Corinne Mossati

Corinne Mossati is the founder and editor of Gourmantic. An avid scribe, she has taken pen to paper since the age of five. Her repertoire includes long works of fiction, short stories and travelogues. She is a winner of the GT travel writing competition, has judged the Australasian Whisky Awards and several cocktail competitions. She is also named in the Australian Bartender Most Influential List.

JP Wiser’s Canadian Whisky

JP Wiser's Canadian Whisky

J.P. Wiser’s, Canada No. 1 Whisky brand has made its debut into the Australian market with four expressions, J.P. Wiser’s Triple Barrel, J.P. Wiser’s 18 Year Old, and sub-brands Lot No. 40 and Pike Creek. The brand which is the latest addition to the Pernod Ricard Australia portfolio was established …

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Soho in Balmain

Soho, Balmain

Soho in Balmain is bringing sophisticated dining with a modern twist on the 1920s. Soho, Balmain Located along the Darling Street strip, the elegant venue is the first venture by Ronite Hammond and Justin Boyd and has been designed by Hammond’s Design 4 Space channelling a boutique hotel in Soho, …

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Kilchoman Single Malt with Peter Wills

Kilchoman Single Malt

Peter Wills, the son of Kilchoman founder Anthony Wills and the distillery’s sales and marketing manager presented a tasting of six Kilchoman expressions at The Wild Rover in Sydney. Peter Wills Kilchoman is Islay’s youngest distillery, founded in 2005, five years after Bruichladdich was revived by Jim McEwan. The small …

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Laphroaig QA Cask Review

Laphroaig QA Cask

Laphroaig QA Cask has been around the travel retail market for some time but it is worth revisiting in light of the newer travel retail whisky additions. Laphroaig QA Cask Laphroaig QA Cask (QA stands for Quercus Alba, the latin name for American oak) is matured in ex-bourbon casks and …

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Junk Lounge, Cruise Bar Sydney

Junk Lounge, Cruise Bar Sydney

Cruise Bar at Circular Quay has been around since 2001 and after a year long hiatus, it has returned with major refurbishments across all three levels. Junk Lounge, Cruise Bar Sydney Occupying the second level is Junk Lounge, named after Hong Kong harbour’s traditional vessels with mood lighting, a striking …

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