April 2015

Match your whisky with your favourite Game of Thrones character


As a huge fan of George R.R Martin’s masterwork, desperately waiting for the upcoming season 5 premiere (TOMORROW !) since almost a year now, I thought it could be interesting and funny to try matching some of my favourite GOT characters with whiskies – trying to find the perfect couple on the basis of age, flavours, characteristics, packaging… I finally came up with these 7 …

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Easter Special : where to take a whisky & chocolate pairing tour ?


Matching whisky & chocolate is now quite common amongst worldwide whisky enthusiasts, but still remains a winning combo ! If you’re in Scotland, why not celebrating this Easter weekend with a special whisky and chocolate pairing experience ? Here’s 3 Scottish distilleries offering chocolatey visits : 1. Glengoyne Distillery “A delicious insight into what happens when world class Single Malt Whisky and chocolate collide.Β  Enjoy …

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Whisky tourism : VisitScotland’s new handy guides


Great news for all the whisky tourists around here ! Whether you’re a first time distillery traveller planning a whisky retreat to the birthplace of uisge beatha or a regular dramming wanderer, I’m more than convinced you’ll find those new guides pretty useful to organise your next tour in Scotland ! VisitScotland, the Scottish national tourism board, just released 5 whisky tourism guides, each one …

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My April Whisky Wishlist


Not an April fool today (would be too obvious…) but my monthly spirited wishlist ! It was actually quite hard to come up with this shortlist this month, so many great products that I’m craving to count on my whisky shelves, but my reasonable side fought a bloody battle against its devil consumer counterpart and I finally pulled myself together and managed to stick to …

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