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A China crisis?
Dominic Roskrow considers what the long term effects of an increased demand for whisky might be
March 2006, Issue 54, page 5
A Greener Future
We asked two of our writers to look at the issues affecting Scottish and American producers. The problems may be pressing but there is plenty of innovation out there to keep the industry green
March 2012, Issue 102, page 21
A new dawn for Bowmore (Brian Morrison)
After 38 years in whisky, Brian Morrison, managing director of Morrison Bowmore Distillers, is retiring from his executie position to become Joint Chairman. He reminisces with Charles Maclean
February 2002, Issue 21, page 34
A Noble view point (Sir Iain Noble)
In the first of a new series in which we talk to leading business figures, Richard Woodard talks to Sir Iain Noble
July 2006, Issue 57, page 28
A truly Scottish invention
Brian Hennigan reaches the controversial conclusion that if you want a real McCoy whisky con or rip-off then the only place to go is Scotland
November 2001, Issue 19, page 60
Are they coming to get us?
Smokers are facing ever increasing restrictions.Will the alcoholic drink sector be next?
October 2005, Issue 51, page 16
Artic ice bound
Old Pulteney and explorer Jock Wishart have revealed the winner of Pole Position, their unique global competition to find the sixth and final crew member of a pioneering arctic expedition – The Old ...
January 2011, Issue 93, page 10
Beware bargain barrels
Just when you thought you'd heard the end of whisky investment scams, Ian Buxton says the true story will be in the drinking
August 2006, Issue 58, page 27
Celebrating the Century
This year the Scotch Whisky Association (SWA) celebrates 100 years of promoting, protecting and representing the interests of the Scotch whisky industry around the world.
December 2012, Issue 108, page 6
Celtic Cousins - Reviving part of Welsh culture
The Welsh Whisky Company is in business and impressing whisky experts with its product. Charles MacLean visited it
November 2004, Issue 44, page 22
Chilled out Colour
Tim Forbes and Ed Bates go head to head over the issue of chill-filtration and colouring
April 2011, Issue 95, page 6
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
Dispelling the myths
This month, Diageo's £40 million complex at Roseisle opened its doors to the press, offering an insight into one of Scotland's most ambitious - and controversial distillery projects in the last deca...
October 2010, Issue 91, page 46
East Meets West
Liza Weisstuch reports on a meeting of minds at Mdount Vernon
July 2012, Issue 105, page 24
Dave Broom concludes his two part investigation into the impact of climate change on whisky production by examining how the industry is meeting the challenge.
November 2007, Issue 67, page 26
Gavin D. Smith looks at steps the whisky industry is taking to be more efficient.
April 2013, Issue 111, page 18
Josephine McDermott is a China commentator. She has reported on China for three years and writes for the Weekly World edition of the Daily Telegraph
January 2011, Issue 93, page 13
Fields of Gold
Barley is one of the vital ingredients in whisky,but with shortages and price increases is there going to be a knock on effect?
March 2007, Issue 62, page 46
Fortune comes knocking (Knockdhu)
Knockdhu is an oddball distillery that defies categorisation.It's owned by Whisky Magazine Distiller of the Year,Inver House.Dominic Roskrow visited it.
January 2008, Issue 69, page 40
Gavin D. Smith chats with John Glaser about the influence of French oak
April 2012, Issue 103, page 20
From the Editor
In Issue 20, Pip Hills argued, with some passion, the case for Scotch being a cultural product. Surely the government will be doing whatever it can to support and energise the industry? At the time of...
May 2002, Issue 22, page 5
From the Editor
The week before Christmas we received official confirmation from the Scotch Whisky Association – the Scotch whisky trade's governing body – that drinking whisky is good for you. Good news indeed. ...
March 1999, Issue 2, page 5
From the Editor
New madness from the European Commission about controls on water, and even its taxation, threatens the long standing water rights of Scottish distilleries. This is being vigorously opposed by the Scot...
June 2000, Issue 10, page 5
From the Editor
You'll notice a small change in the leader column this issue: the picture next to it is not of The Walrus of Whisky, Charles MacLean, though he continues in his capacity as Editor-at-Large. I've just...
