Originally I was determined to refrain from any further comments on World Whisky Day, but a Huffington Post article by David Robertson rendered my decision obsolete.
In the past this blog featured a series of whisky-related polls, just like some other blogs do as well. Here is what may be the first thorough online survey about whisky from an independent source.
It all started with Glenmorangie.since the 1990s the concept of multiple cask maturation of whisky ahs been established in the industry.
There is some disturbing news coming out of Nashville. Tennessee lawmakers are currently discussing a bill to define “Tennesee Whisky” as a bourbon filtered through charcoal prior to ageing.
The Scotch whisky industry is very special in a way. Scotch whisky is a highly regulated produc. But still there is a huge amount of Scotch whisky on the market whose origins are virtually unknown.
Diageo’s recent announcement to build a new big whisky distillery next to Teaninich has again – much like it was the case with Roseisle some years ago – prompted a wave of disapproval among whisky geeks.
The October 2012 Bonhams whisky auction caused quite a lot of discussions. In their Spring 2013 edition Whisky Advocate published an article that quotes an explanation issued by Bonhams
This Wednesday is Michael Jackson’s birthday. After his death in 2007, this has traditionally been a day do celebrate whisky and to remember Parkinson’s.
Yet another time the issue of investing in whisky resurfaces. In a way this is starting to get tiresome, but I believe this news is too important to be ignored.
Here is a little idea that came into my mind when I made myself some Fish & Chips today….
A spectre is haunting the whisky world – the spectre of No Age Statement whisky.
A new online shop for spirits has been launched by Diageo. Alexander & James is named after Alexander Walker and James Buchanan, the founders of two of Diageo’s most popular whisky brands.
I just received a notice that the nominations for 2013 Drammie Awards are going into the final lap. So should you happen to like this site, you might consider to nominate it.
One of the major recent trends in the spirits industry certainly is flavoured vodka. Now it looks as if the flavouring virus has also hit the whisky producers.
Musings about the 2013 Whisky Bible
A term born as a Twitter hashtag, I am not even sure who exactly came up with it first, but it perfectly describes the interwoven connections that form among us whisky folks on social media.
Jim Murray arguably is one of the most controversial personalities in the whisky world. At the Victoria Whisky Festival I had the opportunity to to experience him in action.
It came as quite a surprise when I received an official invitation for the Victoria Whisky Festival a few months ago. Here is the report.
Name: Lawrence Graham
Year of Birth: 1958
Place of Residence: Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
Whisky Involvement: Festival organizer, blogger
A closer look at an interesting phenomenon.
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