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Join a Virtual Whisky Tasting With George Mendes and Gabriel Cardarella

Men’s Journal‘s Whiskey Wednesday Reside is back again, and this time about we’re sampling a person of Dewar’s newest releases: Dewar’s Portuguese Easy. The guided tasting will get put on March three, and you can register now to sign up for in.

Dewar’s Manufacturer Ambassador Gabriel Cardarella (a 10-12 months veteran of the brand) will return to co-host the occasion alongside with Portuguese-American chef George Mendes, founder of the acclaimed restaurant Aldea in Manhattan’s Flatiron district.

Dewar's Portuguese Smooth
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A very first-generation American born to Portuguese mother and father, Mendes’s Portuguese roots have had a strong impact on his occupation as a chef. The elaborate household meals of his childhood encouraged him to go to culinary school, and immediately after teaching in France and Spain and doing work with environment-renowned cooks like David Bouley and Martin Berasategui, he returned to the States and eventually opened Aldea. Due to the fact then, Mendes has acquired a Michelin star for his new interpretations of standard recipes, all centered on sourcing the very best elements probable. You can find him on Instagram at @geomendes.


Gabriel Cardarella
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For this Whiskey Wednesday, Cardarella and Mendes will sample Dewar’s Portuguese Easy, a new addition to the brand’s award-profitable lineup of bottles. It combines traditions from Scotland and Portugal to develop a person very one of a kind whisky. It’s created with eight-12 months-outdated blended Scotch whisky that has been double aged for remarkable smoothness, and it is then completed in casks that were being earlier applied to maintain port wine—one of Portugal’s most nicely acknowledged exports.

The end result? A abundant, deeply fragrant whisky with notes of sweet and bitter cherries, honey, and vanilla. It helps make a flavorful base for some superb cocktails, as well.

Cardarella and Mendes will examine all that and much more at this approaching Whiskey Wednesday. The reside guided tasting will kick off on March three at 6 p.m. EST, and it will be hosted on Zoom. Simply click listed here to register and listed here to shop Dewar’s bottles.


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