Monthly Archives: February 2013

Finally: Carpano Antica Formula in Smaller Bottles

After months of rumors, Carpano has finally released smaller sized bottles of its ambrosial sweet vermouth, Antica Formula. When Antica Formula’s public relations team first told me about this back in October, I was ecstatic. I’ve written about this problem … Continue reading

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Kings County Updates

There’s a great article on Kings County Distilling in the New York Times today with photos of the new custom copper pot stills that just arrived from Scotland. Kings County had been using a handful of tiny stainless steel stills, … Continue reading

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Winter in Tuscany, in a Bottle

For those of us who collect things, there’s often a relentless focus on the new, whether it’s new to the market or new to our own collection. I have a good-sized collection of cologne bottles—modest by the standards of some … Continue reading

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