I write about all sorts of beverages of which whisk(e)y is my favorite. Traveling, interviewing and writing are combined in most of the stories on my blog www.legbeforewicket.nl
I have to admit that the occasional cigar is a companion that I love to pair with food, (port)wine, cognac and again whisk(e)y. My journeys through Europe have taken me to the most amazing distilling venues from Islay to Poland and Italy to France.
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Read about Carry Nation, the hatchet wielding joint smasher in the Special Edition of Distiller’s Trail. Just sign up for the Free Newsletter. Read all about how the US voted itself dry 100 years ago from today, about the first states that ratified the 18th Amendment to the Constitution and more stories. Lees verder How a 13 year dry spell changed a nation→
At exactly a 100 years ago today on January 8, 1920 Jessie Roberta ‘Rita’ Cowan married her mother’s Japanese lodger at the Calton registry office in Glasgow. It wasn’t the man she loved at first but the freedom that would come with the marriage. Lees verder Remembering Rita→