A Song Of Ice & Water

Who are we to say that the ONLY way a gentleman should enjoy the golden nectar that is whisky, is to have it neat? Sure, as a purist, I would espouse that you should enjoy a single malt just as you would if you were sitting in a cold mire in the old country. But saying that would ignore the fact that there are a LOT of different kinds of whisky, and there is no one definitive way of drinking it.

A Long Awaited Pilgrimage

To the devout believer, few things in life pose greater meaning than “the pilgrimage”. As a self proclaimed connoisseur of all things malt, I had my chance at enlightenment last year at the Dewer’s Aberfeldy Distillery. A small insight to my experience.

The Day That Changed Wine Forever

When and why did people everywhere suddenly start appreciating the underdogs of wine, all over the world?
Possibly one of the most fascinating, mind-boggling stories to come out of wine.

Wine Tasting – Not as Hard as it Looks

Have you ever looked at wine, and the strange ways in which people describe it? If you ever thought it was beyond you, think again. It’s actually pretty easy.

Blue Wine – It’s Here, and It’s Good

There has been a lot of buzz about this stuff, and I finally managed to get a bottle for myself. How does it taste? What foods does it pair with? Read on to find out.