It was one of those weeks! Frequent tantrums, fights about breakfast and school assignments not finished. Getting stuck in traffic, with deadlines looming larger than the truck you are stuck behind. Afternoon rush from ballet to swimming, soccer to extra maths, all with a grumpy toddler in tow. The husband down with man flu and the geyser breaking and no hot water. After a week like this, a glass of red wine is just not going to cut it.
Tag: Three Ships (Page 1 of 5)
Many years ago, I was traveling through Ireland. It is a beautiful green country with great beer and of course, Jameson’s Irish whiskey. In Dublin, I visited the Jameson’s Distillery visitors centre. It was a remarkable experience. The Jameson’s visitors’ centre in Dublin showcased the art of whisky making and the passion that goes into creating a brand like Jameson’s. Fast-forward a couple of years to 2016. The James Sedgwick’s distillery in Wellington becomes the first (and only) commercial whisky distillery on the African continent to open a visitor center.
It was a special treat to go out for dinner as a student. If you still had enough money left over at the end of the meal, the dessert choice was always a Don Pedro. I assumed that Don Pedro is a standard dessert throughout the world. It is only when I started traveling abroad that I realised, it is not known outside of our beautiful country. Asking for a Don Pedro in Amsterdam was met with much bewilderment. I tried again in Paris in broken French and sign language, and my request was met with frowns and growls. I did not even try when I arrived in Moscow. To me, whisky and ice cream was a natural fit. For the rest of the world, not so much…