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Issue 72 - Heading Downtown

Whisky Magazine Issue 72
June 2008


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America's most famous city hosts the greatest whisky show on earth,we find out more

New York's annual celebration of the world's finest whiskies rolled in to town recently complete with a smart new venue.

The prestigious Puck Building, close to New York's chic Soho district, hosted this gathering of malts, blends, bourbons and whiskeys.

Held during Tartan Week, with this most iconic of cities for a backdrop, there is always something special about Whisky Live New York.

Whether it is the selection of more than 100 whiskies from across the globe on offer, or just the great spirit of friendliness the evening event engenders, visitors to Live New York always go home with great memories and new friends.

The evening's festival atmosphere was rounded off with great food, and live music performed by the toe-tapping band Mactalla.

Those wanting to explore deeper in to their favourite tipples got the chance with the series of Masterclasses.

Kicking off the series of classes was Ronnie Cox taking devotees through the world of the award winning boutique whisky,The Glenrothes Ronnie has travelled throughout the world to communicate The Glenrothes story and the brand's remarkable quality, variety and unique range.

Each Glenrothes Vintage has a story to tell.With Ronnie in the lead, every sampling of the brand became a sensory journey into the extraordinary tastes offered by the individual marques.

Whether accompanied by the sound of specially-selected classical music, the taste of fine chocolates or simply on their own, the distinctive characteristics of each Vint...

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