From Old to New Scotland – A Historical Spirits Journey in Six Glasses
Uisge beatha, the fiery nectar that helped clans survive harsh winters, was revered to have mystical and medicinal powers. But Scotch whisky today is not at all the spirit the ancient Celts created. Join Johanne McInnis and Graham MacKenney for a guided tasting through the historical journey from old to new Scotland.
Bio- Johanne McInnis
Johanne is a freelance spirits writer, whisky panellist and judge with more than 30 years of experience as a public speaker. Armed with an educational background in distillation, she regularly travels the world and presents master classes in the U.K. and North America. Passionate, enthusiastic and entertaining, Johanne loves to share her stories and knowledge and help others on their own spirits discovery journey.
Bio- Graham MacKenney
Graham can thank his dad for the introduction to whisky when he was in his early 20s as it quickly turned into a passion. He is a founding member and past president of the Saint John Whisky Tasting Society. He has been a presenter, writer and judge for the Canadian Whisky Awards and more recently expanded his passion for spirits to the rum category as well. Graham travels regularly near and far to visit distilleries and increase his knowledge and experience.