Wáchale Wednesdays: Women Shaping Whiskey History and More


Wáchale Wednesdays are curations of watch-worthy food, drink, and industry news plus related current events from across the internets.

This week:

  • Heard of whisk(e)y brands like Laphroaig and Johnny Walker? These enterprising ladiessss *Bill Burr voice* were the ones who catapulted those brands and more to global fame (via Wine Enthusiast)

  • Boricua agriculture + gastronomy rebuilds more than just the land: “The hurricanes felt like a message” that he would never succeed as a chef in Puerto Rico, he said. But after diving into the relief effort, he realized that food and cooking would be integral to rebuilding the island." (via NYTimes)