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2014 FNB Whisky Live SA Preview

2013 WLF Independent Bottlers' Challenge Line Up

It’s that time of year again folks! Yup, the 12th FNB Whisky Live Festival is about to roll into Johannesburg and take up residence at the Sandton Convention Centre for another 3 days from 12-14 November. What can you expect at Whisky Live this year? As usual, there is plenty on the go from workshops […]






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C’mon James Sedgwick Distillery, Bottle It Already!

The James Sedwick Distillery - Home of Three Ships and Bain's Whisky

The James Sedgwick Distillery has been making waves around the globe. In the last two years they’ve walked away with several accolades and awards, most noticeably the Whisky Magazine’s World Icon Award for the distillery itself as Brand Innovator in 2011, World’s Best Blended Whisky (the Three Ships 5 year old – 2012) and World’s […]






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Your Guide to the 2013 FNB Whisky Live Workshops

Dave Broom - Renowned whisky writer

Another year, another FNB Whisky Live Festival! With the Cape Town leg gone and the addition of Soweto things are certainly a bit different to previous years. One thing you can count on at Whisky Live though are excellent whisky workshops hosted by whisky folks who are at the top of their game. This year […]






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FNB Whisky Live Festival 2012 Preview Q&A with Ian MacMillan

Whisky Live 2012 with Ian MacMillan

The countdown to the 2012 FNB Whisky Live Festival continues! Last week we gave you a preview of what you can expect from John Glaser of Compass Box and this week it’s the turn of the Master Blender of not one, not two, but three distilleries! Of course we’re talking about Ian MacMillan, Head of […]






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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 […]






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