The Wade Bales Wine & Malt Whisky Affair With Glenfiddich

It was an evening of discrepant and very much amazing wines and sophisticated whiskeys that were on display and to be tasted. The Wade Bales Wine And Malt Whiskey Affair With Glenfiddich was situated at the exquisite Hyde Park Corner, Johannesburg. Guests were treated to different wines and whiskeys created with perfection.


What is Wade Bales Wine Society, you ask yourself?

The Wade Bales Wine Society is a company dedicated to sourcing and selling the best wines grown in South Africa. They sell wine online and have a team of dedicated personal wine advisors to help you make the best selection.

Why Wade Bales Wine Society?

Choosing the right wine can be overwhelming, confusing and sometimes even intimidating. Wouldn’t it be nice to know someone you can turn to for advice on wines that you can serve with confidence and a story.

So, in essence all of your wine problems have come to an end as The Wine Bales Society is your help needed when you need the best wines and well, in essence that it what was offered at the Wine and Whiskey affair, the best of the best!

During the affair, I had the opportunity of having a chit-chat with the representative of Glenfiddich, I just had to find out more about this whiskey that is so discrepant from everything else. I first asked about the Glenfiddich Range  – which has smooth whiskeys and a very influential sophisticated taste! This is what she said about it:


What makes the Glenfiddich Rich Oak discrepant from all the other whiskeys?

It is because it is made out of new oak and that it has coffee in it as well. It also has toffee and vanilla in it, which it makes it totally different, it is something not usual. 


Looking at all the Glenfiddich Whiskeys, which one is the best of them all?

It depends on  your palate. Glenfiddich has a lot of ranges [all with a very exquisite and sophisticated taste] – so in essence it is all about different strokes for different folks! 


What is very special about the Glenfiddich Small Batch Reserve 18 Year Old Whiskey?

Right now, it is because it is the oldest one that we have here at the affair. The award-winning whiskey (Gold Medal 2013 at the International Spirits Challenge) has baked apple and also has cinnamon flavours, which gives it a very fruity taste. 



What makes Glenfiddich? 

“For 20 years William Grant nurtured a dream to make the ‘best dram in the valley’. With the help of his family, he finally achieved that vision.
In the summer of 1886, with his seven sons and two daughters by his side, William set out to fulfil a lifelong ambition. Together they began building his Distillery by hand, stone by stone. After a single year of work it was ready and William named it Glenfiddich, Gaelic for Valley of the Deer.
William’s passion, determination and pioneering spirit continues to guide us today. Glenfiddich is one of the few single malt distilleries to remain entirely family owned and is now the World’s Most Awarded Single Malt Scotch Whisky, a true reflection of our founder’s innovative nature, passed down through the generations.

We believe the real pleasure in wine lies in sharing, whether it’s our tailored quality wine selection, helpful tips from our wine advisors, or simply the stories of great Winelands characters and their handcrafted wines that we post on our website. So reap the benefits of our informed and trustworthy team, and become part of our wine community today!”


To find out more about The Wade Bales Wine Society you can connect with them:







To find more about the Glenfiddich Whiskeys, you can check it out here:



Twitter: @GlenfiddichSA



“In Wine There Is Wisdom, In Beer There Is Strength But In Whiskey There Is Water Of Life” – Unknown


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