Bordeaux suffered from a terrible growing season in 2017, resulting in a small – though, in some cases, truly special – collection of wines. Severe frosts stretched over several nights in late April last year, with the worst frost in 26 years decimating vines and drastically redu...
POSTED 27 Aug, 2018 1 Comment
Want to increase your enjoyment of whisky and gin? Try pouring it into a glass that's been specifically designed to concentrate its aroma and flavour. The gold standard is Glencairn's whisky glass, released in 2001 after creator Raymond Davidson famously bemoaned the lack of glassware suitable f...
POSTED 22 Aug, 2018 1 Comment
Rising sales and plenty of love from bartenders and drinkers alike are giving gin a buzzy resurgence. Sales of super-premium gin – bottles typically priced above US$35, were up 12.9 percent in 2017, according to the Distilled Spirits Council. Last year gin sales in the U.K. surpassed &poun...
POSTED 13 Aug, 2018 0 Comments
Whisky from Japan has become one of the rarest, most luxurious categories, and for good reason. As is expected from Japan, endless attention to detail and the pursuit of perfection has led the country's growing legion of distillers to experiment and innovate, and in turn seeing whisky from The L...
POSTED 1 Aug, 2018 4 Comments
In recent years we’ve seen whisky investing branch out into new and exciting categories. There's been a whisky cryptocurrency, auctions held for almost priceless bottlings, and bottle exchanges. Whisky as an investment you can feel, follow, and enjoy is bound to succeed. With too many bott...
POSTED 26 Jul, 2018 3 Comments
Tasmanian distillery Sullivans Cove will be releasing the latest cask in their range of unique and rare malts, designated Special Cask #3. The Special Cask series was first launched in 2017, and is typically reserved for the rarest whiskies that Sullivans Cove offers, including one-of-a-kind rel...
POSTED 19 Jun, 2018 0 Comments
The world has its fair share of landmark wineries, notable not only for the quality of their products but for their spectacular architecture and ‘destination’ status – Marqués de Riscal and The d'Arenburg Cube air just two popular examples. Now the world o...
POSTED 19 Jun, 2018 5 Comments
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