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Wine Knowledge
David Stephan

How should wines be stored and served?

Wine storage and serving are essential for maintaining the quality of the wine and enhancing its flavor.  I have talked before about the ‘room temperature’ concept, this is a deeper look into it, with some tips for storing and serving wine: Storage Temperature: Wine should be stored at a constant temperature between 7-18°C (45-65°F). The

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Spirits Knowledge
David Stephan

What are the differences between a London Dry Gin and standard Gin?

London Dry Gin and standard gin are both styles of gin, but they have some differences in terms of production and taste.  London Dry Gin is a specific style of gin that must adhere to certain regulations and standards, and the process must result in a final product that has no added sugar or other sweeteners.

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Wine Knowledge
David Stephan

Organic wine – taste the difference

When it comes to wine, there’s a lot to love. From the rich, complex flavours to the way it can bring people together, wine is a true delight. But did you know that there’s a type of wine that’s even better for you and the environment? We are talking about organic wine. First off, let

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Spirits Knowledge
David Stephan

What is the difference between whisky and whiskey?

Whisky and whiskey are spellings of the same word, referring to a type of alcohol made from fermented grain mash. The difference in spelling depends on the country of origin.  Whisky is used for Scotch, Canadian, and Japanese whiskies, while whiskey is used for Irish and American whiskies. Check our full range of whiskies here.

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Spirits Knowledge
David Stephan

What is the difference between Mezcal & Tequila?

All tequilas are mezcals, but not all mezcals are tequilas. 1st, the region: Tequila can only come from specific places (Michoacán, Guanajuato, Nayarit, Tamaulipas and Jalisco, where the actual town of Tequila is), when Mezcal can comes from anywhere else in the Country (yet, most of the production comes from the Southern Oaxaca region). Then,

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Wine Knowledge
David Stephan

I should be serving my wines at ‘room temperature’, correct?

This is an idea that I have heard many times: “I should serve my wine at room temperature’ – even in Malaysia.Room temperature should be based on the country where the wine is made, not over here.Wine cellar in Europe in Winter can go down to 10 ˚C or below, and if you want to

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