Firstly, to introduce myself to those of you outside of Greece, Eleni Nikoloulia and I are the duo behind Difford’s Guide Greece, the local Greek language
Many view the rules surrounding the production of cognac as being outdated, but due to tradition they have so far been generally accepted. However, one
There are essentially two types of still, the pot still and the column still. Of the two, the pot still, also known as the alembic still, is the simplest
Marlijn, teasommelier, and Timo, master of the cocktail, join forces to bring you the ultimate tea-cocktail merger experience. Dive into the depths with
Juniper, schmuniper. As the worldwide gin craze shows no sign of slowing, the variety of botanicals that can be added to a gin has gone far beyond the
If you’re a big gin drinker you’ll probably sit up when you hear that it was originally popularised due to its diuretic qualities. Modern day London
Most of us have experienced the awkward moment when we are presented an alcoholic spirit and are asked to taste and value its quality. What to do? What
It seems that not a day does go by without yet another new gin being launched. Some are rubbish, most are OK or even good, and a rare few truly standout
Gins are basically neutral spirit flavoured, either by compounding or distillation, with juniper and various other seeds, berries, roots, fruits and herbs.
Single Pot Still Irish Whiskey is unique to Ireland. It is made from a mash of malted and unmalted barley which is then triple distilled in copper pot
After the First World War, the medical officer of Scotland's Fourth Black Watch told a hearing on shell shock, Had it not been for the rum ration, I do
Broadly speaking, cognac is by distilling wine made from Ugni Blanc grapes using double distillation in copper pot stills.
The following are newly released and other gin & genevers we've reviewed recently (newest at the top). Please click on product names for full tasting
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