Victoria’s Rutherglen region is one of the oldest winemaking regions in Australia – some wineries were established in the 1850s. The town of Rutherglen, north of Wangaratta, west of Wodonga and just 10 kilometres from the Murray River and the NSW border, is home to just 2,000 residents. Yet this unassuming region produces some of the most renowned fortified wines on the globe.
The more you know the better it tastes. Feast your eyes on the 101 of pairing Japanese whisky and food.
Sherry, Port, Madeira? No doubt, you’ve come across quite a few fortified wines in your whisky journey. While the good old Sherry bomb and Port are the most popular of the fortified finishes, the lesser-known Madeira is an absolute must-try. Read on to find out everything a whisky drinker needs to know about fortified wines.
Ever tried blending your own whisky at home? It’s a whole lot of fun. And it’s a great way to explore and experiment with different profile flavours. Here’s everything you need to know before you get your blend on.
Ahh, the wine cask. There’s just so much to love. You’ve probably noticed that distilleries are releasing a whole lot more wine cask maturations alongside more traditional ex-sherry and ex-bourbon casks. There’re a few good reasons for that. And it’s not just because they’re delicious.
Whisky HQ has a brand new home and an-ever expanding team of whisky legends. That means we need more furniture. And we never miss an opportunity to infuse a little whisky in every aspect of our lives — because why wouldn’t you? So, when it was time to up-size our desks here at Club HQ. We came up with the ultimate whisky solution: a giant whisky barrel desk!