The best whiskies in the world 2017, Icons of Whisky Global winners and the conclusion to this year's Battle of the Blends
Royal Mile Whiskies Bowmore 1999, Young Peaty Islay
Single Malt - Scotland - 61.50% 8 Bring on the kippers.
Royal Mile Whiskies Invergordon, 22 Years Old
Single Grain - Scotland - 45.00% 6 Appetising. Some length and complexity.
Edinburgh's Whisky Fringe
John Morton recounts his experience on the Royal Mile.
November 2002, Issue 27, page 14
“If anyone starts without any knowledge there are plenty of people to teach them”
Ian Wisniewski talks with Keir Sword,proprietor of Royal Mile Whiskies.
November 2008, Issue 76, page 80
Cut and thrust on the Royal Mile
Young entrepreneur Keir Sword is going places with Scotch. Marcin Miller met up with him at his shop on Edinburgh's famous thoroughfare
February 2000, Issue 8, page 52
World Whiskies Awards 2008
This year's competition saw more than 200 whiskies do battle over three tasting rounds for the coveted titles of the best whiskies in the world.
April 2008, Issue 71, page 17
Vote for your whisky favourites
Icons of whisky is the new name for our annual awards. And this year we're introducing the radical step of letting you do the voting 2004
February 2004, Issue 37, page 20
Are we good finishers?
In the latest of our round table debates, we look at special finishes.
June 2004, Issue 40, page 20
Ian Buxton looks at the how and why of collecting.
June 2009, Issue 80, page 51
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
Limburg Whisky Fair grows on ...
In just three years, the Whisky Fair at Limburg in Germany has established itself as one of THE events in the continental whisky diary.
June 2004, Issue 40, page 14
Dave looks at the increasing interest in rum.
September 2008, Issue 74, page 54
Whisky Magazine Live
April 2004, Issue 38, page 40
You've never had it so good?
Is whisky produced today as good as it used to be? Richard Jones hosts this months' philosophical debate
February 2004, Issue 37, page 28
The Perfect Blend
New whisky tasting tour experience at The Real Mary King's Close
April 2016, Issue 135, page 6
The search starts again to find the cream of the crop in the whisky world. In the first round of voting our focus turns to Scotland.
September 2009, Issue 82, page 6
The search starts to find the cream of the crop in the whisky world. Scotland, Ireland and Canada have been scrutinised,we find out who is in the running.
November 2007, Issue 67, page 8
All that glisters is not gold
Ian Buxton looks at the recent ultra premium releases.
September 2009, Issue 82, page 18
Industry 'Oscars' honour the heroes of whisky
The Icons of Whisky recognise the people and companies that have made the biggest contribution to the world of whisky. Dominic Roskrow explains how the winners were chosen
March 2005, Issue 46, page 26
The best of blends
Is a passion for blends on the rise? Ian Wisniewski looks at what is being done to promote blended Scotch.
October 2006, Issue 59, page 21
Keir Sword of Royal Mile Whiskies is in the chair
July 2002, Issue 24, page 72
Cask Strength Malts
The tradition of high strength bottlings was a natural launch pad for cask strength malts,which have gathered momentum since the late 1980s. Ian Wisniewski finds out more.
March 2007, Issue 62, page 60
The best year yet
This year's Icons of Whisky were the toughest yet. Drawing up the shortlists was a nightmare.And the voting in nearly all categories was painfully close. Dominic Roskrowreports
March 2006, Issue 54, page 18
Treat us with respect
How should the industry react over the issue of responsible drinking?
March 2005, Issue 46, page 16
The beautiful South
The Lowlands distilleries are surprisingly varied and highly satisfying.Caroline Dewar reports
June 2006, Issue 56, page 48
A new frontier
Jonathan McCormick looks at selling bourbon to the Scots.
January 2009, Issue 77, page 20
Matches made in heaven
Gillian Bell of Caledonian Connoisseur is pioneering whisky and food pairings with our very own Dave Broom. Dominic Roskrow spoke to her
April 2005, Issue 47, page 38
Being independent certainly has its advantages but what opportunities and challenges do Independent bottlers currently face? Ian Wisniewski finds out.
July 2009, Issue 81, page 28
The best Scotch malts in the world
Compiling a top 90 best Scottish malts list is as ambitious a project as this magazine has ever undertook. Dominic Roskrowdescribes how it was done
May 2004, Issue 39, page 22
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
Independent bottlers have driven innovation in the industry. But what future do they have? Ian Wisniewski investigates
October 2004, Issue 43, page 72
The deferred consumer
Ulf Buxrud had dedicated a large portion of his life to his passion for malt whisky, enabling him to addemble one of the most inpressive collections of its kind. We caught up with him to find out more...
February 2002, Issue 21, page 56
The voice of the people
The Icons of Whisky mark a step up for Whisky Magazine. Formerly known as the Whisky Academy and decided by an editorial panel, they are now decided by reader votes. Here we present the winners
April 2004, Issue 38, page 16
Whisky Magazine Icons of Whisky 2013
After many months of debate, scrutiny and four rounds of voting, Whisky Magazine's international panel of judges has finally settled on the winners. Here we reveal who has scooped the coveted Global I...
March 2013, Issue 110, page 39