Yes, many bottles of Japanese whisky are too expensive and difficult to find nowadays. But there are some new releases that you can actually find and afford. I wrote about them for Departures – read it here.
Pop star Bruno Mars just launched the newest expression in his SelvaRey Rum lineup, the premium Owner’s Reserve. Read my interview with him for Departures here.
Winter is an excellent time to explore the world of smoky whiskey, from single malt scotch to American single malts to some unusual bourbon and rye. Read my latest for Departures here.
I wrote about some excellent bottles of rum to drink this winter, and all year long, for Departures.
Gin can be used in some really good winter cocktails, as evidenced by these great bartenders from around the country. Read my latest for Departures here.
There’s nothing like making a good cocktail at home, but we don’t all have the time or the materials. Check out these canned cocktails in my latest for Departures.
Nope, you don’t need to spend a ton of money to find a good red wine to drink. Read my roundup of the best under $50 for Departures here.
I wrote about the new Bushmills 28YO Single Malt Cognac Cask Finish for Departures, an exceptional aged Irish whiskey that is worth trying (if you can find and/or afford a bottle). Read all about it here.
I got to chat with Chef Dominique Ansel about working with Glenmorangie on the new whisky, A Tale of Cake, and the similarities between pastry and whisky. Read my Departures story here.