What a difference a year makes! This time last year I was negotiating the purchase some of the last stocks of Bruichladdich (brook – laddie) single malt Scotch from their then-importer to the U.S. There was a huge logistical changeover taking place at the time, as the distillery (having being bought by Remy Cointreau in […]
At home, I’m a vodka drinker. Even at that, a pretty straight-forward one: grey goose, soda, lime. When I drink wine, I love Spanish reds. I’ve always found them to be easy drinking, “approachable”, such that they appeal to most palates. Outside of that, though, I’m lost when it comes to choosing wines. Maybe it’s […]
Hello everybody, Our Summer Inventory is over, our Google 360 shoot is finished, and I am now tasked with getting the spirits department ready for the Holiday season. Storage space is at a premium and I have a boatload of new products on the way, so something has to give. What does that mean for […]
The style of August’s Malt of the Month coincides nicely with the beautiful weather we are enjoying right now. When I first tasted the Glendronach 14 Year Old Virgin Oak Cask straight from the barrel at the Glendronach distillery last year, I thought I had died and gone to heaven.
A few years ago I happened across the Wemyss (pronounced ‘weems’) Vintage Malt Scotch range and was duly impressed with the quality of their malts. Wemys are a small, family-owned company based just outside of Edinburgh in the county of Fife.
The moment you’ve all been waiting for is finally here- tickets for the 6th Annual Indy Whisky and Fine Spirits Expo are now on sale! The event will be held on Friday, October 10 at Montage at Alison Pointe. As in past years, three levels of tickets are available: VIP ($150); General Admission ($80); and […]
Greetings bourbon lovers, Rhetoric, the third in the Orphan Barrel release from Diageo, landed recently at the store and is flying out the door! Diageo’s Orphan Barrel Project is a series of old and rare limited edition spirits gathered from operating or mothballed/demolished distilleries. Diageo, apart from having its hands in the Irish and Scotch […]
One of our best-selling single malt Scotches over the last number of years has been the wonderfully smoky Ardbeg Ten Years Old. This wee peaty beast in its unmistakable green bottle packs a punch in the flavor department, with its heady phenolic character and intense smoky aromas bursting forth when the cork is popped. Unfortunately, […]