Hou Hou Shu Sparkling Sake

For an unconventional New Year's toast, we can't think of a better option than Marumoto Brewery's Hou Hou Shu, a sparkling unfiltered Junmaishu sake. Tim and I first sampled it when we visited NYC's tofu restaurant Kyotofu and loved the light, slightly sweet flavor and gentle, natural carbonation which makes for a drinking experience very similar to champagne. At only 6% alcohol, the fruity taste …

Rémy Martin Louis XIII Collaborations

The process of making cognac is a combination of art, science, experience, devotion and genius. In keeping with the passion and vision that goes behind each bottle, cognac connoisseur Rémy Martin has teamed up with visionary artists from the world of art, design, photography and architecture on various projects. An ideal match for the luxury brand, Rémy Martin asked French industrial designer Christophe Pillet to …

Modmix Organic Cocktail Mixers

For those who like to whip up a cocktail — but don't have the space for all of the ingredients and accoutrement required for a wasabi Bloody Mary on the fly — there are more and more respectable mixers on the market. A new addition taking it an organic step further is Modmix, a three-woman partnership in West Hollywood that recently unveiled an organic line …