More than 200 whiskies were considered for this year’s edition of the World Whiskies Awards, sponsored by Whisky Magazine, the U.K. publication that sets the pace for the international whisky coverage.
The portal is about to open on a season dear to the Gaelic and Celtic folk of Ireland and Scotland and, indeed, their millions of descendants all over the U.S.
One of my male colleagues was explaining why men age better than women.
They’re doing very interesting things these days in Scotland’s Glen of Tranquility, maturing whiskies in non-traditional ways.
OK, let’s get right down to it. At what point does lengthy aging in used barrels turn tequila into something that, while perhaps still an excellent product, no longer is tequila?
I was spending a few relaxed hours with a group of people in an old cantina in dusty downtown Tequila, Mexico, discussing the explosion in the town’s namesake liquor among U.S. consumers and the merits of its various styles.
I-Pods. Smart Cards. Broadband. Video Connectivity. These and other terms of technology were front and center Monday as the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors Committee on Aging explored technology that can help aging residents remain independent in their own homes. National trends indicate that a “silver tsunami” is about to […]
It may be an uncomfortable fact, but it’s true: we are all getting older! Fairfax County is home to more than 80,000 people age 60 and older, and more baby boomers join those legions every day. Providing services to senior citizens, whether long-term care assistance or recreational opportunities in our […]
English essayist Francis Bacon (1561-1626) noted near the end of his life that “age appears to be best in four things – old wood best to burn, old wine to drink, old friends to trust, and old authors to read.” Perhaps it’s time to add a fifth item in the […]