Canadian Club Tasting at Wildebeest

I have a pretty well-stocked bar at home, and I have to admit that rye whisky is not included. I have scotch, brandy and cognac, but no rye. After the Canadian Club tasting event I attended last night at Wildebeest in Vancouver, that’s definitely going to change. Descending downstairs into the “Underbelly” room, the first…

Blend Something Famous with the Famous Grouse

The Famous Grouse is Scotland’s favourite blended Scotch Whisky. With a secret blend of spicy, citrus, vanilla and smoky notes (among others), The Famous Grouse challenges and delights the senses. So when I got invited to the Blend Something Famous Event I jumped at the chance to join brand ambassador Dan Volway for an intimate tasting and…

Celebrate the Year of the Sheep with The Macallan

February 19th marks the beginning of The Year of The Sheep (also interchangeably referred to as The Year of The Goat or Ram). The Chinese Zodiac, known as Sheng Xiao, is based on a twelve year cycle, each year in the cycle affiliated with an animal (rat, ox, tiger, rabbit, dragon, snake, horse, sheep, monkey, rooster, dog…

Celebrate Robbie Burns Day Jan 25 with these whisky cocktails!

Not that I need another excuse to drink. Robbie Burns day is January 25th. The famous poet would’ve been 255 years young. He is regarding as a pioneer of the romantics movements and his lyrics have been professed as the primary inspiration to Bob Dylan.  Robbie Burns birthday is a day to celebrate with haggis,…