Like whisky, have questions? Glenfiddich’s ambassador Mark answers them

This short film answers a lot of whisky questions, with Glenfiddich’s UK ambassador Mark Thomson

A Drinks Galore expert Interview:

Presented by Mark Jennings drinksgalo.re

Directed by Alex Blogg alexblogg.com

Featuring Mark Thomson, UK Glenfiddich Brand Ambassador

Thanks to Walker Slater Tailors walkerslater.com

NEW EVENT – WHISKY I LOVE YOU #2, a whisky tasting event for spirited amateurs

It’s been quiet on the DG front while I’ve been working on my booze start-up Shaken, but we’re back with a MASSIVE event to celebrate our 1 year anniversary, and what’s more … this man is back. Join us for a most unique whisky tasting – early bird on sale now.


Many of you will remember the brilliant Mark Thomson from our first event back in March 2014, and for those who don’t know him, you’ll want to – his knowledge of whisky is surpassed only by his great way of presenting it so that everyone feels like an expert.

On the night you’ll get:

  • A special cocktail on arrival using one of the spirits we’ll taste later
  • 5 incredible drams – tasted neat to show you the true essence of the spirit, 3 of which you can’t find in any shop
  • Snacks from The Hoxton’s kitchen
  • Your own whisky creation to take home and another memento of the night
  • Friendly, expert information about the spirit from a world authority
  • Chill out in the wonderful private space at The Hox

This event will sell out fast so get your tickets now and tell the world of your spirits love with #DrinksGalore

All you ever need to know about tequila – Drinks Galore Meet The Maker Series

Mark gets in-depth on tequila and mezcal with Tequila Ocho’s Jesse Estes. A Drinks Galore interview.

What actually is tequila? How is it made? What is mezcal and what’s the difference? How can you tell if your tequila is 100% agave and why does this matter? And what’s with this worm thing anyway?

Find out all you ever wanted to know about how agave spirits are made, and what makes one of the most misunderstood spirits seem much more enjoyable and alluring in this video interview.

Filmed in January 2015 at El Nivel in London by the visual and audio magicians Alex Blogg and Olly Burton.