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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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 Canadian Club...

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 Japan... But...

Enderle & Moll Spatburgunder Rose – Kate’s Weekly Wine Pick

At the heart of this winery, Enderle & Moll is two pals, Sven Enderle and Florian Moll, making wine: just a small cellar, a...

The Porn Star Martini – The Hunt For The Perfect Martini

Once, long ago, I started my ‘bartender’ career at a student pub, that, as the sunset, would slowly morph into a sticky-floored gathering for...

The State of Tiki in 2020

Many magazines will tout Tiki as being one of the top trends of the cocktail movement. Drinks with transportive neon hues piled high with...

Vin Noe Amour Vache – Kate’s Weekly Wine Picks

Beaujolais’ Gamay is a grape that tends to evoke eye rolls from many of the highbrow wine crowd. For historical reference, in 14th century...

Top Five Tequila releases of 2019 and 2020

2020 isn’t exactly a banner year for most things. A global pandemic, murder hornets, the list goes on (and on, and on, and on)....

Domaine Viret Mareotis – Kate’s Weekly Wine Pick

Many of my favorite wines are threaded with incredible stories of people and places. But this particular bottle, Domaine Viret Mareotis, had a story...

The Sakura Martini – The Hunt For The Perfect Martini

Living in New York is hectic. The city moves at a break-neck pace, as does the bar scene. There’s always a new spot to...

Stekar Rebula – Kate’s Weekly Wine Pick

There's a certain stereotype that comes with orange wine. They are often known to be yeast, funky, cloudy, and distinctly 'natural' tasting. If the...

The Dunhill – Hunt for the Perfect Martini

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The Last Word Cocktail

As I continue to be confined to my house and not sliding up to cocktail bars around the world, I’m starting to look beyond the traditional...

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