Tag: Johnnie Walker


Celebrate Lunar New Year 2024 – Year of the Wood Dragon

 mywinepal  January 24, 2024

2024 is the Year of the Wood Dragon, beginning on February 10th, 2024 (Chinese New Year) and concluding on January 28th, 2025.  “In Chinese culture, the Dragon holds a significant place as an auspicious and extraordinary creature, unparalleled in talent and excellence. It symbolizes power, nobility, honour, luck, and success. Consequently, 2024 is forecast to bring about opportunities, changes, and…

Curious Beasts and Three Blend Red wines

Are You a Curious Wine Beast?

 mywinepal  January 8, 2015

Two curious red wines passed by my lips recently.  One, the Curious Beasts Blood Red Wine 2011 and the other the California Square Three Red Blend 2012.  Rarely do I see a bottle wrapped in paper or other material, other than some Riojas from Spain.  The Curious Beasts Blood Red wine comes in a very Halloween thought-provoking blood red and…


A Special Johnnie Walker Whisky Master Class at Hopscotch

 mywinepal  December 5, 2013

I admit that I am still learning about Scotch Whisky, learning a bit through my WSET training. I was glad to be invited to attend a Johnnie Walker Whisky Master Class at Hopscotch.  Our “teacher” was Mr. Michael “Mike” Nicholson, a Distiller, who has worked at La Cavulin and 4 other distilleries. Mike started off telling us about Johnnie Walker,…