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 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

An Interview with Master Distiller Darryl McNally | Dead Rabbit Whiskey

This month, I had the opportunity to interview Master Distiller / Blender Darryl McNally from The Dublin Liberties. We talked about his newest release Dead Rabbit Whiskey, working with Jack McGarry and Sean Muldoon of Dead Rabbit NYC and the landscape of American-Irish whiskey. Dead Rabbit Whiskey is a collaborative project between The Dublin Liberties … Continue reading An Interview with Master Distiller Darryl McNally | Dead Rabbit Whiskey