Artisanal Spirits

Guide to Good Food, 2016

By Regina M. Connell. Every minute, every day, every year, there are new artisan food producers. They all have good claims. They all appeal to the “buy from the small/buy local/buy from the cool guy who was once an investment … Continue reading

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Noticed: An Auchentoshan Whisky for All Seasons

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By Adam Chase, Grape Experience, A WSET Provider. Editorial Assistance by Dominique Koudsi.   As far as spirits go, I am a Scotch whisky drinker and am always excited when I discover something new in the category. This summer it … Continue reading

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Getting Craft Right: The Balvenie Rare Craft Collection

Whisky from The Balvenie

By Regina Connell. Rare craft. What does that conjure up? Refinement and exclusivity for sure. But also magic and definitely the aroma of something deep like leather, wood, maybe some smoke, too. And maybe a hint of something else there: … Continue reading

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The Big Picture: The Good Food Awards

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By Regina Connell. For all the grousing about the food industrial complex, you don’t have to look that hard to find food from artisanal/small producers. Anything from mushrooms and tomatoes to pork, pasta and preserves to cheese, spirits, and chocolate … Continue reading

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