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Delving Into The Private Barrel Co Mortlach 18 Year Old

Private Barrel Co Mortlach 18 Year Old

It’s a busy time for Checkers Private Barrel Co! Not only have they released the superb James Sedgwick Distillery 6yo single cask single malt, they’ve unleashed an 18 year old Mortlach on us too! I once again spoke to Hein Herbst, co-founder/creator of the PBC brand about the new release: WTF: Hein, let’s take a […]


A Tribute To My Father

A young military cadet

My father may not have taught me anything about whisky, but I did learn a lot about the man I wanted to become from him. He has always been my primary role model when growing up, and I’d like to think that I walk in his footsteps when it comes to this selection of some […]


Springbank 10, 15 and 18 – A Tasty Trio of Whiskies

Springbank 18 Year Old Whisky

A few weeks back Emil den Dulk Jnr, from Liquidity, stopped by for an interview (to follow soon) and to walk me through the range of Springbank whiskies that are once again available in South Africa. Springbank tends to have a cult following and that’s no exception here in South Africa. With Liquidity bringing this […]


Wade Bales & Kaya FM’s Wine & Malt Whisky Affair – The Whisky List

Kaya FM Wine & Malt Whisky Affair presented by the Wade Bales Wine Society

Following up on the success of last year’s event, Wade Bales is back (with Kaya FM this time) to host another 2-night event where both wine and whisky lovers can taste their way through a great selection of the industry’s finest wines and single malt whiskies. Click here to WIN tickets to the 2013 KAYA […]


An evening with Bunnahabhain

Guests enjoying the Bunnahabhain evening

A short while ago Bunnahabhain approached me with an offer to host a private tasting of their un-chillfiltered range of whiskies for the Whisky Tasting Fellowship. The catch? I had to find, and confirm, 30 attendees within 24 hours of the offer. After a rather frantic day (and night) on the phone, firing off emails, […]


Bunnahabhain Launches 12, 18 and 25 Year Old Un-chillfiltered Whisky in South Africa

Bunnahabhain's Pierre Meintjes and Brian Glass

March 9th, 2012 saw the Johannesburg media launch at the Punchinello’s Restaurant in the Montecasino Southern Sun of Bunnahabhain’s un-chillfiltered range of non-peated single malts from Islay. That’s right, I said non-peated whisky from Islay. The most famous whisky island in the world is renowned for the amazing range of peated whiskies that come from […]