Whisky 101: From grain to glass

Whisky is made in many countries around the world and is the product of grains. Commonly these are wheat, rye, barley & corn, and usually, a mixture is used to make up the ‘mash bill’. Historically, the exact grains used were determined by the climate, and what was grown locally. For example, barley in Scotland […]

How to Store Wine Properly at Home

Firstly, let’s start by saying that ALL wine has a shelf life. Even expensive examples from the best vintages aren’t immortal. If you’re unsure about your wine, it’s worth doing a quick internet search on the producer and vintage or asking your wine merchant for advice. Why do you need to store wine correctly? As […]