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Opinions, Wine Finish »

[31 Oct 2010 | 2 Comments | ]

As some of you know, a part from editing and managing Whisky Israel, i am the Co-founder of a leading Israeli Culinary site, specializing in food, wine and the other things that matter  – foodnwine.co.il.
At food an wine we focus on fine food, wines and restaurant reviews. Needless to say i am a big fan of wine, and feature quite …

whisky events, WhiskyShow »

[31 Oct 2010 | No Comment | ]

It’s Sunday again. Most of you guys are at home, enjoying a quiet weekend with friends, family and probably a few drams. In case you were not visiting London this weekend (I know i was not, and i am very sorry for that), catch a wee glimpse of the stuff that was going on there.
Connosr teamed with Whisky Show 2010, …

Guest posts, Scotland, Whisky Bar »

[29 Oct 2010 | 4 Comments | ]

It all started in a very short trip to the place that every whisky lover needs to visit – Scotland.
Two of my friends went to Scotland for a special track -  the west highland way. This trip includes walking 25 KM per day, starting at somewhere near Glasgow and ending in a place called Fort William (If you live in …

general »

[28 Oct 2010 | 2 Comments | ]

Thanks to all those who voted in our logo poll. Option B won big time (85 votes vs. 4) , so we decided to go with it.
Our logo has been fully implemented in the blog as in our Face Book and Twitter accounts.
Many thanks to the amazing Effie who helped us all along the way designing it.
Gal & Kfir

Glenfarclas, Sherry, Speyside, Tasting Notes »

[27 Oct 2010 | No Comment | ]
Tasting two Glenfarclas

Glenfarclas is one of my favourite when it comes to good sherry maturation. Their selection of fine casks and the fact they only do  what they excel in  : sherry, and do not play with any bizarre and exotic finishes, adds a few points in my book. The 15 year old has been a favourite of mine, and I’ve previously …

Aberlour, Dalmore, Glenmorangie, Highland Park, Highlands, Penderyn, Speyside, Tasting Notes, The Macallan, Whisky Israel Society »

[25 Oct 2010 | 10 Comments | ]
Whisky Israel Sherry (mostly) Summit #2

A few good months passed since the Whisky Israel Peat (and others) Summit #1 we held at the end of July, and we were all very keen on having another summit, and the sooner, the better. Just like with the previous gathering, plenty of emails, phone calls, tweets and dates moving around were involved until we all were content with …

general, Whisky Israel Society »

[24 Oct 2010 | No Comment | ]

Good morning whisky friends,
I am very happy and flattered to be included in a series of interviews by Oliver Klimek of Dramming.com, a leading whisky blog (selected by the Malt Whisky Yearbook 2011 as one of the worthwhile blogs to read).
It’s a big honour to be included in such a list of great whisky friends and experts such as , …

general, video, Whyte & Mackay »

[23 Oct 2010 | No Comment | ]

Who doesn’t know Richard Paterson? (A.K.A : The Nose) ???

Richard is one of the better known and colourful characters in the whisky world. Master Blender at Whyte & Mackay for over than 40 years and a real “Whisky” idol, (if there are any) is celebrating his 40th years with W&M by speaking about 40 whiskies from the last 40 years …

Arran, Distilled Beer Forum, German, Hibiki, Indian, Japanese, New Zealand, Nikka, Slyrs, Yamazaki »

[20 Oct 2010 | 10 Comments | ]
‘Distilled Beer forum’–whiskies of the world session

It has been a very long time since the ‘Distilled Beer’ forum met. Last time i think was before this horrible Israeli summer began, and i missed a meeting or two when wee Carmel was born.
Now it was time to meet again with the forum and this time the them was Whiskies of the world, anything but Scotch and American …

Peated, Speyside, Tasting Notes, The balvenie »

[18 Oct 2010 | No Comment | ]

I’ve mentioned before that i have a special corner in my heart for the Balvenie, as it was the first single malt i fell in love with a few years ago. Since then I’ve taken a liking to peated malts, but i not only , as you might know by now. Imagine how thrilled I was upon hearing of this …