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Discover the whiskies chosen by the chefs and sommeliers of Michelin starred restaurants. A selection made by trustworthy and legitimate professionals to help you find your favourite whiskies.

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Whisky Puni

1 – Puni Whisky


Whisky origin : Italy

Type of whisky : other

Vintage : no

In the 2 winelist of gastronomics restaurants starred

Whisky Glenkichie

2 – Glenkichie Whisky


Whisky origin : Scotland – Lowlands

Type of whisky : single malt

Vintage : 12 years

In the 2 winelist of gastronomics restaurants starred

whisky yoishi

Nikka Whisky – Yoichi


Whisky origin : Japon

Type of whisky : single malt

Vintage : no

WHISKY ELIJAH CRAIG

Elijah Craig Whisky


Whisky origin : USA

Type of whisky : straight bourbon

Vintage : 12 years

whisky sonoma

Sonoma Whisky


Whisky origin : USA

Type of whisky : rye

Vintage : no

whisky talisker

Talisker Whisky


Whisky origin : Scotland – Isle Of Skye

Type of whisky : single malt

Vintage : no

whisky nikka

Nikka Whisky – Taketsuru


Whisky origin : Japon

Type of whisky : single malt

Vintage : no

whisky kavalan

Kavalan Whisky


Whisky origin : Taiwan

Type of whisky : single malt

Vintage : no

WHISKY JOHNNIE WALKER

Johnnie Walker Whisky


Whisky origin : Scotland

Type of whisky : blended

Vintage : 15 years

whisky suntory japanese hibiki

Suntory Hibiki Whisky


Whisky origin : Japon

Type of whisky : blended

Vintage : no

whisky yamazaki

Yamazaki Whisky


Whisky origin : Japon

Type of whisky : single malt

Vintage : no

whisky yamazaki 12 years

Yamazaki Whisky


Whisky origin : Japon

Type of whisky : single malt

Vintage : 12 years

whisky yamazaki distillers reserve

Yamazaki Whisky – Distiller’s reserve


Whisky origin : Japon

Type of whisky : single malt

Vintage : 12 years

WHISKY HAKUSHU

Hakushu Whisky


Whisky origin : Japon

Type of whisky : single malt

Vintage : no

whisky arran 18

Arran Whisky


Whisky origin : Scotland

Type of whisky : single malt

Vintage : 18 years

whisky cragganmore 12

Cragganmore Whisky


Whisky origin : Scotland – Speyside

Type of whisky : single malt

Âge/millésime du whisky : 12 years

WHISKY great king street

Great King Street Whisky


Whisky origin : Scotland

Type of whisky : blended

Vintage : No

whisky craigelachie 17 (1)

Craigellachie Whisky


Whisky origin : Scotland – Speyside

Type of whisky : single malt

Vintage : 17 years

whisky glenrothes 1997

Glen Rothes Whisky


Whisky origin : Scotland – Speyside

Type of whisky : single malt

Vintage : 1997

WHISKY CLINELISH 1995

Clynelish Whisky


Whisky origin : Scotland – Highlands

Type of whisky : single malt

Vintage : 1995

whisky auchentoshan 12

Auchentoshan Whisky


Whisky origin : Scotland – Lowlands

Type of whisky : single malt

Vintage : 12 years

whisky domaine des hautes glaces

Domaine des Hautes Glaces Whisky


Whisky origin : France – Isère – Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Type of whisky : single malt

Vintage : no

WHISKY ALFRED GIRAUD

Alfred Giraud Whisky – Héritage


Whisky origin : France – Charente – Nouvelle Aquitaine

Type of whisky : single malt

Vintage : no

WHISKY ALFRED GIRAUD HARMONY

Alfred Giraud Whisky – Harmonie


Whisky origin : France – Charente – Nouvelle Aquitaine

Type of whisky : single malt

Vintage : no

whisky bellevoye noir

Bellevoye Whisky – Noir


Whisky origin : France

Type of whisky : single malt

Vintage : no

whiskey the irishman fouders reserve

The Irishman Whiskey – Founder’s Reserve


Origin : Ireland

Type of whisky : blended

Vintage : no

whisky the irishman 12

The Irishman Whiskey


Origin : Ireland

Type of whisky : single malt

Vintage : 12 years

Best Whiky’s brands

Refer to Chief’s, Sommelier’s, Bartender’s from gastronomic restaurants of all around the world‘s opinion to discover the best Whisky’s brands and best references. A ranking and comparative of the best Whisky’s brands by the Chief’s, Sommelier’s and Bartender’s from the top gastronomic experts.

