Category: Blended Whisky

Stick With “Stickies” But Don’t Be A Snob

A review of S'Forno Puglia Moscato and the Famous Grouse Blended Scotch Whisky.
For more than 30 years now, kosher wine cognoscenti have fought a pitched battle against the identification of "kosher wine" with sweet Kiddush-style wines, demanding greater attention from wine critics, insisting upon enlightened attitudes by liquor store owners, and generally taking issue

Not Wild About Eating Pig? How About Sipping It Neat?

A review of the Tzora Misty Hills 2007, the WhistlePig Straight Rye Whiskey and the Pig's Nose Blended Scotch Whisky.
At this time of year, our thoughts inevitably return to the fundamentals of living a meaningful Jewish life. As this is a booze column, we therefore turn our wine thinking for the High Holidays toward

Making the Desert Bloom – With Vineyards

A review of the Kadesh Barnea Cabernet Sauvignon 2006, the Johnnie Walker "Blue Label" and the Penderyn Single Malt Welsh Whisky.
It seems almost poetic that the barren region where Moses brought forth water from a rock would eventually become a winery. Also known as the place where Miriam is buried, Kadesh Barnea in the

Planning Ahead: Suggestions For Romantic Sipping

Romantic wine suggestions for Valentine's Day
Indulge your beloved by sharing a bottle of wine or other fine libation on Valentine's Day. California's full-bodied Terra Valentine Spring Mountain Estate Cabernet Sauvignon 2006 ($38), with richly spiced dark currant and blackberry flavors that finish with cedar, chocolate and caramel, is an excellent choice. Or, sip the