When we talk about the origin of whisky, we undeniably think of Ireland and Scotland.
An 18th-century mansion by the name of Balvenie New House in the Speyside region of Scotland is home to Balvenie Distillery. William Grant converted the abandoned structure into a distillery in 1892. The word ‘Balvenie’ translates into the ‘village of luck’. With the commencement of its production of single malt Scotch, luck did turn ‘the William Grant Way’.
In her heartbreakingly poignant novel First Frost, Sarah Addison Allen writes, “It looked like the world was covered in a cobbler crust of brown sugar and cinnamon.” With fallen leaves carpeting everyday paths, chilly nip in the air, autumn comes marking the beginning of the end.