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Richard Carleton Hacker

Richard Carleton Hacker is an internationally recognized authority on wines, spirits, cigars, and related luxury lifestyles, and is a contributing writer for magazines that include Robb Report, Playboy, Smoke and The Quarterly Review of Wines. He has authored eleven books in the U.S., Great Britain and Germany, is a lifetime member of the Keeper of the Quaich, the Ordre des Coteaux de Champagne, and was knighted in Germany.

Authored Articles
Highland Fling
Published: 11-Sep-2012
A Double Anniversary
Published: 29-May-2012
Seeing Double Black
Published: 28-Nov-2011
Irish Whiskey Regains its Title
Published: 25-May-2011
Successful Saké Secrets Revealed
Published: 27-Jul-2010
by Richard Carleton Hacker One of Japan's oldest alcoholic beverages has just become one of America's hottest new cocktail commodities-and it only took 1,700 years to make it to the back bar. But now ...
HARLEM - The Shot Heard 'Round the World
Published: 8-Apr-2010
The sleek glass exterior of the modern Nolet Spirits USA headquarters in Aliso Viejo, California gives no indication that it represents 319 years of a Dutch family’s distilling history. Nor that, in ...
Reaching New Heights in Las Vegas
Published: 7-Mar-2010
Women set the standard for service at the new CityCenter. Opened less than four months ago, CityCenter rises from the neon-studded necklace of the Las Vegas Strip like a glistening, multi-spired ...
The Tipping Point
Published: 30-Oct-2009
Jameson prepares to turn the scales on the fastest-growing spirits category
Spirits Within the Castle
Published: 29-Sep-2008
Spirits of the Emerald Isle
Published: 20-Feb-2008
photographs by Richard Carleton Hacker