Tag: tasting

Ticket to Taste by Plumm Wine Glasses

Whoever says size and shape doesn’t matter is lying. At least when it comes to wine glasses and wine tasting. Ticket to Taste – an exclusive food and wine masterclass presented by Plumm Wine Glasses at Project 49 – explored…

Canadian whiskey tasting at The Noble Experiment

After spending an evening at a whiskey masterclass last year, I was sure I knew everything there was to know about the wonderful drink. Turns out I was missing a whole lot of specialised knowledge, especially regarding Canadian whiskey and…

Whisky & Alement’s Japanese whisky masterclass at Bar White Oak

Sip a bit of history. Whisky & Alement are hosting an once-in-a-lifetime experience at their Bar White Oak pop-up. It took three and a half years to amass Australia’s largest collection of Japanese whisky. This is your only chance to try…

VIP whisky tastings with The Whisky Co.

My ephemeral history as a whisky drinker only lasted about four hours, on a night train from Edinburgh to London. The fatal combination of generous sips straight from the uber-priced bottle of Scotch and good old motion sickness had me…

Lactose Lovers win Lottery for Cheese Please

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jlBwWDbPETI] Cheese. All of the cheese. All of the award winning cheese. All for free. The Australian Grand Dairy Awards presented Cheese Please, a twilight urban cheese festival. Meaning, all the delicious dairy products at the festival were award…

The Crafty Squire Boilermaker Class

If you read my little resume at the end of this article you’ll see that I’m no stranger to a good glass of Scotch. As a born and bred German, beer also ranks highly in my diet. Therefore it’s easy…

A beer and cheese odyssey with Piggyback Events

Could anything be cuter than the name ‘Boatroquerfort’? It’s a portmanteau of ‘Boatrocker’ (as in the brewery) and ‘Roquefort’ (as in the cheese). Combining the two was the idea of Piggyback Events, who specialise in putting on adventures throughout the…

Thursdays are for whisky: Benromach tasting at The Kilburn

There’s a part of me that hopelessly pines for better whisky knowledge, but the wayward journey to whisky nirvana can be unashamedly overwhelming. However, we must start somewhere, so do as I and the Scots do: skip dinner, head to…

Whisky Tastings at Boilermaker House

What do you want to do after work? Answer: sit down to a whisky flight and a charcuterie board at Boilermaker House. Tasting sessions run every Thursday, with each week featuring a different theme. Last week I found myself nestled…