WHISKIES OF THE WORLD BLOG

A Week of Whisky? What were we thinking!!

A Week of Whisky? What were we thinking!!

We're sorting through our wardrobes, dusting off our shoes, and in general scurrying around like squirrels trying to tick off all the 'to-do' boxes before the week long whisky events start March 18th! In case you didn't know about this, we're here to fill you in....

Whisky Paring — Top Food Choices

Whisky Paring — Top Food Choices

Is it appropriate to pair whisky with food? YES! Like wine, whisky pairs well with many foods, but due to the complexities within the distilling method and final product, one needs to plan accordingly. Unlike some who say there are wine standards – white wine with fish, red wine with meat, very few whiskies are alike. One can’t say, “Oh, it’s from Scotland, let’s pair it with xxx.” Of the current 120 distilleries in Scotland, very few are going to taste the same. 

Resorts and Lodges

Resorts and Lodges

Traveling for fun or traveling for whisky.  San Francisco fits the bill. Check out this travel blog from Resorts and Lodges. https://www.resortsandlodges.com/travelblog/b/whiskies-of-the-world/

Top 7 foods to pair with Whiskey

Top 7 foods to pair with Whiskey

There’s always been a controversy as to whether or not whiskey is an appropriate drink to pair with food, but the popularity of the idea of pairing whiskey with food is growing. It's interesting to note that earlier whiskey was always had on its own i.e....

Whiskies of the World San Francisco 2016

Whiskies of the World San Francisco 2016

CREDIT: The Whisky Fiend: (gameofdrams.com) Whiskies of the World San Francisco (WOWSF) This was my second year attending WOWSF so I had a fair idea of what to expect (You can read about my 2015 visit here). The event was held on a Saturday...

Glen Scotia

Glen Scotia

Glen Scotia is one of the few remaining distilleries in Campbeltown, an area of Scotland that used to be bristling with whisky distilleries. This distinctive Scotch producing region is located on the Kintyre Penisula, which is very close to...

Dickel

Dickel

George Dickel Tennessee Whisky is made in Cascade Hollow Tennessee and uses the Lincoln Process of charcoal mellowing as most Tennessee Whiskeys do. You will notice that this whisky is not spelled with an "e". George Dickel felt that his whisky...

Collingwood

Collingwood

Collingwood Canadian Whisky is made in Ontario at the longest continuously owned and operated distillery in Canada! Made from Corn Rye and Barley, mainly from Ontario farms, it also uses water form Georgian Bay. Aged in Oak casks made by...