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Cocktail Wonk & Luca Gargano

The Gargano Files

In September of 2018, I sat down with Luca Gargano in London immediately prior to the Rum Tasting of the Century, celebrating the launch of…

Clairin Casimir’s U.S. Recall – A Deeper Look

On October 10, 2018, the New York State Liquor Authority caused a stir within the cane spirits community. The subject: A press release regarding Clairin…

Two Centuries in a Bottle: Drinking the Harewood House 1780 Rum

Every camera in the room is trained on a lone man struggling to open a rather plain brown glass bottle, unlabeled except for a paper…

A Very Rummy Tales of the Cocktail 2018

Call me biased, but at my fourth Tales of the Cocktail, the global rum family seemed front and center at the annual cocktail and spirits…