Why Australian whiskey?

One of the greatest pleasures you can ever enjoy is having a glass of liquor when you need one, and the most recent goldmine for whiskey is Australia. I have never tasted Nectar, but I am sure it is nothing compared to this liquid gold from Oz. There is no strange art in making Australia […]

Have a wild Christmas and win some Wild Turkey

This Christmas, Matthew McConaughey is your best friend. He’s the face of Hollywood greats and the face of Wild Turkey bourbon; the drink of the season when you’re in need of refreshing cocktails of wooded, bourbon-ish delight. And lately, he’s written a memoir called Greenlights that explores his fifty years on Earth, most of which […]

How to drink gold: The new Chivas 15-year-old XV

Chivas XV 4

There’s a new 15-year-old blended Scotch whisky in the Chivas portfolio, that continues Chivas’ tradition for expert blending, and is one hell of a bev. The new Chivas XV brings together the best15-year-old malt and grain whiskies before they’re selectively finished in the most prized Grande Champagne Cognac casks. Grande Champagne famously produces the finest Cognacs […]

Johnnie Walker’s first Blue Label ‘Ghost and Rare’ release

Johnnie Walker whiskey blue glasses

For any whiskey connoisseur, there’s a thrill of excitement that comes with getting to have a sip of something truly rare. Not just, ‘top shelf at the local pub, $15 a glass’ rare, but once-in-a-lifetime rare; a whiskey that’s either made in very small quantities, comes from extremely far away, or has even stopped being […]

All about Glenfiddich 1977 whiskey, Rare Cask Collection

Most of us love a good rebel, someone who stuck it to the man and did great things besides, well, William Grant the founder of Glenfiddich whiskey, did all that and delivered deep, rich and mesmerising nectar to the hands of us mortals. His whiskey is coming to Sydney Airport’s Duty Free, an exclusive 40 […]

The Glenmore is helping to get your whiskey rocks off this Rye July

Glass of Whiskey with Ice

The Glenmore Hotel hosts its fourth annual Rye July series to celebrate all things whiskey this July. So, if you’re a whiskey-lover or are looking to become a connoisseur in spirit, the Night of Whiskies on Thursday 13 July is just what you need.  The Glenmore’s cosy middle level will be turned into a whiskey wonderland. “This […]

Johnnie Walker & Sons Diamond Jubilee Event

Just before spring sprung, Sydney hosted a soiree of epic proportions to celebrate many of the city’s inhabitants’ favourite pastime: drinking. They celebrated it with one of the only staples a gentlemanly gentleman should have in his wide array of finely aged whiskies; Johnnie Walker Diamond Scotch Whiskey; and in the presence of Johnnie Walker & […]