKTAIL
BARS
DEAD RABBIT
BlackTail's Gangsterismo Era Cocktail Menu
At this year's Tales of the Cocktail—the largest and most prestigious spirits and cocktail trade show in the US—New York City's BlackTail at Pier A took home the award for "Best New American Cocktail Bar." It wasn't much of a surprise as the gentleman...
OXIGEN
WATER
OXYGENATED WATER
FLUIDS
HYDRATION
WORK OUTS
WELLNESS
HEALTH
Oxygenated Water's Benefits
Nobody can deny the value of oxygen, but breathing isn't the only way to get it into our bodies. Drinking oxygenated water offers an easy-to-use way to get a lot of oxygen into your system quickly—great for endurance and recovery. OXiGEN water...
THE MACALLAN
SCOTCH
LIMITED EDITIONS
WHISKY
WHISKEY
STEVEN KLEIN
PHOTOGRAPHERS
FILMS
MASTERS OF PHOTOGRAPHY
Steven Klein's The Macallan Masters of Photography Series
There's a familiar warmth and comfortable sophistication to The Macallan's most popular expressions. From their price to value ratio and consistency to a mastery of wood for those who prefer oak notes over smoke, the 12 Year and 18 Year truly excel...
CHAMPAGNE POMMERY
POMMERY
LOUIS
CHAMPAGNE
SPARKLING WINE
SHORT FILMS
COCKTAILS
LOUIS POMMERY
Champagne Pommery's "Louis Meets Poppy"
Maison Pommery's played an innovative role in the Champagne market since 1874—when Madame Pommery (wife of then deceased founder Louis Pommery) invented Brut Champagne. In more recent years, Pommery's graced guests of the estate with exemplary...
REMY MARTIN
COGNAC
FRANCE
ALCOHOL
SPIRITS
EAU DE VIE
GRAPES
FARMING
WINE
FORTIFIED WINES
Behind the Profile of Rémy Martin Cognac
With cognac consumption on the rise around the world—including key markets like the US and China—an exhausted image of snifters in the hands of grandparents has been shed. Many consumers look to celebrities for recommendations. Some may even look back...
TEQUILA
CLASE AZUL
REPOSADO
ROBB VICES
ROBB REPORT
LIMITED EDITIONS
GIFT BOXES
BOXES
Robb Vices' Clase Azul Tequila
Some days it feels as if we are only at the dawn of tequila's golden age—from a growing global appreciation to avid collectors and an ever-developing roster of super-premium products unlike any other. A new 20th anniversary Clase Azul tequila joins...
HENNESSY
COGNAC
YANN FILLIOUX
MASTER BLENDERS
INTERVIEWS
FRANCE
ALCOHOL
Interview: Hennessy's Former Master Blender Yann Fillioux
by Elva Ramirez In the spirits world, there are master blenders and then there is Yann Fillioux, who has been with cognac powerhouse Hennessy for 50 years. On his first day of work (3 October 1966) he was just 19 years old. A seventh-generation...
FOURTH OF JULY
JULY FOURTH
COCKTAILS
DRINKS
MIXED DRINKS
SEASONAL DRINKS
DON PAPA RUM
FRUIT
RUM
GIN
BOTANIST GIN
Celebratory, Fresh Fourth of July Cocktails
With such creativity dedicated to the world of cocktail-making, it's become easy to focus on a particular style or type of ingredient. With Fourth of July drinks frequently dominated by novelty items and colorful synthetic materials, we thought we...
BOURBON
KNOB CREEK
FRED KNOE
BOOKER KNOE
JIM BEAM
WHISKEY
SMALL BATCH BOURBON
BARREL STRENGTH
KENTUCKY
Knob Creek 25th Anniversary Bourbon
Swirling in the overwhelming vastness of the whiskey world, Knob Creek's been a liquid of exceptional merit since Booker Noe, sixth-generation family member to be the Master Distiller of Jim Beam, decided to put it out there 25 years ago. Today...
ASLINA WINES
SUO WINES
WINES
SOUTH AFRICAN WINES
NTSIKI BIYELA
WINEMAKERS
STELLEKAYA
WINE FOR THE WORLD
MIKA BULMASH
HELEN KEPLINGER
Ntsiki Biyela Launches Aslina Wines
Remarkable stories seem to follow Ntsiki Biyela, South Africa's first black woman winemaker. Perhaps that's because she's earned them—through hard work, dedication, a preternatural understanding of wines and an impressive four-wine release from her...
COCKTAILS
MIXED DRINKS
ST-GERMAIN
TEQUILA
WHISKY
WHISKEY
RUM
PUBLIC HOTEL
NYC
BROOKLYN
SUMMER COCKTAILS
Six Expectation-Defying Summer Cocktails
Cocktails, much like characters, extend from archetypes. It's variations on the tried and true (and familiar) that primarily populate even the most innovative mixed drinks menus. Only once in a blue moon does a cocktail defy this logic and extend from...
NORDIC FOOD LAB
EATING INSECTS
INSECTS
PHAIDON
BOOKS
COOK BOOKS
SNACKY TUNES
PODCASTS
JOSHUA EVANS
ROBERTO FLORE
MICHAEL BOM FROST
Phaidon's "On Eating Insects" Guide + Matching Snacky Tunes' Playlist
Centuries of civilizations have relied on insects for sustenance or flavor. And yet, the gourmet-driven resurgence of critter consumption is a relatively new Western phenomenon. Phaidon's recently published "On Eating Insects: Essays, Stories and Recipes...
COFFEE
BUSHWICK
NYC
BLUE BOTTLE
BLUE BOTTLE COFFEE
BROOKLYN
BAY AREA
SINGLE ORIGIN COFFEE
BREWING
ROASTING
COFFEE BEANS
Blue Bottle, Bushwick
With 35 locations across California, New York and Tokyo, and with nine more hitting the East Coast this year, some coffee fanatics might wonder if Oakland, CA-based Blue Bottle isn't becoming Starbucks for the hipster generation. As we learned on a...
DELIA CABE
BOOKS
W W NORTON COMPANY
COCKTAILS
DRINKS
LITERARY FIGURES
WRITERS
NEW YORK CITY
THE COUNTRYMAN PRESS
CHUMLEYS
BARS
BAR CULTURE
Delia Cabe's "Storied Bars of New York"
For some, a thrill crawls along the skin and up the spine when sitting down in a bar of historic importance. No regular drink shall be consumed, but one accompanied by the rarefied air shared with those who came before. Writers understand this...
RUM
KO HANA
MANULELE DISTILLERS
HAWAII
ALCOHOL
SPIRITS
SUGARCANE
OAHU
AQUAPONICS
FARMS
Hawaii's Kō Hana Agricole Rum
In the middle of an aquaponics farm on Hawaii's island of Oahu, Manuele Distillers produce a very unique spirit: Kō Hana Agricole Rum. Here, farmers grow 34 different types of heirloom sugarcane plants that were meticulously collected over a three...
SPIRITS
PIERRE FERRAND
COGNAC
FRANCE
PIERRE FERRAND DOUBLE CASK RESERVE
DRINKS
MIXED DRINKS
ALCOHOL
Pierre Ferrand's Exemplary Double Cask Reserve Cognac
Imaginative isn't the first word that comes to mind when sipping most cognac. In fact, it's fairly far afield from the traditional descriptors. And yet Alexandre Gabriel, proprietor of Maison Ferrand, continues to demonstrate a knack for unleashing...
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