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Posts tagged Bunnahabhain

An evening with Bunnahabhain

Guests enjoying the Bunnahabhain evening

A short while ago Bunnahabhain approached me with an offer to host a private tasting of their un-chillfiltered range of whiskies for the Whisky Tasting Fellowship. The catch? I had to find, and confirm, 30 attendees within 24 hours of the offer. After a rather frantic day (and night) on the phone, firing off emails, […]


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 […]


Tasting the Bunnahabhain Un-chillfiltered Whisky Range

Bunnahbhain and Bentley

A couple of days ago I was fortunate enough to be invited to an exclusive Bunnahabhain whisky tasting at Bentley Johannesburg. What a combination! Sleek automotive sophistication paired with Islay’s unpeated malt whisky. I love my peated Islay’s and was looking forward to the opportunity of trying “the gentle taste of Islay” as they brand […]


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 […]