Wishing everyone a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year with their friends and family during this special time of the year. To celebrate, I have highlighted some examples of Christmas trees from the Drinks
The full book title is Whisky Rising: The Definitive Guide to the Finest Whiskies and Distillers of Japan and this book does not disappoint in the sheer level of detail and insight it provides, it is very
This family owned distillery based in Lahti is the largest distillery in Finland, producing over 100,000 litres of new spirit every year. Although it has been in place since 2002, I first came across it
Anyone that knows me will be fully aware that I am fanatical about Grêmio Foot-Ball Porto Alegrense! After winning the Copa Libertadores (the Champions League for South American clubs) for the third time in our
I have contributed to the December 2017 issue of Duty Free News International (DFNI) magazine on the topic of craft spirits. The full version is available here on this blog.
The “noble experiment” of national prohibition of alcohol was repealed on this date, 84 years ago. This was a constitutional ban on the production, importation, transportation, and sale of alcoholic beverages which run from 1920 to 1933.
To celebrate the release of the 13th edition of the Malt Whisky Yearbook 2018, we caught up with its creator, owner and editor, Ingvar Ronde. The book is packed with new and updated information on
From probably the most famous fictional scotch whisky brand, Glencallan, to others such as Glengoolie scotch whisky from the FX TV series ‘Archer’, these are just some of the many fake brands that have appeared
Back in 2011, the Lonely Planet blog published their proposed Airplane Behaviour Bill of Rights for Passengers – this was my starting point for this blog and the hot topic of air travel etiquette…
This is the annual release from the folks behind the Gin Foundry, led by its Editor and Co-Founder Olivier Ward. It is a comprehensive guide to all things gin, packed with interviews, features and information