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Posts tagged Glenlivet

Arriving in the Heart of Whisky Country

The Glenlivet 12 at 30,000 feet

It’s been a long time since I’ve flown overseas, so I was buzzing with anticipation as the Mrs and I turned my back on the last sunset I would see for a week and entered ORT International airport in Johannesburg. Final destination: The Glenlivet distillery in Scotland! Thanks to our travel agent, Micky, we had […]






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I’ve Won What?!?!

It all started 5 weeks ago, just as we were wrapping up a family holiday on KwaZulua-Natal’s South Coast… My phone rang, displaying a Cape Town number I didn’t recognise. Usually it’s a bank trying to sell me products I have no interest in, but I was in a relaxed mood and took the call. […]






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Whisky Galore at the KAYA FM Wine & Malt Whisky Affair

Whisky Galore at the KAYA FM Wine & Malt Whisky Affair

Click here to WIN tickets to the 2014 KAYA FM Wine & Malt Whisky Affair, brought to you by Old Mutual in association with Wade Bales Wine Society The Kaya FM Wine & Malt Whisky Affair is back for another year! This is the 3rd year the worlds of wine and single malt whisky have […]






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Celebrating Whisky With Kaya FM and Wade Bales

Some of the Great Whiskies on Offer at the Whisky Shop Stand

I must apologise in advance to the oenophiles as my review of my evening out at the Kaya FM / Wade Bales Wine and Malt Whisky Affair is a bit one-sided. Being a whisky lover I didn’t quite make it past the delicious drams on offer so I can’t tell you much about the bountiful […]






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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 […]






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My 2011 FNB Whisky Live Festival Experience

FNB Whisky Live Festival

This was my second FNB Whisky Live Festival, and turned out to be a very different experience to my first festival, which was last year. Last year it was all about discovering and tasting as many new whiskies as was possible, and I did pretty well in my endeavours. This year, my focus was primarily […]






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