A visit to the stylish armagnac house of Gelas, where they're making single-varietal bottlings and even barrel-finished armagnac.
Armagnac Delord is located at the edge of the town of Lannepax in the Bas Armagnac region. It is one of just three armagnac houses that uses pot stills along with the typical armagnac continuous stills.
September 2012: On a visit to the Olmeca Altos tequila distillery, we spent part of a day riding ATVs into the agave fields. So much fun. Read more here.
A visit to armagnac house Domaine Boingneres with a nighttime dinner next to the still and a visit to the warehouse to drink from the barrels.
The Hakushu distillery in Japan uses several different shapes of stills to produce a variety of whisky flavor profiles. Read more here.
In my latest post for Details.com I have a story about how music festivals like Coachella are embracing craft cocktails.