The Rise and Fall of Vintage Whiskey: Exploring the…

In this engaging episode of the Rolex Whiskey Passion Project, host Gavin welcomes Aaron Goldfarb, a seasoned journalist and author who has recently published a noteworthy book on vintage spirits. Listeners are taken on a journey through Aaron’s personal and professional whiskey encounters, revealing how his experiences have shaped his understanding and appreciation for this timeless beverage. The conversation kicks off with Aaron recounting his earliest memories of whiskey and how his palate evolved while attending college in upstate New York during the bourbon renaissance. Drawing from his firsthand experiences in New York City’s burgeoning cocktail scene of the early 2000s, Aaron offers an insightful glimpse into the industry’s emerging trends of the time, including his tasting encounters with craft beer, bourbon, and beyond.