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[25 Feb 2014 | One Comment | ]
Whisky Live Tel Aviv  – March 5,6 2014

I’ve written about the Whisky renaissance Israel is going trough in the last year or so (after the Tax on whisky and other premium alcohol beverage was reduced a great deal), and another sign of this is the first EVER Whisky Live show in Tel Aviv, next week (March 5,6). Indeed it’s a very exciting step forward for the Israeli …

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[17 Sep 2013 | 5 Comments | ]
Maltstock 2013 day 1 and TWE Master class with Billy Abbott

That time of year has come and I’ve found myself packed and ready to head to the airplane at a ridiculous hour of night in order to make it to Schiphol AMS airport by 0830 am. But I could not complain, as I was going to have a wonderful 3 day whisky experience again (well last year was grand wasn’t …

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[3 Sep 2013 | No Comment | ]
Heading to Maltstock 2013!

So, that time of year has come, and I am really looking forward to visiting the NL and attending maltstock. It will be lovely to come and meet some old, and new friends (and many social media friends in the flesh for the first time). So, don’t be a stranger! Come and say Hi, whether I recognize you or not. …

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[16 Sep 2012 | 8 Comments | ]
Maltstock 2012–An incredible whisky weekend Part I

So I’m back. How was it you ask? It was wonderful! one of the better weekends I’ve had in recent years. full of whisky, friends and adventures. I decided to break my Maltstock adventures into 3 parts,  this is the first, and two coming posts about two very interesting master classes I’ve attended : Master of Malt’s new IB label, …

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[2 Dec 2011 | 4 Comments | ]
The ‘Zman Amiti” Yearly Whisky Event

‘Zman Amiti’, or in free translation, Real Time, is one of the leading bartending schools in Israel, and it so happens that they have a yearly whisky event held at their main branch in Tel Aviv. This year’s event was held just last Friday, and I was sure to attend. I needed a bit whisky out time being very busy …

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[12 Sep 2011 | One Comment | ]
The Whisky Exchange–Whisky Show Bottlings

Living in Israel sucks big time when it comes to whisky events. I find myself wishing i lived nearer Europe so i could just hop on a train and be able to attend more whisky events. If you are not aware of it, then you should – The Whisky Exchange are organizing the whisky show this October (7th & 8th) …

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[21 Jul 2011 | 2 Comments | ]
The Glenfiddich event at the British ambassador ‘s house celebrating the Snow Phoenix

If you remember a few weeks ago i wrote about the Snow Phoneix auction in Israel and asked how much would you pay for a bottle. The auction took place this month, and as promised, The British Ambassador in cooperation with the Israel Importer of Glenfiddich threw a cocktail party, and reception for Israeli journalists and the lucky 45 Isralies …

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[2 Jun 2011 | 3 Comments | ]
Whisky Israel Society Springbank Tasting Event, June 13, Tel Aviv

The Whisky Israel Society is proud to announce of its first public tasting event to be held June 13, at HaBerez (The Tap) Mini-Bar at Tel Aviv.
Special guest to the event is Mr Jonathan Ishai of the Israeli Whisky Society who will give a lecture about Springbank and Campbeltown.
This will be followed by a guided tasting, by Whisky Israel Society’s …

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[27 Mar 2011 | 4 Comments | ]
Visit to Whisky Live London 2011, Part 4

After sharing my Whisky Live exhibition experience in parts one, two and three of this series of posts, it is time to shortly describe the masterclasses (as promised) and conclude the visit. However, before I continue I want to say to you, who had the patience and found the time to read these posts, how much I value the fact …

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[22 Mar 2011 | 2 Comments | ]
Visit to Whisky Live London 2011, Part 3

I finished part 2 by mentioning that Richard and I continued on to the Glendronach and BenRiach stand. There we met Jim who has been working with both distilleries for the past seven years, and is responsible for all of the logistical side which includes amongst other duties the bottling lines, shipping and exporting. We asked Jim to his favourite …