Fredric Hamber

Raised in Napa and San Francisco.

I write about offbeat travel, men's lifestyle, and interesting people with idiosyncratic obsessions.

A Gentleman's Guide to San José del Cabo

There’s a time and place for everything, but let’s face it, the only time for Señor Frog’s in Cabo San Lucas is spring break. When you’re ready for a more grown-up Baja experience, instead head twenty miles up the coast to San José del Cabo (a different beach town entirely) with its Spanish Colonial architecture and community of makers and artisans. Here are a few to-do’s: Acre is an expansive garden property with a restaurant and tree-house hotel. They have an on-site mezcal educator, and it’s

Take a Sip of the Sierras with Juniper Grove Atrium Gin

Bently Heritage Estate Distillery in western Nevada has just launched their latest product: Juniper Grove Atrium Gin, and it’s a beaut. It’s botanical-forward with lemon balm and citrus, cardamom and orris root in addition to the juniper, but nicely balanced with nothing overly dominant. “The inspiration of Atrium was when you are walking through the Sierra Mountains after a rain and you smell the earth, the terroir, the vegetation… and put that into a bottle,” proprietor Christopher Bently tel
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