Be part of a Digital Whisky Tasting With George Mendes and Gabriel Cardarella


Males’s Journal‘s Whiskey Wednesday Reside is again, and this time round we’re sampling considered one of Dewar’s latest releases: Dewar’s Portuguese Clean. The guided tasting will happen on March 3, and you may register now to affix in.

Dewar’s Model Ambassador Gabriel Cardarella (a 10-year veteran of the model) will return to co-host the occasion together with Portuguese-American chef George Mendes, founding father of the acclaimed restaurant Aldea in Manhattan’s Flatiron district.

Dewar's Portuguese Smooth
George Mendes, @geomendes Courtesy Picture

A primary-generation American born to Portuguese mother and father, Mendes’s Portuguese roots have had a powerful affect on his profession as a chef. The frilly household meals of his childhood impressed him to go to culinary faculty, and after coaching in France and Spain and dealing with world-renowned cooks like David Bouley and Martin Berasategui, he returned to the States and ultimately opened Aldea. Since then, Mendes has earned a Michelin star for his new interpretations of conventional recipes, all based mostly on sourcing the best elements doable. Yow will discover him on Instagram at @geomendes.


Gabriel Cardarella
Gabriel Cardarella Courtesy picture

For this Whiskey Wednesday, Cardarella and Mendes will pattern Dewar’s Portuguese Clean, a brand new addition to the model’s award-winning lineup of bottles. It combines traditions from Scotland and Portugal to create one very distinctive whisky. It’s made with eight-year-old blended Scotch whisky that has been double aged for distinctive smoothness, and it’s then completed in casks that had been beforehand used to carry port wine—considered one of Portugal’s most well-known exports.

The end result? A wealthy, deeply fragrant whisky with notes of candy and bitter cherries, honey, and vanilla. It makes a flavorful base for some glorious cocktails, too.

Cardarella and Mendes will discover all that and extra at this upcoming Whiskey Wednesday. The stay guided tasting will kick off on March 3 at 6 p.m. EST, and it will likely be hosted on Zoom. Click on here to register and here to shop Dewar’s bottles.


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