Lessons From the Wine World
by Jonny McCormick
As a whisky drinker, you owe an enormous debt of gratitude to the world of wine. The harder you look, the more you will find potent influences from the wine world affecting how you engage with whisky: the broad selection of single malts in your drinking cabinet or local bar, the increasing use of whisky with food, and the new frontiers of flavor being explored through different grains and better wood. You can thank wine for trailblazing that landscape first; whisky drinkers are reaping the benefits. Don’t believe me? Read on.