Full-bodied drop found in a NZ barrel

source: The Australian Financial Review, 16 August 2012

Good whisky weather is not like good beer weather. Whisky comes from areas where the ground is thick and muddy and the sky a dense grey blanket. Scotland, for example. Ireland, too. Tasmania even. But also New Zealand.

Greg Ramsay – a man whose blood runs with the peaty smells of single malts – has revived the Tasmanian whisky industry and is now focusing on the land of the long white cloud.