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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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Scotland 2018 – A Whisky (Re)Launch, Canoeing On The Spey And A Visit To BenRiach

Sipping Glendronach On Craigellachie Beach

In part one, I covered the magical and memorable day spent at GlenDronach with Rachel Barrie. Now it’s time to pick up the story again where I left off… As if a distillery tour, a picnic, a whisky launch, a cocktail masterclass and a super warehouse tasting wasn’t enough, we still had a full evening’s […]

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Scotland 2018 – An Incredible Day At Glendronach

Glendronach Distillery The View

I made it back to Scotland recently! How did it happen? A video I submitted on the GAS (GlenDronach Appreciation Society) Facebook page (head on over and join us) was picked as a winning entry in a competition run on the page a couple months back. The prize – two days as a guest of […]

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Checkers Private Barrel Co Is Releasing Its 10th Expression – A Real Beaut

Checkers LiquorShop has done it again! They’ve gone and sourced their 10th Single Barrel whisky and it is lovely. A 16 year old Glenburgie this time. If you aren’t familiar with the distillery, I’m not surprised. Glenburgie rarely finds its way out into the big wide world as a single malt. Instead it forms the […]

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Anticipating the 2011 FNB Whisky Live Festival

Whisky Live 2010 - Master distiller of Drayman's Single Malt Whisky - Moritz Kallmeyer - displays a dram of SA's first Single Malt made on the Highveld to festival goers

Last year I experienced my first Whisky Live Festival in Johannesburg, and was blown away. As a first-timer, I found the sheer number of whiskies, stands and attendees astounding. Here were thousands of fellow whisky lovers, rubbing shoulders and engaging in our favourite pastime – discovering and drinking whisky with friends. Want to find out […]

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