The Best Whiskies in the World, Awards Special
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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
Blender of the year: Richard Paterson of Kyndal
Last year's winner strolled it this time round, winning an overwhelming proportion of the votes cast. Not surprising really – for what Richard has continued to bring to blending in the last year is ...
April 2003, Issue 30, page 18
Distiller of the year: Diageo
There were many entrants for this category, some obvious, some not so. The award is meant to be for an individual, but a clear trend started to emerge – there was a regular stream of votes for Diage...
April 2003, Issue 30, page 19
In search of excellence
Three continents, 40 outstanding whiskies, and more than 75 of the world's best tasters – Best of the Best 2003 was an event of epic proportions. Dominic Roskrowexplains why, and how, it happened
April 2003, Issue 30, page 49
In search of the world's best whiskies
This is the third time we have held the Best of the Best. But as Dominic Roskrow reports, this is the biggest and most ambitious attempt yet to find the world's best whiskies
March 2005, Issue 46, page 18
Marcin Miller explains the objective of the Best of the Best tasting and how the 47 whiskies were selected, categorised and scored.
June 2001, Issue 16, page 49
Putting a face to a dram
The Whisky Academy Awards are an attempt to recognise some of the people who have excelled in the whisky industry in the last year. Dominic Roskrow presents this year's winners
April 2003, Issue 30, page 16
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 Academy
The inaugural annual Whisky Magazine award for those individuals who have excelled in their contribution to the whisky industry
May 2002, Issue 22, page 18
April 2004, Issue 38, page 16
Whisky writing's finest moment
Whisky by Aeneas MacDonald is being republished. But who was the writer shielded behind the author's pseudonym? Ian Buxton solves the mystery
July 2006, Issue 57, page 46
World's best whiskies honoured
More than 150 whiskies, three rounds of judging and there can be only five...we reveal the winners
April 2007, Issue 63, page 18
Whisky Magazine Issue 63
World Whiskies Awards - The Best Whiskies in the World - New distilleries - Balblair Vintages - Kentucky Visitors Guide - Whisky and Food - Port Ellen and more....
Published April 2007.
Whisky Magazine Issue 57
American idols - The legends behind the great brands - The Highlands - The Sma' Still - Speyside history - Sir Iain Noble - Cooley - Silent Stills Tasting - Gotemba - Johnnie Walker Blue.
Published July 2006.
Whisky Magazine Issue 50
50 Leading whisky quotes - 50 Top independently bottled whiskies - 50 Great drinking occasions - Aberfeldy - Bulleit bourbon - The effects of peat - Whisky and global warming..
Published September 2005.
Whisky Magazine Issue 46
Best of the Best - Champions of Whisky 2005 - Icons of Whisky - Glen Gant - Adelphi - Distillery buy-out two years on.
Published March 2005.
Whisky Magazine Issue 38
Icons of Whisky - Jerez - New York's Dale DeGroff - Old Whiskies : special Tasting.
Published April 2004.
Whisky Magazine Issue 30
Best whiskies in the world - The whisky academy - Pronounciation.
Published April 2003.
Whisky Magazine Issue 22
Festival Previews - Collecting - Forsyth's - Caramel - 12 year olds tasting.
Published May 2002.