Whisky brandWhisky originVintageType of whiskyAlcohol DegreeRestaurant
Nikka Whisky – TaketsuruJaponNoSingle Malt Whisky43°⭐⭐⭐ – Restaurant Clos des Sens – France
Nikka Whisky – YoishiJaponNoSingle Malt Whisky45°⭐⭐⭐ – Restaurant Yannick Alleno – France
Elijah Craig WhiskyUSA12 yearsStraight Bourbon Whisky65°⭐ – Loiseau Rive Gauche – France
Sonoma WhiskyUSANoBourbon Whisky46°⭐⭐⭐ – Restaurant Clos des Sens – France
Talisker WhiskyScotland – Isles Of SkyesNoSingle malt Whisky46°⭐⭐⭐ – Restaurant Clos des Sens – France
Puni WhiskyItalyNoNo Type46°⭐⭐⭐ – Restaurant Clos des Sens et Restaurant Beaumanière – France
Kavalan WhiskyTaiwanNoSingle Malt Whisky40°⭐⭐⭐ – Restaurant Clos des Sens – France
Johnnie Walker WhiskyScotlandNoBlended Whisky43°⭐⭐⭐ – Restaurant Clos des Sens – France
Arran WhiskyScotland18 yearsSingle Malt Whisky46°⭐⭐⭐ – Restaurant Clos des Sens – France
Cragganmore WhiskyScotland – Speyside12 yearsSingle Malt Whisky40°⭐⭐⭐ – Restaurant Clos des Sens – France
Great King Street WhiskyScotlandNoBlended Whisky43°⭐⭐⭐ – Restaurant Clos des Sens – France
Craigelachie WhiskyScotland – Speyside17 yearsSingle Malt Whisky46°⭐⭐⭐ – Restaurant Clos des Sens – France
Glen Rothes WhiskyScotland – Speyside1998Single Malt Whisky43°⭐⭐⭐ – Restaurant Clos des Sens – France
Clinelish WhiskyScotland – Highlands1995Single Malt Whisky58°⭐⭐⭐ – Restaurant Clos des Sens – France
Auchentoshan WhiskyScotland – Lowlands12 yearsSingle Malt Whisky40°⭐⭐⭐ – Restaurant Clos des Sens – France
Glenkichie WhiskyScotland – Lowlands12 yearsSingle Malt Whisky43°⭐⭐⭐ – Restaurant Clos des Sens et Restaurant Beaumanière – France
Hautes Glaces WhiskyFranceNoRye Whisky45°⭐⭐⭐ – Restaurant Clos des Sens – France
Suntory Hibiki WhiskyJaponNoBlended43°⭐⭐⭐ – Restaurant Yannick Alleno – France
Yamazaki WhiskyJapon18 yearsSingle Malt43°⭐⭐⭐ – Restaurant Yannick Alleno – France
Yamazaki WhiskyJapon12 yearsSingle Malt43°⭐⭐⭐ – Restaurant Yannick Alleno – France
Yamazaki Whisky – Distiller’s reserveJaponNoSingle Malt43°⭐⭐⭐ – Restaurant Yannick Alleno – France
Hakushu WhiskyJaponNoSingle Malt43°⭐⭐⭐ – Restaurant Yannick Alleno – France
Alfred Giraud Whisky – HéritageFranceNoSingle Malt46°⭐⭐⭐ – Restaurant Yannick Alleno – France
Alfred Giraud Whisky – HarmonieFranceNoSingle Malt46°⭐⭐⭐ – Restaurant Yannick Alleno – France
Bellevoye Whisky – NoirFranceNoSingle Malt43°⭐⭐⭐ – Restaurant Yannick Alleno – France
The Irishman Whiskey – Fouder’s ReserveIrelandNoBlended40°⭐⭐⭐ – Restaurant Yannick Alleno – France
The Irishman WhiskeyIreland12 yearsSingle Malt43°⭐⭐⭐ – Restaurant Yannick Alleno – France
The best whiskies on the wine list of gastronomic restaurants

