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About the Mavericks – Through a Maverick


02 Sep, 2016 by Rupali Dean


When the articulate and graceful Rahul Khanna takes you through the story behind the best dram in the world, you really want to know more! The 'Mavericks' is a beautiful tale of how the incredible waters in scenic Dufftown changed the destiny of William Grant and his family who gave the world its finest single malt whisky – 'Glenfiddich'.

These three-part series premier on 3rd September at 10 pm on NDTV Good times commencing from the 'Valley of the Deer'. The banks of the river Fiddich is where the whisky got its name and this is also the place where dreams were nurtured. In the first two, Rahul expressively takes the viewers on a journey that unearths the secrets to the success of the world’s most beloved single malt. The last episode focuses brilliantly on the craft that goes behind other unique expressions from the same family of Mavericks – The Balvenie, Monkey Shoulder and Hendrick’s gin.

All in all – 'The Mavericks' is a beautiful saga of an unusual man with a vision and his family’s dedication to excellence. Rahul Khanna, on his visit to one of the last family distilleries in the world will have you glued to your television screens for sure. He will give you an impressive insight into the single malt’s evolution over the years honouring the Maverick spirit across the globe!

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Rupali Dean is a familiar name in Food & Travel writing. Her passion and work takes her on various travels across the world and her by-line is familiar to discerning readers of esteemed magazines and Newspapers like Uppercrust, Food & Wine, Discover India, Economic Times Travel, Hindustan Times City, Statesman etc to name a few. A trained hospitality professional, from the Institute of Hotel Management, Ahmedabad gives her an edge over any other food writer. She has also won the Best Food Travel writer award in India by Spain Tourism and has been Featured among India’s Top 5 Food Bloggers in India in the Hi Blitz magazine.

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