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Restaurant Review: Rendezvous @ Nargile – Middle Eastern Fusion

Rendezvous @ Nargile

“I can’t believe they say Scotland has bad food,” said one of my lovely co-diners. “I can’t believe this is being pulled off by a bunch of ginger-haired Scotsmen,” said I in response. The exchange fell at an early supper at Scotland’s supposedly best middle eastern restaurant – an oxymoron in its own right – while we were […]

Tasting Whisky: Glenfiddich Distillery Explorers Tour

Glenfiddich

Here’s a question for you: When on a walking trip of Scotland, what does one do when one finds oneself within walking distance of Dufftown, the self-proclaimed “Single Malt Capital of the World”? Elementary, my dear reader! One takes a day off from walking the Speyside Way in order to walk to the fair village of […]

Tasting Wine: Weinbau Nölting/Barthel – 2013 Riesling / Silvaner

Weinbau Nölting/Barthel

There are wine experiences in this life that are absolutely dumbfounding. Not necessarily because the wine is a perfect 100 point wine, but rather maybe because of it’s history, the story it tells, the company in which you enjoy it, the person that made it… or something entirely else and entirely undefinable…

Strange Brews: State of the Danish Craft Brewing Scene

State of the Danish craft brewing scene

The craft brewing scene is alive and well in Denmark. And they know how to throw a party! As I write these lines, those are the all-overshadowing impressions from last night. Chilling the most… Photo credit: Trolden Bryghus Last night, June 12th 2015 at the time of this writing, my buddies Morten, Peder and I […]

Review: Champagne Dom Perignon 2005 – Tasting Notes and Impressions

Dom Perignon 2005

UPDATE DECEMBER 22, 2015: WOW! Hello, Google Search User! This little thought piece on Dom Perignon 2005 has exploded in popularity lately. Be adviced that this is somewhat of a long read. If you want only the review and tasting notes, you can click here. Otherwise feel free to enjoy the rest of the article […]