The best whisky by Bestwine • Online

Whisky or Whiskey is a generic name for a group of spirits made by the distillation of malted and non-malted cereals. The origin of whisky is either Scottish or Irish according to the legend. Origins which vary depending on sources. Whisky was then exported to the New World (notably the United States and Canada). Since the beginning of the 20th century, distilleries have developed in Japan and more recently in the rest of the world. So, whisky is a drink produced worldwide. Each country and each region can produce its own whisky. For the purists, the word whisky is generally used to designate Scottish, Canadian and Japanese productions. As for the word whiskey it describes the Irish and American productions. Therefore, there is a substantial choice of whiskies. This means that there are always opportunities to discover new whiskies, but it makes the identification of the best whisky difficult. Amateur or expert in whisky, be inspired by the advice of the most legitimate professionals to obtain suggestions and propositions in whiskies.

 To allow everyone to find and buy the best whisky, Bestwine • Online asked themselves the following question. How can the best whiskies be chosen? There is no exact reply, in fact, it is impossible to designate the best whisky reference, as each person can recommend a good whisky. Methods of fabrication, ingredients, vintages can influence each person’s perception, whose affinities diverge as far as preferences are concerned. Each person has his own tastes and criteria of affinity and exigency. Whether you are an expert or simply an amateur of whisky, a whisky guide, wine merchant or oenologist, it is possible to have a different opinion on the same whisky reference. So, it is preferable to distinguish several whiskies as being the best. By choosing one of the best whiskies, you can make your own opinion and selection.

To define a good investment in whisky, you should ask yourself “who are the most legitimate and reliable professionals to select the best whiskies?” The reply is easy. The chefs and sommeliers of the most prestigious gastronomic restaurants. These professionals of good food and fine wine must propose on their wine menu the most exceptional wines and spirits and therefore, whisky.

Bestwine • Online highlights the excellence of international gastronomy, by sharing with consumers the wine list and therefore whiskies of well-known and renowned gastronomic restaurants. Each gastronomic restaurant, each renowned chef, each wine list and each wine cellar are represented. Bestwine • Online promotes the work of the restaurants, chefs, sommeliers and whisky producers. The encounter of terroir,  gastronomy and the high standards of the juries available to amateurs of whisky!

On Bestwine • Online we propose that you take note of the suggestions on whiskies by the chefs and sommeliers of prize-winning gastronomic restaurants.

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Bestwine • Online does not compare whiskies, nor does it classify them, nor is it a guide of the best whiskies.

Bestwine • Online is simply a reference list, like the biggest list of quality whiskies proposed by gastronomic restaurants! The opportunity to find whiskies from Belgium, Canada, Scotland, The United States, France, Ireland or even Japan.  Grain Whisky, Blended Whisky, Blended Malt, Single Malt, you will find different categories of whisky. Blended Grain Scotch Whisky, Blended Malt Scotch Whisky, Blended Scotch Whisky, Single Grain Scotch Whisky, Single Malt Scotch Whisky, you will also find different Scotches and American whiskey, Bourbon, or Rye Whisky with Corn Whisky, Straight Bourbon, Straight Rye, Straight Tennessee and Malt Whisky. You will not find a score, only recommendations inspired by the most competent professionals in good quality food and alcohol. Trust an impartial range created by real lovers of good food and fine wine.

Find on Bestwine • Online the most delectable whiskies at the best value for money. We make sure that we find the best price for each published whisky reference. To do this, we are constantly on the lookout for the best offers and promotions of the moment. For a good inexpensive whisky that is a real bargain. We will guide you to competitive and reliable wine merchants. Bestwine • Online is also regular advice on bottles that we have tested and advise for their value for money. We constantly update our reference list of the best whiskies, and reference the whiskies present on the new wine menus of recently acclaimed gastronomic restaurants. So, you can discover new whiskies to try out.

