whisky event

10 rules to make the most out of a whisky festival

2017-09-07

While I’m preparing myself for the whisky festival season (Whisky Live Paris, The Whisky Show…), I thought I could share a few tips for you if you’ve never attended any of those great malted reunions! [GIVEAWAY INCLUDED – SCROLL DOWN!] 1 –> Choose the right day to come: Saturday will be packed but sometimes it’s what it takes to have access to some specific bottlings …

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Jura announces Tastival 2017 program

2017-04-27

Tickets are now on sale for Jura Tastival 2017 – which returns for a one-day single malt spectacular on Thursday 1st June, offering new ways to enjoy whisky, through a busy programme of one-of-a-kind taste experiences. The event will run as part of the annual Feis Ile Festival, which attracts whisky fans from all over the world to distillery open days on Islay and neighbouring …

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Don’t Freak Out, You Can Still Attend Spirit of Speyside

2017-04-11

Ever fancied learning how to create your own signature whisky cocktails? How about experiencing a traditional Scottish ceilidh with a dram in hand? Or perhaps you want to learn to blend whisky like a pro? Whatever whisky-themed activity tickles your tastebuds, you can do it all – and a whole lot more – at the world-renowned Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival when it kicks off …

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In Pictures: La Maison by LMDW

2017-04-11

So you’re probably already familiar with LMDW‘s Whisky Live Paris, every year in September. But did you know that apart from this huge malted festival, the famous French spirits distributor was also organising a smaller event in Spring (only reserved to professionals though)? This year, it was called “La Maison by LMDW” and happened to be in Toulouse – such a great surprise to see …

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3 Whisky Geek Tricks You Need To Know

2017-04-10

I tend to receive more and more messages on a daily basis asking me all sort of whisky-related questions. I therefore realised quite a lot of you were interested in learning some “insider” whisky geek tricks, so here are 3 of them! Parafilm FTW – You’ve recently bought this highly-collectible/crazy expensive bottle at auctions and you want to keep it for a special occasion? Don’t …

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The Whisky Shop to celebrate Women in Whisky

2016-02-06

The Whisky Shop Piccadilly invites you to a tasting event celebrating women’s contribution and involvement in the Scotch whisky industry, on Tuesday 16th February at 7.15pm. Led by the incredible women who work in the Whisky Shop Piccadilly, Lucy and Charlotte will be exploring whiskies which have been founded, created and revered by women. Over the years women have influenced and shaped the whisky industry …

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French entrepreneurs to tackle whisky stereotypes

2015-03-22

I was once again indulging in my usual digital hike when I had the pleasure to come across Private Whisky Society, a French whisky tasting company that directly comes to you, so that you don’t even have to move from the comfort of your home. A rather simple concept runned by two friendly entrepreneurs, Guillaume and Alexis, who seem to really enjoy sharing their knowledge …

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