Scotch tastings and whisky introduction at The Briars resort

Among my many other roles in a wide variety of places, I am the in-house wine and scotch tasting host for The Briars resort in Jackson’s Point, Ontario, on the south end of Lake Simcoe. Here’s the basic outline of what I cover. You are most welcome to book your own corporate or personal eventContinue reading “Scotch tastings and whisky introduction at The Briars resort”


The elegance of Irish Whiskey

I was invited to Allen’s in Toronto to learn about Irish Whiskey.  Proprietor John Maxwell is passionate on the subject, so I felt I was in good hands. Onward! I will accept responsibility for the “beginner” level notes.  Any literary sophistication that may have crept in are John’s influence.  Following is the lineup of ourContinue reading “The elegance of Irish Whiskey”