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Luxurious Whisky Cocktails for Your Johnnie Walker Gold Reserve Alexander & James Gift Set

It isn't often outside Christmas that I indulge in a bit of alcohol gift set shopping so when I was offered my choice of sets from Alexander & James I decided to be a bit of a rule breaker (as ...

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ICE CREAM FOR GROWN UPS! World Duty Free unveils adults-only whisky flavoured ice cream creations

To showcase its premium selection of whiskies, World Duty Free has collaborated with London-based ice-creamer Custom Creams and whisky aficionado, Alwynne Gwilt AKA Miss Whisky, to develop five unique flavour combinations. Using exclusive whiskies and tantalising ingredients like sea salt, ...

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Godiva – I Once Knew a Girl Called Godiva… (Godiva Christmas Collection 2014)

OK, no, I didn’t but you know – song lyrics that have *NOTHING WHATSOEVER* to do with Christmas ;-) because I am currently sitting through back-to-back, never-ending cheesy Christmas song (*sings* it much be Christmas tiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiime) So, it’s Christmas and you’re ...

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Duty Free Whisky is Better Than You Think

Turn away from the catering-sized bottles of vodka and eschew the wine – it’s time to take a closer look at the World of Duty Free Whisky. Actually, it’s been the secret of husband and myself for years, ever since ...

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Johnnie Walker Blending Workshop – Discovering the Secrets in the Blend

  I’m a big fan of breaking barriers and so it is with whisky. As one of a large number of media invited to the Johnnie Walker blending event, I was pleased to be seated next to The Miss Whiskey and ...

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Scotch Malt Whisky Society Only For Women Whisky Tasting

Never let it be said that whisky is only for men. I know that there is this stereotype that whisky is only for men and that it resembles drinking swamp water through a bonfire straw. This is not the case ...

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Compass Box Whisky Co. and The Whisky Shop Achieve Whisky Tasting ‘World Record’

2 Great Men, 3 Great Whiskies, 8 Great Whisky Shops, 24 Hours, 683 miles! To mark the arrival of their trio of award-winning whiskies – Great King Street, The Spice Tree and The Peat Monster – across the 19-strong empire of ...

Bowmore Magic Happens on the Darkest Nights Event

I was lucky enough to be invited to a whisky event. Now, often whisky and women are not associated. Whisky is seen as a drink aimed at men and I have to admit, the extremely peaty ones I’m happy to ...

Vatted Malt Becomes Extinct Term for Whisky

So it seems that the term "vatted malt" is set to become a banned term for a specific whisky tonight.  Today ends an era – tomorrow a new dawn of whisky nomenclature happens.  For people like me who struggle with ...

Macallan Whisky and Artsan du Chocolat Whisky and Chocolate Pairing Event

A little while ago I went to a whisky and chocolate pairing. I’m not a big whisky drinker as I always saw it as a very unfeminine, masculine drink. The few tastings I have been to including the ...

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