Kate Dingwall

Kate Dingwall is a writer and editor, primarily covering the spirits and travel world. Her work has appeared in Forbes.com, Wine Enthusiast, Liquor.com, MAXIM Magazine, DuJour Magazine, Eater, VinePair, Culture Trip, Canada's 100 Best Restaurants, and a number of other publications, online and print. Outside of writing, she is a sommelier and an avid martini drinker.
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The Cosmopolitan Cocktail

I’ve always looked down on the Cosmopolitan. Perhaps it’s the Sex and the City adage: it’s a saccharine, hot-pink drink best sipped...

Claus Preisinger Kieselstein Zweigelt

Vienna is known for many things: fantastic opera, the Sound of Music, and stunning architecture. But just south of Vienna lies one...

Tbilvino’s Qvevris Rkatsiteli

Orange wine may be on the menu of every new hip wine bar in the world, but the origins are by no...

The Comeback Of The Martini on The Rocks

There’s nothing quite as perfect of that first sip of a freshly poured martini, with frosted glass and a bracing booziness. But...

What Is Canadian Whisky and How Is It Made

Moving on in our Canadian whisky series, let’s take a look into the production process of Canadian whisky.

Is It Time To Rethink How We Describe Our Drinks?

Every Christmas growing up, after our bellies filled with my grandmother’s turkey and the bottles of Chardonnay emptied, my grandfather would lurch...

Vino Lauria Nerello Mascalese

Two words: volcano wine. On the slopes of Mount Etna, an active Volcano on Sicily’s east coast, grapevines grow...

A Beginner’s Guide to Canadian Whisky: Common Misconceptions

As we continue our look into the Canadian whisky world, let’s field some of the most common misconceptions about the spirit.

Niepoort Nat’Cool Branco

In my mind, the Niepoort Nat’Cool Branco is a Ferris Bueller of wines: Sunglasses on with a care-free attitude, skipping class for...

The Katana Kitten’s Hinoki Martini

One of my fondest pre-pandemic Martini memories is slipping into the bar at Katana Kitten. Well, you can’t exactly slip quietly. One...

History of Canadian Whisky

Canadian whiskey is possibly one of the most misunderstood categories in the world. You’ve heard of it, probably through big names like...

The Man Building Australia’s Whisky Scene

Let’s list off all the great whisky-making regions of the world: Scotland, Kentucky, Tennessee, and Ireland, to start off. Canada, perhaps, and...

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The Cosmopolitan Cocktail

I’ve always looked down on the Cosmopolitan. Perhaps it’s the Sex and the City adage: it’s a saccharine, hot-pink drink best sipped...

Claus Preisinger Kieselstein Zweigelt

Vienna is known for many things: fantastic opera, the Sound of Music, and stunning architecture. But just south of Vienna lies one...

Tbilvino’s Qvevris Rkatsiteli

Orange wine may be on the menu of every new hip wine bar in the world, but the origins are by no...

The Comeback Of The Martini on The Rocks

There’s nothing quite as perfect of that first sip of a freshly poured martini, with frosted glass and a bracing booziness. But...