I think we need to be quite up front and straight about the fact that Chichester’s Whisky Women are probably the type of girls that you would expect to be drinking whisky: verging on mature with quite a bit of life experience. We are not youngsters exploring whisky with as much gusto as any other spirit or cocktail base: we know what we like and that’s why we meet and share such fun tastings.Read More
You never quite get around to doing the touristy things in the place where you live, do you? When I suggested an evening cruise on the Chichester Canal for our September tasting - Whisky with Water - I was delighted that so many Chichester Whisky Women said that this was something that they really wanted to do!Read More
I am a woman, I enjoy good whiskies and I am keen to go beyond The Famous Grouse - delicious, smooth and easy as it is - to find whiskies that will match my recipes and make a total dining experience. Perhaps I should also mention that I am 40 years a food writer, a well-published author, have a palette, albeit trained only through experience, and have led whisky tastings in the past for Waitrose when they were a major client of mine.
What interests me, in both food and whisky, are the stories behind the product which lead, inevitably, to artisan producers of both food and drink. It is the small makers that intrigue me, those contributing to and conserving the area of their workplace and enshrining it in their products.Read More
Meet Geraldine, a dynamic young lady with a finely honed palette and great ideas about women and whisky.Read More