Tag: whisky

Meet the Captains: J.P. Wiser’s latest release of the Alumni Whisky Series

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Are you a fan of Canadian whisky?  How about an NHL hockey fan?  You can celebrate both with the latest release of J.P. Wiser’s Alumni Whisky Series.  Below is the announcement that I received about the three newly released whiskies. …

August Wine and Spirits Events at BC Liquor Stores

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Here is the latest announcement from BC Liquor Stores about what special events that you can participate in various Liquor Stores in August.  You will find wines from Uruguay and New Zealand, whisky from Scotland, gin and ciders from BC…

My 5 Recommendations of Things to Do in Edinburgh, Scotland

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Edinburgh, Scotland is a place with two sides; old and new.  You can delve into either side, but I do enjoy history so my recommendations will lean toward the historical side of Edinburgh.  But before I do, I should mention…

A Special Johnnie Walker Whisky Master Class at Hopscotch

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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,…

Rare 45 Year Old Lochside Whisky Released in BC by VAA

Do you enjoy rare, single malt whisky?  Lochside, one of Scotland’s oldest distilleries produced a special cask sealed and stored for 45 years, which is now available in a very limited quantity.  Read more about this whisky and how you…