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FNB Whisky Live Festival 2013 Preview Q&A with Kavalan’s Ian Chang

Kavalan's master blender, Ian Chang, is coming to the 2013 FNB Whisky Live Festival

Following on from our 2013 Whisky Live preview with Andy Watts, I’m happy to bring you an interview with Ian Chang, master blender at Kavalan in Taiwan. “Taiwanese whisky?!?!” I hear you cry. Yes, it exists, and it’s good! WTF: Hi Ian, can you give my readers a bit of a background on yourself, King […]






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FNB Whisky Live Festival 2013 Preview Q&A with Andy Watts

Andy Watts, Three Ships master distiller, will be at the 2013 FNB Whisky Live Festival

What better way to kick off my series of Whisky Live previews this year than with a local whisky hero, Andy Watts, who is the master distiller at the James Sedgwick Distillery in the Western Cape – home of Three Ships and Bain’s Cape Mountain Whisky. WTF: Hi Andy, what is your take on Whisky […]






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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 Karen Fullerton

FNB Whisky Live Festival 2012 Preview Q&A with Karen Fullerton

Whisky Live wouldn’t be the same without the influx of the international whisky VIPs that grace our shores to participate in this massive event. One such person is Glenmorangie’s elegant and vivacious global brand ambassador – Karen Fullerton. When the opportunity arose to ask Karen what visitors to the 10th FNB Whisky Live Festival could […]






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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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FNB Whisky Live Festival 2012 Preview Q&A with John Glaser

John Glaser from Compass Box will be at the FNB Whisky Live Festival

The 10th FNB Whisky Live Festival is almost upon us! The world’s largest whisky festival – spread over 3 cities this year – attracts whisky lovers in their droves, all clamouring to try old favourites, new expressions and meet the people behind the whiskies we know and love. The festival always attracts renowned international whisky […]






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