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With this issue Whisky Magazine celebrates its first anniversary. The birthday party will be held in New York because this issue also marks our arrival in the US, the largest consumer of whisky and wh...
October 1999, Issue 6, page 5
100 Greatest Whisky People
We highlight the people who have left a lasting legacy on the whisky world over the years.
December 2011, Issue 100, page 16
50 not out
In these times when both job security and loyalty are so often at a premium, it seems remarkable that one man has worked for the same company for 50 years. Even in the Scotch whisky industry, where f...
January 1970, Issue 84, page 8
?Ask the expert
?I have just returned from Fèis Ìle 2013 and bought a total of five festive bottles. Now, at £350, the price of the Bowmore bottle is more than the sum of the Lagavulin, Ardbeg, Bunnahabhain and Br...
September 2013, Issue 114, page 82
?Something a little different
?Experimental casks and unconventional cocktails
September 2013, Issue 114, page 62
A Case for Blends
Gavin D. Smithis a regular contributor to Whisky Magazine and the author of more than a dozen books about whisky, along with several on beer and Scottish history. He is also contributing editor of www...
September 2011, Issue 98, page 13
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 City of Secret Spots
Davin de Kergommeauxgoes searching in Taipei for some excellent bars
December 2012, Issue 108, page 46
A decade of words
To mark our 10th anniversary we decided to dig into our archives and bring some of the wittiest, incisive and often poignant words from our two columnists, starting the late, great Michael Jackson.
November 2008, Issue 76, page 14
A distillery seeped in history (Clynelish)
Ian Buxton travels North of Inverness to the remote distillery at Clynelish
July 2005, Issue 49, page 34
A good read
Ian Buxton peruses the library for some of the finest whisky books
June 2007, Issue 64, page 50
A great loss
Gavin D Smith charts the rise and fall of one of the largest distilleries in the Whisky City.
October 2009, Issue 83, page 32
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 Kaleidoscope of Aromas
Joel Harrison takes a pilgrimage to the isle of peat and wonder
September 2012, Issue 106, page 36
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 pioneer of the spirit
Stewart Mcbain praises the contribution of Charles Cree Doig an unsung hero of the Scotch whisky industry
December 2000, Issue 13, page 26
A rare bird indeed
Gavin Smith looks at the history of Phoenix Park in Dublin.
April 2009, Issue 79, page 32
A Region of Subtlety
Gavin D. Smith takes us through this often maligned producing region
January 2011, Issue 93, page 30
A region once again (Campbeltown)
Robin Laing packs his bags and heads out to Campbeltown to find whisky production is thriving again
April 2007, Issue 63, page 54
A Rich Heritage
Small and perfectly formed, we visit the new Perthshire distillery
March 2014, Issue 118, page 30
A right pair
Is whisky really suited to food? Ontario-based writer Andrew Coppolino finds out
August 2006, Issue 58, page 42
A Road Less Travelled
Gavin D. Smith follows the Northern Highland Whisky Trail
July 2011, Issue 97, page 34
A sense of place
Joe Bates finds a warm welcome in Sweden.
February 2009, Issue 78, page 34
A spirited event
James Millard explains why the Speyside Whisky Festival is a mean contender in the whisky event stakes
August 2002, Issue 25, page 26
A tangled web
Richard Jolley delves into the ether for a wide world of whisky web sites and discusses the future for the spirit online
May 2002, Issue 22, page
A taste of home
Jane Slade talks to racing yachtsman Andy Hindley about his love of the dram and the sea.
June 2000, Issue 10, page 16
A taste of India
The market for whisky in India is huge. Tom Bruce-Gardyne examines its colourful, unconventional nature
March 2003, Issue 29, page 26
A tasteful way to understand whisky
Pip Hills explains how his Scotch Whisky Directory can help you improve your tasting skills
November 2005, Issue 52, page 36
A thoroughly Scottish night in
Neil Ridley donned his tweeds, applied the moustache wax and packed the picnic blanket for a splendid night in...
January 2010, Issue 85, page 20
A touch of glass
There is no doubt that the glass you use has an effect on the appreciation of the spirit therein. Marcin Miller investigate further.
July 2002, Issue 24, page 46
A troubled troubadour
Ryan Adams has produced a huge volume of great music. Lew Guthrie III casts his eye over it, particularly last year's Jacksonville City Nights
March 2006, Issue 54, page 35
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
A world of difference
Of all the events that this job involves, the Best of the Best tasting is among my favourites.
January 2005, Issue 45, page 5
Abalance of quality and price
Inverallan Scotch Malt Whisky is using the Internet to promote whisky and Scottish water across the world. Eluned Price reports
April 2005, Issue 47, page 44
Acting the part
It was only amatter of time before Monarch of the Glen discovered whisky. Gavin Smith reports.
December 2003, Issue 36, page 16
Tom BG began writing about drink 20 years ago, starting with wine and progressing to whisky when he moved back to Scotland in 1998. He has worked for The Sunday Telegraph, Decanter, Harpers and Whisky...
October 2011, Issue 99, page 13
All a matter of taste
Pip Hills has compiled a directory comparing the taste profile of some leading malts and blends – and has reached some startling conclusions. Here he explains
January 2005, Issue 45, page 46
All Shapes and Sizes
Dave Broom looks at how Japanese oak imparts exotic flavours, and the different cask types used in whisky making.
December 2011, Issue 100, page 64
Amber gets the green light
Amber is the new restaurant at the Scotch Whisky Heritage Centre, and unsurprisingly whisky features high on its agenda. Martine Nouet visited it
November 2004, Issue 44, page 44
America - the stave
Ian Wisniewski looks at how the bourbon barrel influences the taste of whisky
November 2005, Issue 52, page 64
An alternative whisky map of the world...
Tom Bruce-Gardyne takes an irreverent look at the world's 15 largest whisky markets - plus the characters and caricatures you might find in each country. The world of whisky is full of exaggerated per...
July 2002, Issue 24, page 24
An Unsung Hero
The Scotch whisky industry is blessed with so many high-profile and larger-than-life characters that it is all too easy to overlook the important contributions made in various areas of the business by...
September 2012, Issue 106, page 8
Dave Broom brings a little sunshine to the world of whisky. Next issue
July 2002, Issue 24, page 8
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
Ask the expert
I have an unusual bottle of Scotch, no knowledge of whisky or collecting it, and thought you might know if I have anything out of the ordinary. In 1986 I was working as an aircraft mechanic for an air...
July 2010, Issue 89, page 80
Being one of the best
David Stirk, one of Whisky Magazine's tasting panel representatives in Edinburgh, explains what it was like to be part of this definitive tasting and how he and his fellow panelists managed to suriviv...
June 2001, Issue 16, page 50
Ian Buxton peeks behind the scenes at one of Scotland's most enduring distilleries
June 2002, Issue 23, page 52
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