June 2016

French Whisky Black Mountain to experience sea maturation

2016-06-02

French whisky Black Mountain to partner with sail transport company TOWT  (TransOceanic Wind Transport) for a one-of-a-kind sea maturation experience. Departing from the banks of Bordeaux right a month ago (May 2) on board of an old tuna seiner called « La Nébuleuse » and sailing from Northern Brittany to Bordeaux, the Black Mountain N°2 cask will then be transshipped in Dourdenez on the magnificient « Grayhound …

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In pictures: Grant’s Blending Lab during Spirit of Speyside

2016-06-02

I know it’s a bit late (but hey, it’s never too late when we’re talking whisky right?) but here’s a pic-summary of the Grant’s blending lab session I enjoyed during this year Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival – hosted by Grant’s global brand ambassador at the Glenfiddich Distillery: a wonderful setting, some wonderful people and… A not-that-wonderful blend created (my bad, still don’t master the …

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My June Whisky Wishlist

2016-06-01

Time is seriously flying… I can’t believe we’re almost approaching Summer and I haven’t had time to start watching Outlander new season yet (I feel like I’m talking way too much about TV shows around here lately… )! So, beside trying to get all my work done in due time (and comparing 154878 types of blenders on Amazon so that I’ll have my smoothie breakfasts …

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