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Glenfiddich Gran Reserva 21 yo whisky

Glenfiddich Gran Reserva single malt whisky

John got this bottle of 21 yo Glenfiddich Gran Reserva as a gift and I decided why not. Lets end this year on an old note. We stared this year with the Three Ships PX cask. We will start next year with the Three Ships Pinotage Cask.  But first, I end 2016 on a high note with the Glenfiddich Gran Reserva finished in Caribbean Rum casks.

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Glenfiddich Most Experimental Bartender SA winner

Glenfiddich Most Experimental Bartender competition

Last week I was a judge on the South African leg of the inaugural Glenfiddich Most Experimental Bartender Competition. Bartenders from all over the country had to collaborate with someone outside of the industry and create a Glenfiddich based cocktail. Six bartender and collaborator pairs were shortlisted and I was fortunate to taste all of their cocktail creations. Alongside me on the judging panel was Bernard Gutman and Trevor Stuurman. The MC for the evening was Gareth Wainwright.

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Glenfiddich Most Experimental Bartender

Glenfiddich Most Experimental Bartender

What do you get when you pair a bartender, a musician, chef or artist with some exceptional Glenfiddich whisky? You get the Glenfiddich Most Experimental Bartender. Next week Thursday evening will see the SA final of the Glenfiddich Most Experimental Bartender competition. Right here in Johannesburg. And you can win double tickets to the event.  Just keep reading. 

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Whisky & Etorki Cheese Pairing

Etorki cheese whisky pairing

Lately Woolworth has sold some strange but interesting cheeses. I am not sure what drives the demand for these wonderful but rather exotic cheeses, but I am not complaining. Having the variety available is wonderful.  I found an Etorki cheese, something I have never seen before.

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Top 5 Father’s Day Whiskies

Fathers day Whisky gift

It is nearly Father’s Day. For John, the best gift is a card or something made by his daughter. However, if I add a bottle of whisky to the card, I know that he will love it even more.  Father’s Day is a celebration honouring fathers and applauding fatherhood, paternal bonds and the influence of fathers in society.   This year, Father’s Day falls on the 19th of June.

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