All posts by Fred Blans

About Fred Blans

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 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. Traveling parts of the USA gave me the chance to experience the world of bourbons and ryes first hand.

A screensaver whisky

Na lang wachten is het eindelijk weer zover: De Koning Whiskyslijterij (let op de naamsverandering) lanceert een aantal zeer bijzondere herfst- en winterproeverijen.

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A holy spirit

In the Veneto region, the most northern part of Italy, the grappa industry has been dominant for more than a century and has been marked by illustrous names like Bortolo Nardini, Vittorio Gianni Capovilla, Gio Batta Poli and many others.

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