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 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

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

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