Baptiste Loiseau was appointed cellar master at the age of 34—making him the youngest-ever—and trained under Pierrette Trichet, the first woman to ever hold the cellar master position at a major cognac house.
It is difficult to believe that Rémy Martin’s Louis XIII cognac could be made more exclusive, but it has been—and Sotheby’s will auction it this fall.
Grey Goose is one of the young success stories in the spirits world. The 19-year-old French vodka draws on generations of tradition and calls a 17th-century château in Cognac home.
Mixed into a traditional Japanese highball, with dense ice, soda water, and a twist of lemon, Toki is an ideal warm-weather refresher.
Set on the Thames’s South Bank on the ground level of London’s Mondrian Hotel, Dandelyan is the second cocktail bar by author and acclaimed bartender Ryan “Mr. Lyan” Chetiyawardana.
The amaretto-like aromas of his grandmother’s cookie jar. An idea about puréed pumpkin. An English rose garden. For Tony Conigliaro, the crowned king of London’s molecular mixology scene, these simple thoughts have spawned ideas for innovative cocktails.
The classification of “extra añejo” tequila added legitimacy to the category of spirits aged for more than three years, and brought ultra-aged tequilas further into the spotlight—but two tequilas, Tears of Llorona No. 3 and Casa Noble Single Barrel, stand out.
Rated number 10 on Canada’s 100 Best Restaurants this year, trendy Bar Isabel serves up quality fare into the early hours of the morning in Toronto.
Internationally celebrated mixologist Lauren Mote shares three recipes for tequila-based cocktails.