Holiday Gift Guides 2016: Wine and Booze

A little bit of everything to make an at-home bar truly remarkable

It’s been a good year for wine and spirits. A slew of new or limited edition releases demonstrated the sheer amount of creativity and craftsmanship infusing the industry. It was almost impossible to narrow down a selection of our favorites, but some have been highlighted below and even more live in our Wine and Booze 2016 gift guide, within the BUY section of CH. In …

Original Recipe Pernod Absinthe

The French producer returns to its original 1805 recipe

Starting today, one of the most historic drinks among Europe’s creative community returns to its original 1805 recipe. This formula—which took Pernod Absinthe two years to redevelop—uses their remaining records from the 1800s, when absinthe was sweeping the bohemian social scene. The mix and method brings an authenticity to a drink that’s long been considered controversial; banned in parts of Europe and the US (until …