Canadian Whisky: The Portable Expert


Canadian Whisky: The Portable Expert provides whisky lovers with comprehensive information explained in a most accessible manner. This well-illustrated book tells how whisky is made, why it tastes the way it does, the history of whisky making in Canada, in-depth descriptions of each of Canada’s whisky distilleries and tasting notes for over 100 Canadian whiskies.As renowned whisky writer Dave Broom put it when the book was released, "This is an important time for Canadian whisky and this is an important book which isn't just a story of a drink, but a story of Canada itself.”Canadian whisky makers credit de Kergommeaux’s book with stimulating the current renaissance of their whisky. Since its release, sales of Canadian whisky have risen steadily as whisky lovers learn about the hidden wealth of great whisky made in Canada.Author, Davin de Kergommeaux is a certified sommelier and independent whisky expert who has been writing about, talking about and teaching about whisky for more than a decade. His writing and tasting notes appear in Scotch Whisky Review, Whisky Advocate and on such websites as and  He is the Canadian editor for Whisky Magazine and publishes comprehensive notes about Canadian whisky on the website, De Kergommeaux appears at whisky festivals from coast to coast in Canada and abroad and is a judge in a number of prestigious whisky competitions including the World Whisky Awards.___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Canadian Whisky: The Portable ExpertBy: Davin de KergommeauxHardcover and paperback| 352 pages| McClelland & StewartCooking - Beverages - Wine & Spirits; Cooking - Beverages; Cooking - Regional & Ethnic – Canadian978-0-7710-2743-7| $24.99 / $22.00Available in stores and from on-line booksellers worldwide.