Holiday shopping season extends well beyond video games, gaudy sweaters and plasma TV sets. Take the spirits industry, for example.
The latest entry in the adult beverage world’s “most expensive product” category comes in the Cognac subdivision.
Cognac Tasting, January 30 at Alliance Française, Washington DC
We may talk of the romanticism of the cocktail hour, the gusto of the beer party, the scintillating conversation sparked by fine wines, but at the end of the day it’s all a business.
Non-carbonated. Resealable bottle. Aged in used sherry or bourbon barrels.
A fleet of bicycles and bunches of sambucas nigra, a dainty white flower that blossoms for only a few days in early spring, seem an unlikely combination to bring something truly new to the adult beverage universe.
LAS VEGAS — As we were assembling for a private dinner over the weekend, I was chatting with Frank Du, a Chinese-American journalist who works for a Chinese-language newspaper in Los Angeles.