Whisky Magazine Issue 31
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Thank you to everyone who exhibited and attended Whisky Live. And to the Whisky Magazine team who contributed to making it such a fantastic event. It was the biggest ever and a sell out.
There were, of course, many highlights you can read about on pages 21 to 23. I'd love to tell you more about what happened but I didn't see much of the show from the restricted view offered by the organiser's office and look forward to the review.
I trust you will notice some changes in the magazine from this issue. Although it is hard to report breaking news in a title that is published only eight times a year, the Editor is very keen to develop news coverage in Whisky Magazine. You will find more reports on trends and issues that effect you as dedicated whisky enthusiasts. In this issue, Dominic tackles the worrying issue that the whisky you are served in a pub or bar may well not be what you ordered at all. To give issues such as this more prominence, the news pages will move so they appear immediately after this introduction. That's where they should be anyway.
This does mean we have had to shunt our heavyweight columnists, Michael and Dave, just beyond news. I know you'll find them with little difficulty.
Looking back at over thirty issues of Whisky Magazine, I am frequently entertained by memories of sceptics prior to the launch of the magazine. There are still people who ask me “don't you ever worry about running out of things to write about?”
Well, no. I can appreciate why pe...