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Top Tips: how to improve your whisky tasting skills

2017-11-21

“how do you get those rosemary honey notes on the nose or those honey-glazed bacon aromas, I can say it’s peaty and herbal but that’s it!“ I got asked this quite a lot during tasting sessions and I see plenty of you feeling a bit discouraged by whisky geeks’ tasting language… No, none of us whisky freaks are born with a perfect palate, we’ve learnt …

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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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How to share your whisky passion

2017-08-28

I received quite a few messages lately asking for my special tips on how to share a passion for whisky so here are the main (and slightly obvious…) solutions I have for you: > Start blogging! I’ve never been able to share as much as I have been sharing those past few years since I started blogging  – I know some think we are already …

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Top tips for the aspiring whisky auction seller

2017-06-23

As I tend to receive more and more messages asking me for the Dos and Donts of whisky auctionning (you’re probably not without knowing that I’ve been working as a whisky auctioneer for auction website Catawiki for quite a while now…), I thought it could be useful to put together this quick handy guide for the wannabe whisky auction seller!  [Disclaimer: I’m not encouraging you …

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How To Enjoy Whisky Without Breaking The Bank

2017-04-18

You’ve recently discovered an interest for whisky but your budget is far from unlimited (let’s be honest, you still have to pay this extortionately-high monthly gym membership even if it’s been 6 months you haven’t worn your jog pants elsewhere than on your couch binge-watching Netflix), so how to keep discovering new expressions and enhance your malted knowledge whitout breaking the bank? Don’t freak out, …

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