April 2001, Issue 15, page 5
From the Editor
The Keepers promote the goodwill of the industry and honour those who have made a significant contribution to it
July 2001, Issue 17, page 5
From the editor
Spring is here. It must be as the various Distillery Managers, Master Distillers and Master Blenders have been dusted down after their winter hibernation in preparation for the first round of festival...
June 2002, Issue 23, page 5
Full of Eastern promise
The Star in the East is beginning to rise.And if the markets of China,India and Russia perform anywhere near to their potential,they could change the world of whisky forever.Richard Jones reports
June 2006, Issue 56, page 20
A threat to the future of Scotch?
September 2005, Issue 50, page 48
Going round the blend
Judging by the conversations I've been having at Whisky Live London and New York the ‘blended malts' debate is going to run and run. In this issue the Scotch Whisky Association has replied to my ed...
April 2005, Issue 47, page 5
Gone to pot
With Dave taking a break for this issue, we asked the BBC's Tom Morton to step up to the plate. He brings us the tale Lomond, Lobotomies and Captain Haddock.
January 2010, Issue 85, page 12
Haydock: cask strength and un-chill filtered
John Haydock attacks Whisky Magazine's policy on editorial censorship and questions the sexual orientation of Distillery Managers. Actually we cut that paragraph out, it was a little too racey ... sor...
November 2001, Issue 19, page 90
Hope springs eternal
Malcolm Greenwood samples the other 'water of life', pure mineral water, in Scotland.
November 2000, Issue 12, page 70
Kate Portman looks at how blended Scotch is making an impact across the globe from beach parties to trendy bars.
October 2008, Issue 75, page 18
It's All in the Mix
The Compass Box Blending School
October 2014, Issue 123, page 44
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October 2010, Issue 91, page 70
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The Spey way My issue of Whisky Magazine 87 May/June 2010 arrived in my post this morning. I was in chuffed to see the article about walking the Spey Way. I wrote about my walking down the Spey start...
July 2010, Issue 89, page 78
Keepers of the Faith (Scotch Whisky Association)
Gavin D. Smith looks at the work of the Scotch Whisky Association, fighting the corner for the water of life
June 2003, Issue 31, page 38
Australian whisky has come of age. At the forefront of the country's drive for credibility is Bill Lark. Our man met him for a tinny.
September 2009, Issue 82, page 24
Malcolm Greenwood digs beneath the surface to discover how water works to make Scotch so special
June 2000, Issue 10, page 24
Looking to the future
In this issue we look at how other spirits have far more flexibility to experiment and are therefore able to reinvent themselves to appeal to new drinkers,and ask is this damaging the future of whisky...
August 2006, Issue 58, page 16
Miles of Isles
What better way to visit the distilleries on Islay and Jura than on foot? Dominic Roskrow and a Whisky Magazine team have done just that
April 2006, Issue 55, page 18
Mix it up and start again
Why don't whiskies from different nations ever get belnded togeterh? Or do they? Gavin Smith found out
December 2003, Issue 36, page 32
No Spain no Grain
In the last issue we looked in depth at bourbon casks. Here Ian Wisniewski considers how sherry ones perform
January 2006, Issue 53, page 58
Permission to Tour
Davin de Kergommeaux finds visiting Canadian distilleries is not as easy as it seems.
September 2011, Issue 98, page 39
Pushing the Boundaries
Can the words 'innovation' and 'whisky' appear in the same sentence, and if so, how? Who's doing it, who's hindering it and how far will they go? Dominic Roskrow introduces a special report
April 2011, Issue 95, page 12
Rant rant rant
Dave Broom joins the rant race
May 2002, Issue 22, page 8
Round the World
Mark Gillespie is the host and executive producer of WhsikyCast, the online whisky community featuring cask-strength conversation on whiskies from around the world. WhiskyCast
July 2011, Issue 97, page 13
Separated by a common language
Heather is director of education for the Flatiron Whisky School
April 2013, Issue 111, page 12
Skye in the pie
Whisky is not just whisky, says Claire Macdonald, proprietor of Kinloch Lodge on Skye. What's great with smoked fish might not work with pudding.
May 1999, Issue 3, page 42
The glass of whisky in my hand is a pale, straw gold with the faint aroma of pears. Its flavour is gentle, understated and above all smooth. So smooth that someone, after probably at least a bottle, w...
February 2000, Issue 8, page 54