An Interview with Signal Hill Whisky | Blended in Newfoundland

Canadian whisky is something I am really passionate about (gotta support my local drams)! That is why, I am really excited to share with you this interview with Jonathan Hemi, Brian Meret and Kristina Cappellini (collectively abbreviated as HMC going forward) of Signal Hill Whisky.  The founders collaborated with one of Canada’s best-known whisky blenders, … Continue reading An Interview with Signal Hill Whisky | Blended in Newfoundland

An Interview with Illustrator, Kelly Hill | Tundra Books (Anne’s Feelings, Anne’s Alphabets)

Today's interview is very special because we will be chatting with illustrator Kelly Hill on the making of her Anne of Green Gables concept books.  Fresh off the press are two additional books to this series: Anne's Feelings and Anne's Alphabet. What is special about these books is that the illustrations are hand crafted with … Continue reading An Interview with Illustrator, Kelly Hill | Tundra Books (Anne’s Feelings, Anne’s Alphabets)

An Interview with anCnoc Master Distiller, Gordon Bruce | Knockdhu Distillery

Today we will be talking about scotch - Highland scotch to be exact. Though peat is not as prominent in Highland whisky (as it is in Islay whisky), this Highland brand we are chatting with today is no stranger to working with peat. In fact, they distill one of the most popular peated whiskies outside … Continue reading An Interview with anCnoc Master Distiller, Gordon Bruce | Knockdhu Distillery

An Interview with Managing Director, Bernard Walsh | Walsh Whiskey (Writer’s Tears, The Irishman)

Continuing on with our Irish Whiskey phase, I had the opportunity to interview Managing Director, Bernard Walsh of Walsh Whiskey - producers of Writer's Tears and The Irishman. Competing in the premium category, Walsh Whiskey is a family owned distillery with values in farming, terroir, grains and distillate types.   The Toronto Whisky Society got to … Continue reading An Interview with Managing Director, Bernard Walsh | Walsh Whiskey (Writer’s Tears, The Irishman)

An Interview with Bunnahabhain Brand Ambassador, Mike Brisebois | Distell Whiskey

Today we are interviewing Mike Brisebois of Distell Whisky (Bunnahabhain, Ledaig and Tobermory) on Bunnahabhain’s newest expression Toiteach A Dhà.  Bunnahabhain Toiteach A Dhà (meaning ‘Smoky Two’ in Gaelic) is made using the Bunnahabhain Moine (meaning ‘Peated’ in Gaelic) and is matured in a combination of ex-bourbon and sherry casks. Peated Scotch is one of … Continue reading An Interview with Bunnahabhain Brand Ambassador, Mike Brisebois | Distell Whiskey