The Misleading Rarity Argument In Whisky Pricing

April 3, 2014

We can see that rarity is a complex phenomenon in the whisky market, and it is often used more as an excuse than as a necessity to raise prices.

Diageo Officially Confirms NAS Whisky Is Just A Marketing Stunt

April 1, 2014

Oh dear, what has become of No Age Statement whisky.

Some Fundamental Whisky Laws

March 28, 2014

I tried to condense my experiences in the whisky world into this little list. I hope it is of use.

10 Headlines That Will Instantly Boost Your Whisky Blog Readership

March 26, 2014

Hand-crafted sample headlines free to use for my fellow whisky bloggers that are guaranted to your make your Google Analytics graph go crazy.

You Know You Are A Whisky Geek When…

March 23, 2014

Platinum Whisky Investment Fund – David Robertson Strikes Again

March 18, 2014

Yesterday the former Dalmore “Director of Rare Whisky” David Robertson presented a new private equity fund called Platinum Whisky Investment Fund to be launched in Hong Kong.

Bladnoch – Liquidation In Times Of Boom

March 17, 2014
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Today a disturbing piece of whisky news shocked readers on Facbook and Twitter: Bladnoch Distillery has gone into liquidation.

Meanwhile In America: The NDP Debate

March 16, 2014

Despite the “Everything Whisky” tagline, this blog mostly is about Scotch whisky. But every once in a while it is worth to take a look across the Atlantic Ocean.

Why I Blog

March 6, 2014
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Picking up discussions that have evolved from recent “rants”

Mortlach Blues – How To Offend Those Who Made It Possible

March 5, 2014
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Yesterday was a day I had been awaiting with a mixture of hope and fear. Diageo finally announced the pricing and the bottle design of their new Mortlach range. Was Sold for $3.1 Million

February 28, 2014

Back in January I reported the news that the domain had been sold to German retailer The Whisky Store. Now the details of the deal have been made public by the seller.

Whisky Bullshit Police Report February 2014

February 26, 2014
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Patrolling the whisky web one turd at the time.

The Mechanism Of NAS, Travel Retail And Whisky Price Inflation

February 22, 2014

Let’s try to put together some puzzle pieces that have emerged in the recent blog carnival about NAS whisky.

Open Letter To The Scotch Whisky Industry

February 21, 2014

“Dear whisky industry, yes I know you don’t exist as an entity, but as I intend to address all your incarnations, including the trade, I decided to choose this opening.”

A List Of NAS Travel Retail Exclusive Whiskies and When They Came Out

February 20, 2014

The development of a controversial trend

Plans To Research Genetically Modified Barley For Scotch Whisky

February 20, 2014
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Scientists at the at the Scottish Agricultural College (SRUC) have been funded to research a fungus that affects barley and to look how the plant can be genetically modified.

Whisky Website Check #1 – Aberfeldy/Dewar’s

February 13, 2014
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Here is a new project I have been thinking of doing for quite some time now. Whisky bloggers review whisky, of course. But wouldn’t it be interesting to also review the websites of the whisky makers?

Three Current Trends In Whisky And Why They Are Worrysome

February 12, 2014

The last years have seen quite a change in the fomerly so conservative whisky business. I see three major trends, and I must admit that none of them makes me happy.

So Much For The Boom In China

January 31, 2014

Yesterday Diageo published their sales figures for the second half of 2013. They were worse than expected.

Life Of A Whisky Blogger

January 30, 2014
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