Video: How to Make a Porchetta Old Fashioned

The Old Fashioned is the official cocktail of the city of Louisville, Kentucky, as the drink was invented there, at the Pendennis Club, in the 1890s. The original called for whiskey, Angostura Bitters, a sugar cube, and water. I think you’ll agree that . . .

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Video: How to Make a When Pigs Fly Cocktail

Discovering a new twist on a classic cocktail is always a treat. Our in-house mixologist and senior designer, Jim Kershaw, shares a Vermont-themed version of a Whiskey Sour that showcases WhistlePig rye whiskey and pure maple syrup. The rye is . . .

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Photos and Story: Into the Himalaya for Fly Fishing and More

One of my great joys in fly fishing is not really catching the fish (okay, that’s always a pleasure), but savoring the places the sport takes me. This spring, I had one such very special experience: I was fortunate to be able to visit Bhutan, a mountain nation . . .

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Meet the Winner of the Restored Land Rover Defender!

Last September, we launched our latest Drive Off in the Defender sweepstakes. The Grand Prize was a 1995 Land Rover Defender 90, carefully restored to its original glory and finished with one-of-a-kind Barbour interior detailing. . .

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How to Pack for Warm-Weather Travel

How to pack for warm weather travel.

Travel days can be fraught with peril, but packing for a warm- or hot-weather vacation need not be. A smidgen of planning before you hit the road will help pave the way for an adventure bereft of disasters. Use our simple packing guide to help you choose the right warm-weather travel clothing for your destination; once there your only worry should be which cool cocktail to enjoy before dinner. Follow Three Basic Rules When Packing for Warm-Weather Travel

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Are Ticks Active in Winter?


An adult eastern deer tick, one of the prime vectors of Lyme disease.
Photos courtesy the United States Department of Agriculture, via Wikipedia

Yes—ticks are active in winter, but their abundance and exploits are tied closely to the temperature. When it’s around the freezing mark, you won’t likely run across ticks when you go hunting or hiking with your dog. But when temps rise just above . . .

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Meet the Winner of the Barbour Land Rover Defender

Last year, Orvis teamed up with Barbour to give away a customized Land Rover Defender. On the two-season U.S. tour, the general public was invited to the local Orvis store to enter to win a fully restored, customized Land Rover Defender and other prizes. . . .

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