Food & Wine

Whisky : The Connoisseur's Journal

The perfect gift for amateur and seasoned aficionados alike, this book is an essential resource and tool for creating and maintaining a personal whisky collection.

This handsome cellar guide and tasting notebook is a complete resource for the whisky lover. The book opens with a historical introduction to the spirit, followed by best practices for selecting, storing, serving, and enjoying whisky, including which glasses and carafes to use, how to let it breathe, and how to store whisky after it has been opened. Collectors will learn how to choose a whisky based on taste and aromatic composition, regional specificity, or place of origin—including options from emerging producers such as Japan, India, Sweden, and Taiwan. The expansive history and practical guidelines serve as a perfect opener to the 100-page logbook for recording details on a whisky’s age, proof, origin, and barrel type, along with personal comments, reviews, and tasting experiences.

This book is a perfect gift for both beginners and connoisseurs that will provide pleasure and discovery for years to come.

About The Author

La Maison du Whisky, founded in 1956, is the leading French importer and distributor of rare whiskys and fine spirits with retail boutiques in Paris, Réunion, and Singapore.

  • Publish Date: May 01, 2018
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Category: Cooking - Beverages - Alcoholic - General
  • Publisher: Flammarion
  • Trim Size: 7-1/4 x 9-1/4
  • Pages: 208
  • US Price: $24.95
  • CDN Price: $33.50
  • ISBN: 978-2-08-020339-7