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You Better Bribe Santa for These 10 Hipster Foodie Subscriptions

Dec 17, 2014  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Waiting until December to do your holiday shopping is a bit of a nightmare, and even if you do it all online, there's a good chance the gifts won't make it to you in time to wrap and put under the tree. This is where subscription-style gifts are a no-brainer—and no, we don't mean magazines, Mom. Food and liquor is where it's at. There are tons of super cool companies out there that offer subscriptions services that will deliver items to your door that you otherwise may not experience. There's pretty much something for everyone, even that tough "man's man" in your life. 

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Macallan Partners With Fashion Icon Mario Testino For New $3K Masters of Photography

Dec 15, 2014  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

The Macallan recently revealed that fashion photographer Mario Testino is their fifth Master of Photography (previous incarnations have included Annie Leibovitz and Elliott Erwitt) and this time they did something a little different for their award-winning series. The famed spirits brand chose to bring its foundation stones, The Six Pillars, to life through Testino's vision and distinct style. 

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Nick Offerman Hilariously Schools Us On Fine Scotch Whisky in New Video Series

Dec 10, 2014  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Nick Offerman is pretty synonymous with his Parks and Recreation character Ron Swanson and if it weren't for Offerman's childlike giggle, people would have a hard time knowing where Nick ends and Ron begins. Not only do they both have an impressive mustache that renders men and women speechless, they both can build nearly anything from wood and enjoy a nice glass of fine single malt Scotch. If you've seen Parks and Recreation, you may have noticed that Swanson loves Lagavulin—he even visits the distille... Read More

The $300 Macallan Rare Cask Whisky Is Calling Out to You

Oct 7, 2014  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich  |  1 Comment

The Macallan, known for their luxury range of single malt Scotch whisky, has just announced the addition of the new Rare Cask to their core range of expressions. Offering a "splendidly rich and resonant ruby hue," the whisky sits in handpicked, Spanish oak sherry seasoned casks until it is ready to be bottled in a sturdy glass decanter.

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Check Out the Secret History Behind 13 of Your Favorite Cocktails

May 9, 2014  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

It seems like a new craft cocktail bar opens every weekend, with mixologists scrambling to create the next coolest drink. As much as we love innovation, sometimes you really can't beat the tried and true mixed drinks that have been around forever. Besides, most of the new guys are just modern variations of what our grandparents drank with breakfast.

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Who Won the Top Awards at 14th Annual San Francisco World Spirits Competition?

Apr 3, 2014  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

The 14th annual San Francisco World Spirits Competition took place on March 21-24, and ever since we have been waiting patiently for the results. Hosted at the Hotel Nikko in downtown SF, the event saw 1,474 submissions from 41 states and 64 countries, covering 89 classifications.

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Buffalo Trace Distillery Mourns and Celebrates

Aug 14, 2013  |   Contributor: Noah Joseph

Bourbon aficionados know Buffalo Trace as one of the preeminent distilleries in America. It's the only one in the world, in fact, to have been named Distillery of the Year by Whisky and Malt Advocate and Wine Enthusiast magazines.... Read More

The Flatiron Room Takes an Old-World Approach to Whiskey & Nightlife in NYC

Feb 12, 2013  |   Contributor: Kellie K. Speed

Time travel—admit it, you’d love to try it. Perhaps revisiting a time when a nice night on the town meant dressing up; a time of prohibition era jazz music, sipping fabulous whiskey and relaxing in a club-like atmosphere. Well, you don’t have to time travel but you do have to make it to New York City. An upscale whiskey and spirits parlor called The Flatiron Room is where you... Read More

Drink Whiskey in a Whole New Way | The Johnnie Walker House in Beijing

Jan 11, 2013  |   Contributor: Annalisa Solari

Johnnie Walker, the world’s number one Scotch whiskey, has just opened the Johnnie Walker House in Beijing, China. Yes, you heard right, the world’s largest embassy for some of the best fine spirits just launched in one of the busiest cities in the world, offering a divine dining experience and spirits a-plenty to warm the soul of every adventurous traveler.... Read More

Kilbeggan | Pleasing Irish Whiskey Fans For Over Two Centuries

Nov 2, 2012  |   Contributor: Sara Cardoza

Double-distilled and made from an Irish recipe that has been around for over two centuries, it’s no wonder why Kilbeggan Irish Whiskey received a gold medal this year at the San Francisco World Spirits Competition. The time honored whiskey comes from a brand that can proudly call... Read More

Seven Grand Whiskey Bar To Host Tastings & Live Music

Jul 11, 2012  |   Contributor: Sara Cardoza

Tequila and wine bars step aside. Seven Grand, which recently opened on San Diego’s University Avenue, is clearing a space for whiskey aficionados and music lovers alike. Although the bar also has a draft beer and cocktail menu, Seven Grand’s extensive whiskey collection is the crowning glory of the newly minted establishment. The original can be found... Read More

Next Door Lounge Launches Guided Whiskey and Scotch Tastings

Feb 28, 2012  |   Contributor: Eric Rosen

Forget wine pairings, beer busts and tequila tastings. Hollywood’s hiply nostalgic Next Door Lounge is bringing a splash of class to Highland Avenue with a blockbuster lineup of weekly Wednesday whiskey tastings that debuted last week.... Read More

Original MOONSHINE: White Lightning Bottled

Jan 5, 2011  |   Contributor: Kamran Razavi  |  1 Comment

Fine Spirits: I recently discovered what has since become my new favorite whiskey, while dining at Craft in Los Angeles. I had ordered the "Bees Knees," a drink featuring Original MOONSHINE, simple syrup made with honey and Luxardo Maraschino specially infused with Chamomile tea.... Read More

Macallan to Launch $16,000 Albert Watson Ltd. Edition

Dec 31, 2010  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Fine Spirits: Famed Speyside distillery The Macallan will produce an ultra-exclusive limited edition bottling of precious whisky distilled in 1946 as part of its upcoming Albert Watson collaboration, priced at $16,000 apiece.... Read More

Stills in Style: Scotland’s Not Just Bagpipes

Dec 3, 2010  |   Contributor: Ray Pearson

Luxury Vacations: Reveling in food served at its source is one of the sublime joys of life - trout cooked over a campfire next to a favorite river, a lobster boiled on a fishing pier in Maine, or a tomato sandwich made minutes after picking a perfect beefsteak from the garden. Joys of life! The same is true about enjoying single malt Scotch whisky at its birthplace, a Scottish distillery.... Read More

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