CS, SC, non-chill filtered – how to read whisky labels

30-06-2020, 14:35

Getting into the world of Scotch whisky sooner or later we will come across terms like "cask strength", "single cask" or "non-chill filtered". The frequency of finding these terms on increases with the progress of our adventure with whisky - the more often we try rare and older editions or...


Life at the Big Mac

26-06-2020, 15:46

These are exciting times for The Macallan. Its state of the art distillery is whisky making to a new level. Sarah Burgess is at the centre of it. The Macallan is one of the world’s great luxury whiskies. Indeed, it is one of the world’s great luxury brands. Old and rare bottlings sell for large...


What it takes for whisky to be Scotch

24-06-2020, 15:43

Scotch whisky is a regional product and it is legally protected. There are many rules that precisely define which liquors can be called "Scotch". The Scotch Whisky Association (SWA) keeps watch on those rules and makes sure they are followed. Their meticulousness guarantees market confidence in...


Japanese whisky reputation is in danger

22-06-2020, 15:07

In early June, the Scotch Whisky Association announced that Great Britain and Japan governments had begun negotiations on a free trade agreement between the UK and Japan. Ian McKendrick, international director at the SWA, didn’t hide his satisfaction with the negotiations: Japan is a top-ten...

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The Dalmore 62YO set a new record at the Sotheby’s auction

09-06-2020, 10:08

It seems like even coronavirus pandemic can't weaken investor’s interest in rare whisky. The latest example could be the "Sotheby’s Distilled: Iconic Samaroli, Dalmore 62 and The Oldest Cognac in the world" auction, where two bottles of the Dalmore 62 became the most expensive bottles from this...

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