Lark Rare Cask Series Para100 Whisky: Yes, Tasmania Makes World-Class Whisky

by Ken Gargett One of the earlier pieces I did for Quill & Pad was on one of the world’s most extraordinary wines, the Seppeltsfield 100-Year-Old Para Vintage Tawny port. I am not doing a reprise of that here, but it is very relevant to today’s focus. That wine, the 100-Year-Old Para Vintage Tawny, exists only thanks to […]

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Domaine du Tariquet – Beautiful Wines from Gascony

Why Tariquet Wine? Domaine du Tariquet is probably the first winemaker to have made wines in the New World style long before there was a name for it.A piece of history: France, after the 1st World War where wines played a big part in the morale of the troops, and after the enormous scientific knowledge […]

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VERDE MOMENTO – Artisanal Mezcal

Mezcal Verde Momento Organic Despite its ultra-modern looks, this eye-catching mezcal is produced with the utmost artisanal care and traditional methods. Verde Momento is made with 8 year old agave Espadin by mezcalero Doroteo Garcia in Tlacolula, Oaxaca. The agaves are cooked in an underground oven using ocote, holm oak, and pepper tree which give […]

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Spotlight On The Other Wine Co.

Since its launch in 2015, The Other Wine Co. has produced some handy little pourers for restaurants, arresting splashes of sky-blue on shelves, highly rated, deliciously drinkable wines; favourites in our collection. The Other Wine Co. is a special little brand whose ambition to think otherness is an exciting new chapter. ‘Otherness can be found in many different […]

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The World’s Best Whisky—According To The International Wine And Spirits Competition

Aberlour A’Bunadh Cask Strength Single Malt There are a lot of spirits competitions out there these days. Indeed, it seems like every week we’re reporting on the results of a new one. There’s good reason for it, too: never before has there been so many incredible labels of liquor on the shelf. And never before have […]

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Four Roses Small Roses Bourbon

Four Roses Small Batch Bourbon Review

2 Aussies from mybottleshop.com online liquor store review Four Roses Small Batch bourbon According to master distiller Brent Elliott, while exact details vary by batch, the average batch size is approximately 250 barrels. Barrels are typically 6 and 7 years old, with nothing younger than 6 years old and occasionally barrels as much as 8 […]

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