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100 Greatest Distilleries to Visit
Our team of writers around the world give you the distilleries you should visit.
December 2011, Issue 100, page 30
A Highland affair
Caroline Dewar takes a stroll through whisky's heartland
July 2006, Issue 57, page 37
Aask the Expert
Send your questions to firstname.lastname@example.org or by post to: Q&A, Whisky Magazine, St Faiths House, Mountergate, Norwich, England, NR1 1PY
April 2016, Issue 135, page 82
Ask the expert
John Rose answers another selection of our readers' letters
August 2006, Issue 58, page 53
Ian Buxton peeks behind the scenes at one of Scotland's most enduring distilleries
June 2002, Issue 23, page 52
A round up from the auction world
October 2013, Issue 115, page 80
By Royal Warrant
In our modern world of television, internet and persuasive advertising products appear, are accepted, flourish or even disappear merely to be replaced by a similar product. However this was not alway ...
November 2000, Issue 12, page 24
Class of their own
We showcase the results from this year's Independent Bottlers' Challenge.
September 2009, Issue 82, page 8
Coming of Age
Looking back on 21 years of distilling at Lochranza
September 2016, Issue 138, page 27
Confessions of a party animal (Charles Kennedy)
The leader of the Liberal Democrats Charles Kennedy, shares a dram with Jane Slade.
September 2000, Issue 11, page 60
Crossing the lines
If you fancy visiting some unusual distilleries,why not base yourself in a town and take in the tourist sites too? Here we pick four base camps
July 2008, Issue 73, page 38
Driving through the Glens
A ubiquitous term when used in combination with single malt, especially the ones that started it all
September 2014, Issue 122, page 40
The fifth Whisky Live in Japan not only attracted a sell-out crowd, but it was a major success too. Marcin Miller reports
February 2004, Issue 37, page 16
Fort William's loss
Gavin D.Smith charts the history of one of the two Fort William distilleries,Glenlochy.
July 2009, Issue 81, page 32
Jonny McCormickon the war on fakes and a look at rare whisky in the East
July 2012, Issue 105, page 80
Private labelling of whisky is as old as bottling whisky itself. It started with the blenders who would give their own names to the whiskies purchased from different distilleries, hence the Dewars, Bu...
September 2013, Issue 114, page 40
Gone but not forgotten
Robin Brilleman takes a tour of the Scottish Highlands and visits the distilleries that have, over the course of time, ceadsed production but whose malts have left a lasting imprint on whisky history.
April 2001, Issue 15, page 32
Autumn brings an abundance of Highland Park reports Jonny McCormick.
December 2011, Issue 100, page 98
Andreas Haller has turned his hobby into something more serious.
January 1970, Issue 84, page 33
Lets go nuts
There is a whole world of nuts out there
March 2014, Issue 118, page 44
Lochside no more
In the first of a new series Gavin D. Smithgoes in search of whisky's lost heritage
March 2007, Issue 62, page 52
Making all the right moves
As ways of making drinking a cerebral pastime, whisky chess takes some beating. Alex Kraaijeveld explains how it works
November 2004, Issue 44, page 40
On the road
Part one of the tale of the three men, three motorbikes, five distilleries, and the search for one blended malt.
September 2009, Issue 82, page 12
Online whisky record
Johnnie Walker 1805 bottle reaches £17,000
April 2014, Issue 119, page 80
Q and A
Your questions answered
December 2013, Issue 116, page 82
River Deep Mountain High
Hans Offringa takes us hill walking this time, in the twelfth and last episode of our label series
October 2014, Issue 123, page 42
Arctic adventure Scots born explorer Jock Wishart and Old Pulteney whisky have unveiled a remarkable mission to conquer what could be one of the world's last great ‘firsts': to row to one of the ...
June 2010, Issue 88, page 6
The backbone of great whisky? (Longmorn)
Longmorn is a blenders' favourite. But as a single malt it's both wonderful and frustratingly hard to get. Ian Buxton adds his voice to the Whisky Magazine clamour for more of it
May 2004, Issue 39, page 30
The best is yet to come
Handsome dividends could be in store for whisky drinkers and the Scotch industry, now Scotland has its own government.Tom Bruce-Gardyne reports
February 2000, Issue 8, page 58
The Big Man
Gavin D. Smith looks at the fortunes of the Long John blend.
December 2011, Issue 100, page 40
The black sheep of the family (The Whisky Shop)
Tom Bruce-Gardyne talks to self-confessed black sheep of the family, Peter Semple, who almost by accident found himself eventually running the largest chain of independent whisky shops in the UK
November 2001, Issue 19, page 66
The Cradle of Liberty
Liza Weisstuch take us round her home town.
September 2011, Issue 98, page 46
The Southern Highlands
Gavin D. Smith embarks on a whisky trail through Perth and its environs
September 2015, Issue 130, page 14
The St Andrews Crusade
John Lamond describes the miracles worked by Lennie Maguire proprietor of the St Andrew's Bar
August 2002, Issue 25, page 48
The state of independents
How good are the independent bottling companies? We decided to find out in our biggest ever tasting – more than 175 entrants in 24 categories,judged by nine judges over seven weeks. Dominic Roskrow ...
September 2005, Issue 50, page 16
The Whisky River along the Hudson
Liza Weisstuch tracks down some of the new generation of bars in the Big Apple.
February 2010, Issue 86, page 22
The wild wild west
Touring the pretty west coast of Scotland? Gavin D. Smith looks at what's on offer for the whisky enthusiast.
July 2010, Issue 89, page 30
Walk on the wild side
Dave Broom and company survived a hike up the Paps of Jra to tell the tale. Just...
November 2002, Issue 27, page 34
Walsh and Gunn: the quiet maen
Maurice Walsh and Neil Gunn – two celebrated authors slowly being rediscovered. Gavin Smith explains the appeal of these quintessential whisky writers.
December 2001, Issue 20, page
Welcome to Whisky Magazine
Well by the time you read this the epic Bowmore Ben Nevis Challenge will be over and I will probably not be looking forward to tackling any big flights of stairs in a hurry. I have never been in a ro...
September 2011, Issue 98, page 5
Welcome to Whisky Magazine
You know, sometimes it takes one of those late night malt moments to realise what it is all about: where you fit in, what life really means and how whisky pervades everything. Now I am not talking ab...
December 2011, Issue 100, page 5
Whisky Canapé Pairings
The concentration of flavour
June 2016, Issue 136, page 60
Worth a visit?
It's hard to believe that just a few years ago public access to a distillery was rare. Now many offer tours or tastings and they're becoming increasingly sophisticated. Dominic Roskrow reports
April 2005, Issue 47, page 20
Darkness! Ben Nevis 17 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 49.00% 8 You might think that it is sherry matured but no, it's 100% American oak aged.