The Best Whiskies in the World, Awards Special
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A slice of paradise
We recently asked for nominations for our ‘great whisky bars of the world' award. On the opposite page is the list of the first recipients. Here Damian Riley Smith reports on one of the best
January 2006, Issue 53, page 14
In search of the perfect combination
It's a marriage made in heaven – whisky and cigars. But what are the best combinations? We brought a group of experts together in Cuba to find out. Damian Riley-Smith reports
June 2003, Issue 31, page 24
A true boon in Kentucky
The Kentucky Bourbon Festival is one of the year's whiskey highlights. Damian Riley-Smith brought back a suitcase full of fond memories
March 2003, Issue 29, page 24
A match made in havanna
Whisky and cigars can be a perfect combination. And the best way to taste them is in their country of origin-Cuba- as Damian Riley Smith finds out.
July 2002, Issue 24, page 30
The spirit of independence
Damian Riley-Smith visits the home of Julian Van Winkle III, a nam dedicated to producing quality bourbon and adhering to traditional, family values.
February 2001, Issue 14, page 48
Moving malts on Madison (Park Avenue Liquor)
Damian Riley-Smith dropped in on the Park Avenue Liquor shop and emerged energised and inspired.
September 2000, Issue 11, page 48
Whisky Magazine's Damian Riley-Smith previews bourboun's hot event
September 2000, Issue 11, page 44
Far eastern promise
Can the flavours and textures of chinese cuisine embrace whisky? The internationally acclaimed cookery expert yan-kit so was happy to demonstrate the possibilities to Damian Riley-Smith.
April 2000, Issue 9, page 42
Michael Palin's whisky adventure
As well known for his international travelogues as his insane antics in Monty Python, Michael Palin, a New Year's honours list CBE, is one of Britain's most popular stars. Here he tells Damian Riley-S...
February 2000, Issue 8, page 8
It was show time in Kentucky and Damian Riley-Smith found it very much to his taste.
December 1999, Issue 7, page 48
Wainwright on whisky (Rob Wainwright)
Damian Riley-Smith talks to Scottish rugby star Rob Wainwright about winning matches, losing salmon and the contents of his hip flask, Photographs by Will Boxall.
January 1999, Issue 1, page 27
Whisky Magazine Issue 53
On the roll - How malt made social gambling cool - Visiting Speyside - Isle of Jura - Auchentoshan - George Washington - Russia's whisky elite - Lowland malts tasted.
Published January 2006.
Whisky Magazine Issue 31
Desert Island Drams - Whisky Cons - Liqueurs - Whisky & cigars.
Published June 2003.
Whisky Magazine Issue 29
James Bond - Cooley Distillery - Indian Whisky - Festival Reviews.
Published March 2003.
Whisky Magazine Issue 24
The world of whisky - Max Shapira - Glenfarclas - New world whisky tasting.
Published July 2002.
Whisky Magazine Issue 14
Women and Whisky - Old Pulteney - Vintage Malts - Brown Forman.
Published February 2001.
Whisky Magazine Issue 11
Highland Malts Tasting - Lagavulin - Buffalo Trace - Cigars - Fishing.
Published September 2000.
Whisky Magazine Issue 9
Best selling blends - Irish Special - White Horse - Wild Turkey.
Published April 2000.
Whisky Magazine Issue 8
Wood finish tasting - Gordon & McPhail - Makers Mark - Edradour.
Published February 2000.
Whisky Magazine Issue 7
Millenuim Tasting - Economics of Wood - Dalmore - Bourbon uncoverd.
Published December 1999.