Kirsten O'Brien

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19 Crimes, 1 Red Blend

In 1783, nineteen crimes punishable by “transportation” began turning convicts into colonists. Among these British rogues was a soldier and poet named John Boyle O’Reilly, whose death sentence for treason was commuted to twenty years of penal servitude in Western Australia.  Three years and three escape attempts later, he became …

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Knappogue Castle’s Sweet Sixteen

Photo Credit: Gabi Porter Knappogue Castle Single Malt Irish Whisky is named after the 551-year-old tower house that Americans, Mark Edwin Andrews and his wife, Lavonne, restored in 1966.  Knappogue, pronounced “nah-pogue,” is Gaelic for “hill of the kiss.” The brand’s primary products are its 12-, 14-, and 16-year-old triple …

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