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Welcome to the World of Japanese Whisky
01 March 2016

Japan made history in 2007 by toppling Scotland in a blind tasting held by Whisky Magazine, the definitive whisky publication. To the surprise and dismay of the Scots, Japan's Nikka Whisky Taketsuru Pure Malt 21 Years Old was chosen as the world's best Blended Malt Whisky.

The Age in Scotch Whisky
29 February 2016

Age has been a hot topic for whisky lovers all over the world for the last couple of years. Most of the producers follow the "orthodox" approach but there are some distilleries that they start experimenting in various ways in order to give to the consumer a different perspective. As James Mackie (White Horse), said "Scotch Whisky should always be well aged and good quality".

Categories of Scotch Whisky
10 February 2016

In 1909, the Royal Commission defined what Scotch Whisky was, after a scandal involving the adulteration of whisky being sold in pubs and a long dispute between the distillation technique schools.

Kilchoman, an alternative distillery
06 February 2016

Built on the west side of Islay, it is the westernmost distillery in Scotland. It is located near Loch Gorm and the magnificent Machir Bay. The scenery there is quite different from the rest of the Islay as it is dominated by large flat green plains.

Whisky & Cheese Pairings
04 February 2016

Whisky is a drink enjoyed casually among friends, as well as on important occasions when only the best whiskies will do. The recent trend however of the constantly restless whisky lover is to enjoy a glass of whisky paired with cheese as an inspired finale to an indulgent meal.

How to read the label of a Scotch Whisky
02 February 2016

Whisky Label is very important because it will provide to the consumer the main characteristics of the whisky that she/he is going to buy and drink.The basic information on the label are regulated under 2009 Scotch Whisky Regulations.

 

 

 

 

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