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Spirits Around the World

Posted by Sandra Thomas-Comenole on Oct 20, 2021 5:58:35 PM

Many believe to truly experience a new culture one must eat and drink the way the locals do. In the spirit of Halloween, we have curated a few travel destinations that allow travelers to delve into the culture through tastings, tours and traditional foods.

From Jamaican rum to Alsatian wines, you'll have the chance to tour famous distilleries, sample traditional spirits and visit the vineyards.

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Scotland: Scotch
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Scotland is home to over 130 distilleries, making it the greatest concentration of scotch whisky production in the world.

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Greece: Ouzo
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Ouzo is an anise-flavored aperitif produced from the grape remnants of winemaking. The island of Lesvos is the heart of Greece’s ouzo production. Visit a Plomari distillery to learn about the production processes and sample the good stuff.

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Italy: Limoncello
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Limoncello is an Italian lemon-flavored liqueur mainly produced in Southern Italy.

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France: Alsatian Wines
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Located in the northeast of France, Alsace is a hidden treasure. They are known for their very aromatic, floral and spicy white wines with German influence.

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Ireland: Whisky
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The word 'whisky' comes from an Irish word meaning water of life. From the Old Jameson Distillery Tour in Dublin to the Old Bushmills Distillery in the North, Ireland is not short on Irish Whisky experiences.

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California, USA: Napa Wines
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The Napa Valley region has long since been synonymous with two things: luxury and wine. Here you can relax in a Tuscan style villa complete with vineyard and wine cellar, horseback ride through the Vaca Mountains or take a slow ride on the Napa Valley Wine Train and sip the finest vintage on a vintage locomotive. Beautiful landscape and fabulous wines, Napa's greatest accomplishments; relax, sip and enjoy!

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Jamaica: Rum
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Jamaican Rum dates back to the 17th century, when Jamaica became a British colony. By the late 19th century, the country had became the hub of rum production with more than 100 working distilleries. Today, Jamaica has the most rum bars per square mile in the world and is highly regarded for its standard and reputation of its rum.

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Kentucky, USA: Bourbon
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Take a scenic drive to quaint Bardstown, Kentucky. This historic town has been dubbed the “Bourbon Capital of the World” due to its 11 unique distilleries within just a few miles. Sample spirits while enjoying live music and soaking in the atmosphere of this postcard-perfect Southern town.

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Germany: Schnapps
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Schnapps is fruit brandy that has long been deeply woven into culture of Germany with distilleries ranging in size from the small to the very small.

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