Slightly Late 2011 WhiskyFest San Francisco Wrap-up

Looking back at last year's re-cap of WhiskyFest, it seems I laid out some goals for this year's WhiskyFest...let's see how I did: 1.  Actually spend a few minutes making a serious game plan as to what to taste instead of talking about making a game plan and then running around like an idiot. I … Continue reading Slightly Late 2011 WhiskyFest San Francisco Wrap-up

San Francisco’s WhiskyWeek, 2011

In San Francisco, New York, and Chicago, the week before The Whisky Advocate's WhiskyFest (Oct. 7, Nov. 1, Mar. 23, respectively) is affectionately known as WhiskyWeek. I know, I know, around your house as it is around my house...every week is whisky week, but in these towns, the days around the big expo are packed … Continue reading San Francisco’s WhiskyWeek, 2011

Upcoming (BIG) Bay Area Whisky Events.

In next couple of months, whisky lovers will have two opportunities to completely overdo it. Two chances to go to bed with waaaaaay too much whisky in the belly and to wake up with waaaaaay too much regret in the head. Big whisky expos have a way of making even the most sensible, temperate souls … Continue reading Upcoming (BIG) Bay Area Whisky Events.

WhiskyFest SF 2010 Wrap-up

Before we get into this any further, let me just lay out my WhiskyFest plan for next year: 1.  Actually spend a few minutes making a serious game plan as to what to taste instead of talking about making a game plan and then running around like an idiot. 2.  Eat more. 3.  As nice … Continue reading WhiskyFest SF 2010 Wrap-up

Upcoming Bay Area Whisky Events…

Ok, my gut feeling is there's going to be a lot more than just two whisky-related events happening around here in the next month or so. I don't know, maybe my Gaelic heritage gives me some keen insight that other mere mortals don't have...but I'm pretty sure there'll be a lot going on. For now, … Continue reading Upcoming Bay Area Whisky Events…

WhiskyFest 2010

Last year, we attended WhiskyFest in San Francisco for the first time and were summarily overwhelmed.  If you're a whisky fan, a show like this is not to be missed.  The entire show...hell, the entire week leading up to the show, I had this nervous, panicky feeling that I had to try every single item … Continue reading WhiskyFest 2010