Editor’s Note: With a large number of individuals now spending more time at home because of the coronavirus outbreak, one needs a range of activities to pass the days. Part of this can be learning more about the whisk(e)y lifestyle through online video. It is with this in mind we bring you the Stuck At Home Whisk(e)y Video Watchlist, an ongoing curated video list chosen from sources such as YouTube. So pull up a chair and a dram and we hope you enjoy.
“Dutch businessman Michel Kappen and Italian blind accordion virtuoso Valentino Zagatti are united by their passion for single malt Scotch whisky.
Just after World War II, at the age of eleven, Valentino Zagatti lost his sight when a mine exploded. He became a professional accordion player, gave brilliant concerts and received all kinds of awards. Zagatti married and became father of two children. One day, he decided to quit smoking and to use the money he saved to buy a bottle of single malt Scotch Whisky every month . A decision that made him eventually a millionaire.
The unique connection between Valentino Zagatti and Michel Kappen made it possible that the Netherlands now has the most unique whisky collection in the world.”
Nino Kilgore-Marchetti is the founder and editor-in-chief of The Whiskey Wash, an award winning whiskey lifestyle website dedicated to informing and entertaining consumers about whisk(e)y on a global level. As a whisk(e)y journalist, expert and judge he has written about the subject extensively, been interviewed in various media outlets and...