Best of CH 2021: Interviews

10 of the stimulating conversations we've been lucky enough to have this year

There are countless artists, musicians, organizers, scientists, designers and inventive individuals of all disciplines that we admire from afar and, while they say never to meet your heroes, some of the most satisfying and interesting articles we embark on at COOL HUNTING involve conversations with those people. This year, like all those before, we spoke with individuals doing intriguing and valuable things with their talent …

Rosé Wine Pioneer Maison Mirabeau’s Expectation-Defying Pink Riviera Gin

An elegant, herbaceous tipple that's challenging people to think differently about the category

Cocktail connoisseurs and refined spirits drinkers may bristle at the sight of  pink gin, despite its pretty hue. Such coloring often alludes to a syrupy consistency or an overt sweetness, with the latter coming from an infusion of fruits or rhubarb. These “flavored” attributes, however, are antithetical to those of Riviera Gin, an herbaceous pale pink dry gin from the team behind Maison Mirabeau, one of the …

Self-Love Red Wine

Complex, floral and with a littler black pepper and red cherry, Tank Garage’s 2019 Self-Love is a blend of 41% Syrah from Napa Valley’s Carneros AVA, 31% Cinsaut from El Dorado’s Snows Crossing, 22% Grenache from Carneros AVA and 6% Valdiguié from Wilson Farms in Clarksburg. A bold California red, it’s a rich and juicy drink that pairs well with hearty food. Best of all, …