Whisky Recommendations for a New Whisky Drinker

In light of his upcoming trip to Chicago to host WhiskyFest, publisher and editor of Malt Advocate magazine, John Hansell, asked his community to share some thoughts and recommendations on whiskies that would be most appropriate for the new whisky drinker.
glendronach revival 15

Whisky Shorts: The GlenDronach Revival 15

This whisky is one dark delight. The GlenDronach Revival 15, 46%, is a beautiful expression that brings some serious talent to the table for well under $100 ($70-$80) and is this week's Great Weekday Whisky.

A Day of Wine in Livermore, California

Livermore is an often overlooked wine region in Northern California, just about an hour from Napa. But don't be mistaken by Livermore's low-profile exterior. There are some great wine finds here and a whole lot of history.