Chivas XV Aged 15 Years

NEW Chivas Regal Chivas XV is marrying the worlds of Scotch and Cognac

Chivas Regal is marrying the worlds of Scotch and Cognac with new ‘disruptive, contemporary’ blended whisky, Chivas XV.  For a contemporary’ twist, Chivas XV has been finished in Grande Champagne Cognac casks. Chivas XV is a 15-year-old blend of Scotch whiskies that has been finished in Grande Champagne Cognac casks for a ‘rich, refined and velvety’ […]

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Sullivans Cove Brandy

Sullivans Cove to release Single Cask Brandy

Sullivans Cove Distillery has announced the launch of a limited-edition, single cask, Tasmanian brandy – Sullivans Cove XO. The brandy has been created as a partnership between Sullivans Cove and wines from Tasmania’s Huon Valley region, with a blend of Sauvignon Blanc, Gewurztraminer and Chardonnay being used. These wines have been distilled using the same […]

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French Cognac

Quality Affordable Cognacs from France

There are many different brandies produced throughout the world; however, there is only one “cognac”. This noble spirit originates from white wine grapes called Ugni Blanc. Produced only in the Cognac region of France, the wine is distilled twice in traditional Charentais copper pot stills. The finished product is clear and adopts its beautiful amber color […]

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Choc Mint Alexander Cocktail

The Choc Mint Alexander Cocktail Recipe

The Choc Mint Alexander is a cognac based cocktail delivering a twist on the Brandy Alexander. This cocktail is built using GB Fookes Cognac, Crème de Cacao chocolate liqueur, Crème de menthe mint liqueur, cream and chocolate bitters. It is then shaken vigorously to blend all ingredients to give it a creamy and rich texture. Recipe: Glassware: Martini Glass Ingredients: […]

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French Drinks Event, Sydney

French Bastille Day Tasting Event at MyBottleShop

A celebration of all things French, Bastille Day 2017 was held at My Bottle Shop featuring tastings of various spirits from the many regions of France led by Mauro Ribeiro from Cerbaco (importer and distributor of French drinks). During the night we were so lucky to taste Domaines de Provence Rinquinquin, Domaines de Provence Grande […]

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Deconstructing digestifs

While the ideal after-dinner drink is the one you most enjoy, digestifs were specifically made to aid digestion and excite your taste-buds after a meal. As opposed to aperitifs, which are light on sweetness and strength, digestifs are full-bodied desert drinks. As digestifs vary enormously among different cultures, it is hard to define their character. Some are sweet and smooth, […]

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