A real tip for finding and buying a good inexpensive whisky!

On this page you will find several whisky references recommended by chefs and wine waiters of prize-winning gastronomic restaurants.

Top whisky on the menu of gastronomic restaurants

It is in these restaurants, where the quality and flavour of the dishes and alcohols are renowned, that chefs and sommeliers perform. In gastronomic restaurants the most experienced, talented and demanding professionals know each other. They are the stars and the elite of the cooking world and its dishes and alcohols. The wine list, the bar and the wine cellar of a gastronomic restaurant, is an example of the standing of the restaurant.

 The reputation and credibility of a gastronomic restaurant is acquired year after year. To gain recognition from the public, the media and professionals of catering, a gastronomic restaurant must continually renew itself. Consequently, the whiskies proposed must be close to perfection. To be considered as a reference, a gastronomic restaurant needs to be exemplary and must offer the best, the most exquisite bottles of whisky. The most delectable whiskies containing the most perfect whisky! The enrichment of the wine list and wine cellar with new references of wines and spirits is not done in a few months. It takes years of regular work in discovering new whiskies to be able to offer the most remarkable references to their customers. Gastronomic restaurants will, therefore, have exceptional wines and spirits on their wine list.

Bestwine • Online is also a list of the best red wines, white wines, rosé wines, champagnes, vodkas and rums. Take advantage of Bestwine • Online’s wine list to taste remarkable alcohols!

The best whisky according to chefs and sommeliers of gastronomic restaurants

Chefs in gastronomic restaurants must propose the most creative and qualitative menus and dishes. Some great chefs use whisky in their cooking. As for sommeliers they have to choose wines and spirits in accordance with the dishes on the menu. The wine waiter is, therefore, an expert in whiskies and can describe each reference. Sommeliers can naturally, advise a whisky reference with precision. They must propose a selection of rich, good quality whiskies to complete their wine cellar.  For both the chef and the wine waiter in a gastronomic restaurant, it is indispensable to choose the best whiskies to satisfy their customers. In addition to customer satisfaction, chefs and wine waiters are perfectionists in their dishes and their alcohols. Constantly working to discover and reference the greatest whiskies on their wine menu and of course, for some chefs, in their dishes.

Together chefs and sommeliers decide on the best quality whiskies to enrich their wine menu. They are complementary in their continuous search to discover new and original bottles. The wine menu of a gastronomic restaurant is a summary of their experience and skill in their choice of whisky. To attain this level of excellence, chefs and sommeliers are always testing new whisky references and sharing their opinions on these discoveries, which means expert advice on each bottle of whisky.

Chefs and sommeliers regularly visit distilleries and travel to meet the professionals of whisky. Amongst them, whisky producers. Each distillery Is different and offers a different type of whisky. They give life to the whisky thanks to their own recipes, production methods and tools. Whisky is an atypical alcohol which requires skill in its conception and perfection.

Whisky producers make renowned whiskies through the distillation of malted and non-malted cereals. They define and conserve the greatest traditions and methods to elaborate their whisky. Malting, brewing, fermenting, distilling, ageing and bottling the whisky right up to marketing the product, the wine menu in a gastronomic restaurant promotes the most beautiful bottles of whisky in the world. Gastronomic restaurants offer and sublimate these prestigious whiskies. In addition to, titles, medals and prizes, to be present on the wine menu of a gastronomic restaurant is a significant reward for whisky producers.

Chefs and wine waiters in gastronomic restaurants are the guarantors of its prestige. They are passionate about their work and have a great amount of experience and knowledge in food and wine. Chefs and sommeliers are consequently the most credible and legitimate professionals to designate the highest quality references in whisky.  Consult the wine menu of prize-winning gastronomic restaurants edited by the greatest chefs and sommeliers to find one of the best whiskies.

The best whiskies on the table of starred gastronomic restaurants

The prestige of a gastronomic restaurant is judged by what is served on the plate and in the glass. Renowned gastronomic restaurants are valued on the appreciation of their customers and colleagues. Consequently, excellent gastronomic restaurants are awarded titles. Amongst them, the stars bestowed by the Michelin Guide are one of the greatest distinctions. To be classed in the Michelin Guide is a prestige and an honour that only the judges can attribute. The relation to the quality of the of restaurant with the quality of the whisky, can therefore be ascertained.

