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Winter warmers: best whiskies for Christmas
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Winter warmers: best whiskies for Christmas

Your guide to everything from rich earthy Scotch to sweet American bourbon
17 Dec 2020
A beginner’s guide to buying whisky
Cotswolds Distillery
In Brief

A beginner’s guide to buying whisky

The team from the Cotswolds Distillery share their insight on how whisky is made, the various styles and the top tips for drinking a dram
20 Nov 2020
How to become a whisky ‘expert’ in just two hours
The Dram Team - Felipe Schrieberg whisky tasting masterclass
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How to become a whisky ‘expert’ in just two hours

The Week enjoys a few drams at a virtual masterclass with Felipe Schrieberg
3 Sep 2020
Rare whisky is flavour of the month for investors
The Macallan Fine & Rare Collection
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Rare whisky is flavour of the month for investors

Collectible bottles going under the hammer at Sotheby’s
26 Aug 2020
The best whiskies to celebrate Burns Night 2020
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The best whiskies to celebrate Burns Night 2020

20 Jan 2020
Best drinks to buy this Christmas
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In Review

Best drinks to buy this Christmas

If getting a bottle of wine seems too easy, try gin, tequila, whisky or cream liqueur
18 Dec 2019
Best luxury advent calendars for Christmas 2019
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Best luxury advent calendars for Christmas 2019

Make the countdown to Christmas Day even more exciting this year
20 Nov 2019

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What makes for an exceptional whisky?
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What makes for an exceptional whisky?

James Mackay, head of rare and collectable spirits for Diageo, on the characteristics of the world’s best whiskies
14 Oct 2019
Should you be investing in whisky?
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Should you be investing in whisky?

Cameron Ewen, whisky ambassador for Scotch at The Balmoral in Edinburgh, shares his top tips for putting your money where your malt is
16 Jul 2019
Third of rare Scotch whiskies are ‘fake’, according to study
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Third of rare Scotch whiskies are ‘fake’, according to study

Researchers estimate that upwards of £41m worth of imitation whisky may be sloshing around
20 Dec 2018
Johnnie Walker: a Grand Voyage from Oblix East
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In Review

Johnnie Walker: a Grand Voyage from Oblix East

A tour of the world in eight whisky cocktails
11 Oct 2018
Michel Roux Jr on legacy, technology and the future of food
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In Depth

Michel Roux Jr on legacy, technology and the future of food

30 Aug 2018
Rare form: the next step for The Last Drop Distillers
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Rare form: the next step for The Last Drop Distillers

As the distillery prepares for a changing of the guard, we chat with the team about what makes a great whisky
24 Jul 2018
Nine of the best gins and whiskies for Father's Day
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Nine of the best gins and whiskies for Father's Day

Bottles for the dad who claims to have tried everything
5 Jun 2018
Macallan Whisky Lounge: a new bar for Scotch aficionados
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Macallan Whisky Lounge: a new bar for Scotch aficionados

A handsome new bar in an unexpected location
20 Feb 2018
Burns Night 2018: when is it and who was Robert Burns?
Robert Burns
In Depth

Burns Night 2018: when is it and who was Robert Burns?

As Scots raise a glass to their favourite son questions are mounting about his attitude to women
24 Jan 2018
How to match your cravat to your whisky
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How to match your cravat to your whisky

The Hyde Bar in Knightsbridge launches new bow tie, cravat and cocktail pairing menu
7 Dec 2017
Mix it up: Is 2017 the year of mezcal and Irish whiskey?
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Mix it up: Is 2017 the year of mezcal and Irish whiskey?

Harvey Nichols' spirits buyer on the biggest drinks trends of 2017
14 Mar 2017
Lagavulin whisky: 200 years old, for peat's sake
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Lagavulin whisky: 200 years old, for peat's sake

As the brand marks its bicentenary, distillery manager Georgie Crawford describes how tradition and technology meld on the island of Islay
15 Dec 2016
The Glenlivet: 1966 and all that
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The Glenlivet: 1966 and all that

On the release of a rare vintage, master distiller Alan Winchester recalls his encounters with this very special whisky over 50 years
17 Oct 2016
Why Scotch whisky is the UK’s leading commodity
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Why Scotch whisky is the UK’s leading commodity

Industry chief calls for duty cut in George Osborne's next budget to support distillers
19 Feb 2016
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