An Interview with NZ Winemakers, Chris and Cath Archer | JOIY Wines

Today's interview is an exciting one for wine-nerds and distillation geeks! We're going deep on yeast with JOIY Winemakers, Chris and Cath Archer. Wielding 30 years of winemaking experience from Australia and New Zealand, Chris has spent most of his adult life drinking and studying wine. This summer, I got to spend some time with … Continue reading An Interview with NZ Winemakers, Chris and Cath Archer | JOIY Wines

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 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 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

Holiday Gift Guide 2018 – Gifts for Enthusiasts

This past weekend, I spent my entire Saturday shopping and wrapping presents. Jeff hates doing this because he doesn't see a point in wrapping something someone is going to rip open anyway but I absolutely love thinking about what to get people and wrapping it! I think the wrapping and having the recipient tear open … Continue reading Holiday Gift Guide 2018 – Gifts for Enthusiasts

Recipe Box: Halloween Punch Bowl featuring FRESH Wines

This past weekend, my friends and I got together at our friend Devon’s house to carve pumpkins, barbecue and drink wine. One thing I love about Autumn is that we can still do activities outside such as pumpkin carvings. Some of my friends have serious talent! Take a look at these pumpkins! The highlight of … Continue reading Recipe Box: Halloween Punch Bowl featuring FRESH Wines

Wayne Gretzky Estate: A Distillery Tour

For those of you who know me in person, you'll know that I am a self-proclaimed Padawan whisky nerd (Star Wars reference). That is why I was absolutely thrilled when Wayne Gretzky Estate invited me to a tour of their distillery. Wayne Gretzky Estate is an award winning winery and distillery in Niagara-on-the-Lake. Their most … Continue reading Wayne Gretzky Estate: A Distillery Tour