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Maggie Kimberl – President of Bourbon Women

Bourbon Women is celebrating their 10 year anniversary and just named a new President, Maggie Kimberl. Founded by Peggie Noe Stevens, the association was created to support and empower women in the whiskey industry and female whiskey consumers.  Kimberl founded bourbonveach.com, a whiskey history and news site, and has also been a contributor and/or editorContinue reading “Maggie Kimberl – President of Bourbon Women”

Carmel Valley AVA

Carmel Valley is an American Viticultural Area (AVA) located within the larger Monterey County AVA and lies 100 miles south of San Francisco. It’s home to over a dozen wineries and tasting rooms and is responsible for some of the best quality Cabernet Sauvignons in the country.  Designated an AVA in 1983, Carmel Valley isContinue reading “Carmel Valley AVA”

Experience Whiskey as Never Before with Fabergé

If you follow happenings in the whiskey world or are subscribed to Whiskey Network and their weekly Barrel Report newsletter, you’ll have come across really expensive bottles for sale. It’s fun getting to see what luxury collaborations are happening and what’s new and exciting coming out. On occasion, product prices can seem ridiculous. This oneContinue reading “Experience Whiskey as Never Before with Fabergé”

Marianne Eaves – Kentucky Bourbon’s First Female Master Distiller

Passionate about math and science as a child, Marianne Eaves didn’t have her sights set on becoming Kentucky’s first bourbon female Master Distiller. After high school, she and her mother opened a boutique consignment art shop; and while that didn’t last, it taught her a lot about entrepreneurism. After receiving a degree in chemical engineering,Continue reading “Marianne Eaves – Kentucky Bourbon’s First Female Master Distiller”

Fake Whisky

Did you hear the one about the man who paid over $10,000 for a single shot of an 1878 Macallan? This was reportedly the most money ever paid for a dram and turns out, the Scotch was a fake! The Chinese millionaire bought the drink from a Swiss luxury hotel, which has a place inContinue reading “Fake Whisky”

The Southern Rhone

The Cotes du Rhone is a prestigious wine producing region located in the South Eastern side of France. It follows the Rhone River and is split into two main regions: Northern and Southern. Today, we’re taking a look at the Southern Rhone. The Southern Rhone is a large region known for its red wine blends,Continue reading “The Southern Rhone”

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