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2018 Whisky & Spirits Live – The Whisky List and Exhibitor Guide

The Whisky Tasting Fellowship's Guide to the 2018 Whisky and Spirits Live Festival

The 2018 Whisky & Spirits Live Festival in Sandton, Johannesburg kicks off in a few days time, running from October 31st to November 2nd. As always, there will be a wide selection of whiskies on offer (and quite a few spirits too), and this handy guide aims to help you navigate your way through the […]

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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 […]

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Kaya FM Wine & Malt Whisky Affair 2018 – The Complete Whisky List

Kaya FM Wine & Malt Whisky Affair

It’s that time of the year again for Joburgers!! Yup, Wade Bales and his intrepid team are back at Hyde Park Corner from 24-25 May 2018 delighting both wine and whisky lovers. From its humble beginnings at Montecasino on a rainy night in Nov 2011, the show has grown from strength to strength. This marks […]

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WhiskyBrother Marc Becomes a Keeper and Launches a Whisky Show

The Only Whisky Show – A whisky show for passionate whisky lovers, brought to you by passionate whisky lovers! I spent some time with Marc Pendlebury, founder and owner of WhiskyBrother in Hyde Park, recently and whilst catching up over a few drams I took the opportunity to find out more his new title as […]

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Discovering Loch Lomond and Glen Scotia Whiskies – Exclusive to Checkers

Loch Lomond and Glen Scotia Whiskies Standing at Attention

A tasting of 2 new ranges of whisky from a distillery that I have never tried before, at an undisclosed location, paired with a six course menu. Checkers certainly knows how to push all my buttons. The occassion: the launch of Loch Lomond and Glen Scotia whiskies which are available in South Africa exclusively at […]

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It’s Finally Here – Say Hello To Three Ships Single Malt Single Cask PX Finish Whisky!

Three Ships PX Finish close-up

Good things come to those who wait. And boy, have I been waiting… It has been almost two years since I wrote this post asking/pleading/demanding that Distell let Andy Watts release some of the treasures hidden away in the warehouses at the James Sedgwick Distillery in Wellington, Western Cape. And then earlier in the year, […]

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