Unlike wine, for example, whisky is not really about mystification, but it does bring its own jargon. Any unusual terms you are likely to come across are described and defined in this section.
Best whiskies in the world.
Gaelic for 'water of life', in time abbreviated and corrupted to 'whisky'.
A new relationship
Beer guru Roger Protz looks at some oak aged beers on the market
December 2010, Issue 92, page 58
A sense of Islay
Martine Nouet takes a scent and taste tour of whisky's most famous island as a preview for the forthcoming Islay Whisky Festival 2002
May 2002, Issue 22, page 30
Brewing up a storm
Gavin Smith tells the complex story of Scottish brewing and its inextricable links with distilling
February 2002, Issue 21, page 52
Joe Bates finds out how Delhi T3 putting Indian aviation on the map
October 2010, Issue 91, page 36
Cypriot sunshine (Cyprus)
Joe Bates checks out what the Mediterranean island has to offer the travellers
June 2007, Issue 64, page 57
Drinking and health
Recently, United States broadcaster CNN's culinary news site Eatocracy ran a feature with the headline “Beer, Whiskey and Pork Fat: The New Health Foods?”
February 2013, Issue 109, page 6
Every Day is a School Day
Joel Harrison quenches his thirst for whisky education
December 2012, Issue 108, page 26
First Class Whisky
Vivien Devlin sees whisky country by rail
July 2012, Issue 105, page 40
Ghosts in the works
Ghosts are a common feature in whisky distilleries. Robin Laing goes in search of some of the most famous onces
August 2006, Issue 58, page 50
Martine Nouet profiles two talented singer/songwriters in the world of whisky: Robin Laing and Norma Munro
April 2003, Issue 30, page 34
Proof at last - the Irish invented whisk(e)y!
A source of pride for the Scots – but Barry Walsh discovers the ‘truth' behind the origins of whisk(e)y
May 2002, Issue 22, page 50
Scotland's obscure corner shop (Whisky Shop)
David Stirk makes a pilgrimage to the heart of Speyside to meet Fiona Murdoch at the Whisky Shop, Dufftown, and collect his medal for visiting this 'obscure corner of Scotland'
February 2001, Issue 14, page 64
An eccentric entrepreneur is seeking to challenge Talsiker's status as the only distillery on Skye. Tom Bruce-Gardyne went ot meet the man behind a special brand of Gaelic whisky.
September 2000, Issue 11, page 52
Whisky Live Paris
September 25th and 26th 2005
July 2005, Issue 49, page 15