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Whisky Live Paris 2019 : Favourites

2019-10-09

It felt like a very long time I hadn’t attended a whisky festival and Whisky Live Paris 2019 last weekend was just the perfect occasion to quench my thirst for new drams ! This year, the festival was held in a brand new location (Grande Halle de la Villette), bigger than ever, which made it very hard (I mean, completely impossible) for me to visit …

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Whisky Live Paris 2017: my favourites

2017-09-28

As promised, let’s have a look back at the delicious drams I had the chance to taste at Whisky Live Paris last weekend – here’s a shortlist of my personal favourites – As usual, I selected whiskies for all types of taste and budget 😀 Compass Box – No Name A new peated Compass Box bottling! “For this, our peatiest Whisky yet, We have decided …

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In Pictures: Whisky Live Paris 2017

2017-09-25

The end of September always means Whisky Live Paris, probably one of the best whisky shows in Europe from what I’ve experienced so far (and I’m not saying this by pure chauvinism… Or am I? ;)). This year, Amongst other yummy discoveries, I felt more than privileged to embark on the Dalmore boat for a 40-minute cruise along the Seine to taste some rather exclusive …

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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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My personal selection from Whisky Live Paris 2016

2016-09-28

Last weekend, Paris hosted its annual whisky celebration on the banks of the Seine and I was more than looking forward to this year’ edition, which was meant to celebrate La Maison Du Whisky’s 60th Anniversary (oh btw, happy birthday guys & keep on the good work!), with a hell loads of promising exclusive expressions to sample… But things don’t always go exactly as planned… …

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My personal selection from this year’ Whisky Live Paris

2015-09-30

COMPASS BOX – THIS IS NOT A LUXURY WHISKY To celebrate its 15th anniversary, Scotland’s leading independent whiskymaker Compass Box is bringing out a new release this fall questioning the very nature of “luxury” spirits… “As whiskymakers, when we say ‘luxury’ what we’re talking about is the liquid, the flavor, the experience of enjoying the whisky. Similar to what Magritte did with his painting of …

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