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Book Tour part 3: fish balls and quarter cask

I have to admit I was a bit nervous about the tasting at Eddie Gershon’s house, partly because it was the first proper book event, partly because Eddie made it clear that his guest know whisky, and partly because I know little of Jewish culture. I shouldn’t have worried. From the moment his ebullient, larger […]

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Maxxium sponsors book tour

I am delighted to announce that drinks specialist Maxxium is to sponsor a five month programme of talking and tasting dates in support of The World’s Best Whiskies. Maxxium is responsible for the distribution of Laphroaig, The Macallan, Glenrothes, Highland Park, Ardmore and Teacher’s. I am delighted to have the backing of Maxxium. It is […]

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The World’s Best Whiskies: It’s D-Day!

Dominic’s Day! Dram Day Daring to be Different Day. THE WORLD’S BEST WHISKIES – 750 UNMISSABLE DRAMS FROM TAIN TO TOKYO What do Bon Jovi, Jesse James, Leicester City, Nicole Kidman, the prospective Conservative candidate for Angus and moaning English rugby fans all have in common? They are all featured in The World’s Best Whiskies […]

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D-Day -8: Glenmorangie Lasanta

Ok, enough’s enough. This is finished in sherry, which is fine, and the whisky’s perfectly palatable, but what’s with the name? What on earth¬† were they thinking?¬† Actually, it’s pretty obvious. Some marketing team headed by someone called Tristram or Sebastian and with little understanding of Scotch malt whisky, its culture or its heritage, got […]

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