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  • Tequila and mezcal, an elegant heart and a rogue spirit

    12/10/2022 Spirits

    For years tequila has been considered a rough drink with a strong intoxicating power, the worst price to pay as a consequence of having too much. And if tequila has been underrated, then that [...]

  • Yamazaki, Japan's most ancient whiskey distillery

    05/10/2022 Spirits

    Shinjiro Torii is considered the father of Japanese whisky. In 1923, he founded the Yamazaki distillery, which is considered the oldest in Japan. Torii, a true lover of Scotch whisky, had the [...]

  • What’s the best whisky?

    10/06/2021 Spirits

    Scottish? American? Japanese? Irish? Indian?... With or without "e"; whisky or whiskey... Regardless of where it comes from or how it’s written, what’s clear is that whisky is the king of cer [...]

  • Gin: A fascinating and unexpected history!

    14/04/2015 Spirits

    The earliest written confirmation of gin production was in Holland during the 17th century. Originally regarded as a medicine, gin could be found in pharmacists and was widely used to alleviate [...]

  • The History of Scotch Whisky

    12/02/2015 Spirits

    The exact origins of the first “wee dram” of Scotch whisky have unfortunately been lost over the years, however, there are records of the ancient Celts referring to a potent amber liquid as “ui [...]

  • Different types of rum: a trip through the Caribbean

    28/05/2014 Spirits

    On the occasion of our new selection of premium rums, we thought it was about time we told you about the origins and characteristics of rum, without a doubt one of the most famous spirits in the [...]

  • Gin-Tonic (or Gin and Tonic): the fashionable gin cocktail

    12/08/2013 Spirits

    Gin-Tonic (or Gin and Tonic, as you prefer) is a cocktail which has gained in popularity in the last years and has become the undeniable number-one in the world of cocktails. Image: yimix The [...]

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