Gardarèm, they say, is ancient Gallic for “We keep”. It’s also the name of the, supposedly, best Syrah in the world. Most importantly, though, it is the culmination of a journey for your’s truly. It’s no secret. I’ve drunk a lot of wine throughout the years… Much of it good, some of it bad, if […]
Category Archives: Wine & Drink
Wine and spirit reviews, cocktail recipes, and more. Channel your inner wine lover or mixologist and join The Johan for a boozy adventure.
I’ve got a question for you… What compels an individual of reasonably sound wit and intellect to set up a whiskey production from scratch in a Danish seaside town of some 65,000 souls? Fortune? Fame? Recognition? Momentary loss of sanity? Since my beloved local brewery announced, some three years ago, the intend to craft a […]
It’s Friday night in Denmark and not a particularly fine one at that. It’s cold, it’s rainy, it’s windy. But it doesn’t matter. For Johan the food blogger, today was a good day. Today was the day I finally got to taste one of the most iconic beers in the history of brewing. Today was […]
We’ve done a few videos in the Unscripted series now, all of which can be viewed on my Youtube channel. It’s a pretty simple concept, really, I plop myself down with a camera and a topic or task. I hit record and just roll with it for as long as I can, never pausing, never […]
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 […]