Cleaning Your Scotch Glassware
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Cleaning Your Scotch Glassware

Have you ever put your nose into a glass of scotch and your first thought was “This doesn’t smell like anything at all?” You may have the wrong…

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Manhattan Moonshine: Liquified American Elegance
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Manhattan Moonshine: Liquified American Elegance

Knocking back a drink especially after a long day is always relaxing. On some days, I head on over to the bar with friends to enjoy a round…

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The Glory of Port Charlotte
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The Glory of Port Charlotte

As someone who works in the wine and spirit trade, the moments of true excitement, those moments of making a discovery and tasting something new, seem to be more and…

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Shelter Point Distillery’s Cask Offer
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Shelter Point Distillery’s Cask Offer

It’s not often new distilleries are built, particularly Canadian distilleries making single malt whisky. Shelter Point Distillery is one such place; Mike Nicholson, who has seen time at Lagavulin,…

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Pronouncing Scotch Names
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Pronouncing Scotch Names

Some time ago Esquire Magazine posted a video guide to properly pronouncing the names of various scotches.  Because today I heard at least three different bottles mis-pronounced, it…

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Importing Scotch & Cigars
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Importing Scotch & Cigars

With the Canadian and US dollars hovering around the same rate, many Canadians are interested in saving a few bucks by shopping in the US. People always remark how…

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