Sông Cái’s Lush Gins Embody Vietnam’s Diverse Terroir

The first-ever gin from Vietnam celebrates the overlooked and authentic spirit of the country

Founded by Daniel Nguyen, Sông Cái is the first gin to be made in Vietnam—an accomplishment that seems surprising given that the country’s rich forests abound with flavorful botanicals ripe for spirit-making. Nevertheless, much of Vietnam’s mountainous landscape is mistakenly associated with rice paddies and deltas rather than vast habitats. To showcase the country’s diverse terroir, Nguyen cultivates Vietnam’s rare heirloom flowers and fruits using …

Stitched Black Cherry Vessel

Beauty lies in the natural irregularity of Magpie & Rye’s oblong vessel made from foraged, hand-turned black cherry wood and stitched with copper wire. Even standing alone, the rustic piece makes a statement.