5 vodkas you should try at least once in your life
Vodka is a spirit with a strong presence in culture, art, gastronomy and nightlife. Thanks to its great versatility, this drink has managed to revolutionise bars because of how many different [...]
How do you make rum?
From the Caribbean to the Reunion Islands, from Cuba to the Philippines, from the French West Indies to Spain, made all over the world, rum has become a universal drink. It’s a classic but s [...]
Vodka, the history of the most versatile spirit in the world
For countless numbers of people, vodka was their introduction into the exciting world of spirits. Democratic and versatile, few have resisted the charms of a simple combination of vodka and [...]
Tequila and mezcal, an elegant heart and a rogue spirit
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
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?
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!
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
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 [...]