My visit to Domaine de Pellehaut armagnac was super quick, and so also is this post.
Here are the new bottles of liquor hitting the market announced over the past few weeks.
The large wheel (tahona) at the Olmeca Altos distillery in Mexico is pulled by driver-free motor. They still need a guy to walk behind it and scrape up the crushed agave, so it's not all that high-tech. Read more here.
Maison Janneau armagnac is located near the town of Condom. It is the #1 exported brand of cognac.
A visit to the aging and blending facilities of the small armagnac brand Marquis de Montesquiou.
A look at the bars in Reykjavik, Iceland.
April 2012: Tabasco sauce ages in Louisiana for 3 years in ex-bourbon barrels: about 50,000 of them. Read more here.
Single-grain whisky is trending so hard right now, but most people have no idea what it really is because it is *not* whisky made from a single grain. The "single" refers to a single distillery, and "grain" refers to, well, a bunch of other stuff.