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How English Whisky is Reconquering The World

2016-01-27

Yes, English Whisky is very much a thing. In December 2006, the first spirit flowed at the St George’s Distillery in Norfolk (home of the now famous English Whisky Company) and thus marked the official rebirth of English whisky, leading the way to a new wave of English whisky distillers. Among them : The Cotswolds Distillery near Shipston-On-Stour, The Lakes Distillery up in Cumbria, Adnams …

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Forget Blue Monday with those 3 “Blue” Whiskies

2016-01-18

Don’t let this nasty Blue Monday (and/or your DryJanuary resolutions) put you down this year and cheer the hell up with a dram (or two)!  And as I know this sounds like an appealing perspective (or at least, that’s how I hope it sounds…), I especially selected 3 tasty “blue” whiskies for you to discover or rediscover! See, I could have gone the mainstream and …

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Your 5-Steps guide to starting a whisky blog

2016-01-11

1 –> Make sure you have PLENTY of time to dedicate to your online activity. And here, I’m not talking 3/4 hours over the weekend between walking the dog, taking the children to their grand-parents, a replay of Storage Wars and your weekly “let’s try to make some homemade blueberry muffins” session. Running a blog (well, at least if you want to attract and retain …

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STARWARD Australian whisky: A look at Diageo’s latest investment

2015-12-21

Distill Ventures, which is part of the Diageo group, said it was investing an unspecified sum in Melbourne-based Starward Whisky. This marks the second whisky investment for Distill, which was set up to back early-stage brands and help them grow. (more on bbc.com) “STARWARD began with a simple vision: offer the world a modern whisky unshackled from tradition. This whisky is the culmination of nine years of research …

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