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A Global Whisky Ambassador-at-Large, Grahame has represented diverse brands with a global presence throughout his career: Shibui, The Balvenie, Glenfiddich, Monkey Shoulder, Tullamore Dew, Hye-Land, and The Glenrothes.


Whether it's a client appreciation event, team building exercise, or a holiday celebration, consider booking global whisky ambassador Grahame Wood for a tasting of some of the world's finest wee drams, during which your guests will take a journey through two millennia of human history that's been shaped by the 'water of life'.

Among many other stops on the the whisky history timeline, Grahame will answer the following questions:

- How did the fall of the Roman Empire herald the birth of whisky?
- How does the Loch Ness Monster feature in the story of whisky?
- What did 'the real McCoy' have to do with Prohibition?
- How did an unconventional 20th Century love affair give birth to an emerging whisky region?

Whisky is so impactful a commodity, that the angels demand their share.

Grahame is available to perform The Whisky History Talks in his three home countries... UK, USA, and CANADA. Please reach out via email for pricing.

'Grahame is an absolute whiskey professional. Not only is his knowledge of Whiskey exceptional, but he brings a natural authenticity to the experience. On more then one occasion, we've thrown an unusual whiskey at Grahame and he always comes prepared with the back story of the beverage along with great tasting notes. I highly recommend Grahame and Whiskey History Talks for intimate events or larger gatherings of any type. You simply won't be disappointed.'

Paul Royalty - VP of Sales, Litegear

'These Whiskey history talks are so much fun! The whiskey is great of course and as a bar tender it was so informative and fascinating to learn the history of the whiskeys I was trying. Grahame does an excellent job, I can’t wait for the next one! CHEERS!' 

Sarah Rose Bothwell - Hospitality Manager, The Camera House

'We would also like to express our deepest gratitude to our whisky expert, Grahame Wood, and all the amazing guests and sponsors who attended and supported the whisky tasting. Your presence, enthusiasm, and generosity contributed to the fantastic atmosphere and made the evening truly unforgettable.'

- Southeast Community Foundation

'Grahame and I have partnered on four whisky tasting events, the most recent being Irish whiskies chosen by Grahame and paired with my Celtic-inspired cuisine. The Whisky History Talks are a unique and entertaining approach to bringing people together. Grahame is not only extremely knowledgeable in regards to whisky, but his approach and presentation are enjoyable and engaging. The guests truly enjoyed the evening.'

Colleen Goebel - Caterer

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GRAHAME WOOD has spent over a decade educating and exciting audiences from around the world on the joys of whisky - initially working as an ambassador for The Balvenie & Glenfiddich in Toronto, Canada, before moving to Southern California to continue sharing his passion for the vast category of all world whiskies. Grahame then led education and tastings on The Glenrothes throughout the United States, as well as hosting High Net-Worth Private Clientele Whisky experiences for The Whisky Dog. Grahame was the first ambassador to join Shibui Whisky Company, championing their award-winning whiskies from Niigata and Okinawa, Japan. Grahame’s breadth of whisky knowledge, along with a penchant for whisky history, is what has allowed him to continue to bring the brands he works for to life in an easy-to-approach manner. Additionally, Grahame is an award-winning novelist and acclaimed actor, whose screen credits include Saving Private Ryan, The Patriot, The Orville, and Murdoch Mysteries. He is a voting member of the British Academy of Film & Television Arts and... most importantly... a husband and father.

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