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How to set up the perfect home bar

Issue: January 31, 1995

January 31, 1995 Mixing It Up How to set up the perfect home bar in the 1990s By Mark Vaughan For the post-Prohibition/World War II generation, it was an essential element in upscale urban homes: a well-stocked cabinet, serving cart or even more elaborate affair from which the perfect Martini, Manhattan and Old-Fashioned (with garnish) could be created.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands January 31, 1995.

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