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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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A Tribute To My Father

A young military cadet

My father may not have taught me anything about whisky, but I did learn a lot about the man I wanted to become from him. He has always been my primary role model when growing up, and I’d like to think that I walk in his footsteps when it comes to this selection of some […]

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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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Celebrating St Patrick’s Day With the New Teeling Irish Whiskey

Teeling Whiskey - Small-Batch, Rum Cask Finish

Millions of revellers are celebrating Saint Patrick’s day across the globe. A day of mirth and merriment for many – a day filled with lots of laughter and more than a few pints of Guinness and drams of Irish whiskey. Instead of pouring myself a Bushmills or Jameson tonight as my hat tip to the […]

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WhiskyBrother – Joburg’s First Speciality Whisky Store

WhiskyBrother in Hyde Park shopping centre

When I started my whisky journey a few years back my first contact with a South African whisky guru was with WhiskyBrother a.k.a. Marc Pendlebury. His sheer passion and willingness to teach me about – and expose me to – whisky was a fantastic stepping stone on my whisky journey. Our first face-to-face meeting was […]

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Johnnie Walker Platinum Label Is Here And It’s Good

First pour of Johnnie Walker Platinum Label

It’s been a long wait since I heard that Johnnie Walker would be releasing its two latest expressions in South Africa – Platinum Label and Gold Label Reserve – but they’re finally here. Johnnie Walker Platinum Label was launched back in mid September with a really interesting campaign. It revolved around a “One Bottle” shop […]

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