The attribution of stars by the Michelin Guide is based on identical criteria to guarantee the coherence of the selection of the best restaurants. There are five criteria: the quality of the products including wines and spirits, control of cooking and flavours, the personality of the chef brought out in his cooking and on his menus and wine list, best value in the menu and long-term consistency in the entire menu.

The inspectors representing the jury only judge “what is on the plate” and so what is in the whisky glass. The star only rewards the quality of the cooking and its ingredients notably the whiskies.

The Michelin Guide stars allow the wine list of restaurants to be classed:

  • 3 stars indicate remarkable “cooking and wines and whiskies that are worth the journey.”
  • 2 stars indicates “an excellent restaurant and wines and whiskies, which you should try.”
  • 1 star indicates “a good restaurant and very good wines and whiskies in their category.”

To find and buy one of the best whiskies, trust chefs and sommeliers of prize-winning gastronomic restaurants acclaimed by the critics by choosing a reference present on their wine list. In addition to whiskies on the wine menu of gastronomic restaurants, you will also find references from the wine cellar of palaces and renowned hotel restaurants.

For a good inexpensive whisky!

I am an amateur of whisky and would never define myself as an expert nor an advisor of this alcoholic drink. I leave this to the competence of gastronomic chefs and sommeliers, who can suggest, propose and select luxury whiskies. I simply like to taste a good whisky at a reasonable price. When I am looking for inspiration to find a good quality whisky, I never know who to trust. Whisky specialists, whisky guides, wine merchants, oenologist, each professional can share an opinion which will no doubt be different according to the source and interests of each one. Personally, I tasted the best whiskies when I was advised by the wine waiters in gastronomic restaurants. Therefore, I created Bestwine • Online. In my opinion, the wine menus of gastronomic restaurants are most likely to contain the best names in whisky. So, I have referenced on this page whiskies suggested by chefs and sommeliers of prize-winning gastronomic restaurants.

My wish is to make the best whiskies accessible to everyone at the best price. Bestwine • Online helps you to find the best brands in whisky rapidly. The opportunity for an ordinary person to taste an extraordinary whisky. Discover whiskies recommended by chefs and wine waiters in gastronomic restaurants and you will be guided to the most attractive online prices to be able to buy each reference. If your budget does not permit you to go to a gastronomic restaurant, you may take advantage of their competence in whisky, wherever you are in the world. Consequently, you can taste, serve, offer, or enrich you wine cellar with an excellent whisky. Trust talented and professional experts who sublimate each rigorously selected whisky! With Bestwine • Online I would also like to promote this delectable alcohol and each actor who allows us to taste these exquisite whiskies. Most of all, I would like Michelin starred restaurants and restaurant owners to make a name for themselves with amateurs of whisky worldwide, thanks to their wine menu.

Gwendal, creator of Bestwine • Online….. and amateur of good whisky.
How are whiskies selected on Bestwine • Online?

Bestwine • Online references the whiskies from the wine list and wine cellar of the most well-known gastronomic restaurants in the world. References recommended by the chefs and sommeliers acclaimed by the critics. Only the references of whiskies sold online are proposed, to enable you to buy them easily.

How are the reference lists of the best whiskies updated?

The reference lists of whiskies are updated daily by incorporating the new references from the wine menus of gastronomic restaurants at our disposal. In the same way, we renew our offers and promotions so that you may buy the best quality whisky at the best price. We promise to only propose references on the wine list of prize-winning gastronomic restaurants.

Why choose a reference of whisky via Bestwine • Online?

The chefs and sommeliers of gastronomic restaurants are the guarantees of gastronomic excellence by offering the best products, food and drink in their restaurants. Naturally, chefs and wine waiters of these great restaurants only propose the finest whiskies.

Why buy your whiskies through Bestwine • Online?

Bestwine • Online, commits itself to referencing the best whiskies and to guiding you to the most attractive offers online in order to buy them at the best price. A good tip for whiskies at a real bargain!

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