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  • Worldwide Distilled Spirits Conference 2017 Worldwide Distilled Spirits Conference 2017 Worldwide Distilled Spirits Conference 2017 Festivals and events 13 June 2017

    Worldwide Distilled Spirits Conference 2017

    The triennial event provided a snapshot of the latest scientific Scotch whisky developments.

  • Why Japan loves indie whisky bottlings Why Japan loves indie whisky bottlings Why Japan loves indie whisky bottlings From Our Correspondent 06 June 2017

    Why Japan loves indie whisky bottlings

    From quirky designs to old and rare liquid, Japan is enamoured with the indie bottling culture.

  • Fèis Ìle 2017 Day 8: Ardbeg Fèis Ìle 2017 Day 8: Ardbeg Fèis Ìle 2017 Day 8: Ardbeg Festivals and events 04 June 2017

    Fèis Ìle 2017 Day 8: Ardbeg

    A maritime twist to this year’s Ardbeg Day as another Islay Festival draws to a close.

  • Fèis Ìle 2017 Day 7: Bunnahabhain Fèis Ìle 2017 Day 7: Bunnahabhain Fèis Ìle 2017 Day 7: Bunnahabhain Festivals and events 03 June 2017

    Fèis Ìle 2017 Day 7: Bunnahabhain

    Focus turns to maturation and cask finishes as festival-goers head to picturesque Bunnahabhain.

  • Fèis Ìle 2017 Day 6: Jura & Kilchoman Fèis Ìle 2017 Day 6: Jura & Kilchoman Fèis Ìle 2017 Day 6: Jura & Kilchoman Festivals and events 02 June 2017

    Fèis Ìle 2017 Day 6: Jura & Kilchoman

    Unexpected pleasures – and predictable rain – at the Islay Festival’s annual double-header.

  • Fèis Ìle 2017 Day 5: Bowmore Fèis Ìle 2017 Day 5: Bowmore Fèis Ìle 2017 Day 5: Bowmore Festivals and events 01 June 2017

    Fèis Ìle 2017 Day 5: Bowmore

    Musical narratives, historical walks and a heavy layer of sunblock were on the agenda at Bowmore.

  • Fèis Ìle 2017 Day 4: Laphroaig Fèis Ìle 2017 Day 4: Laphroaig Fèis Ìle 2017 Day 4: Laphroaig Festivals and events 31 May 2017

    Fèis Ìle 2017 Day 4: Laphroaig

    Whisky tasting bingo, future planning and a sense of calm as the festival hits Laphroaig.

  • Fèis Ìle 2017 Day 3: Caol Ila Fèis Ìle 2017 Day 3: Caol Ila Fèis Ìle 2017 Day 3: Caol Ila Festivals and events 30 May 2017

    Fèis Ìle 2017 Day 3: Caol Ila

    Time to implement Plan B at secluded Caol Ila as the rains sweep in across Islay.

  • Fèis Ìle 2017 Day 2: Bruichladdich Fèis Ìle 2017 Day 2: Bruichladdich Fèis Ìle 2017 Day 2: Bruichladdich Festivals and events 29 May 2017

    Fèis Ìle 2017 Day 2: Bruichladdich

    With party vibes aplenty, Bruichladdich offered oysters and no fewer than seven drams for revellers.

  • Fèis Ìle 2017 Day 1: Lagavulin Fèis Ìle 2017 Day 1: Lagavulin Fèis Ìle 2017 Day 1: Lagavulin Festivals and events 28 May 2017

    Fèis Ìle 2017 Day 1: Lagavulin

    This year’s festival opened with a hectic schedule of masterclasses, music and tastings.

  • World Whisky Day 2017 events World Whisky Day 2017 events World Whisky Day 2017 events Festivals and events 19 May 2017

    World Whisky Day 2017 events

    There are more than 300 official events taking place globally tomorrow – will you be taking part?

  • Spirit of Toronto 2017 Spirit of Toronto 2017 Spirit of Toronto 2017 Festivals and events 10 May 2017

    Spirit of Toronto 2017

    A once-in-a-lifetime tasting of rare whiskies was the highlight of this year’s event.

  • Spirit of Speyside 2017: a reflection Spirit of Speyside 2017: a reflection Spirit of Speyside 2017: a reflection Festivals and events 03 May 2017

    Spirit of Speyside 2017: a reflection

    Dave Broom looks back on this year’s festival, at the friendship, whisky and lessons learnt.

  • Spirit of Speyside 2017: Day Four Spirit of Speyside 2017: Day Four Spirit of Speyside 2017: Day Four Festivals and events 01 May 2017

    Spirit of Speyside 2017: Day Four

    Gin, beer and smugglers’ tours on the penultimate day of Speyside’s annual whisky festival.

  • Spirit of Speyside 2017: Day Three Spirit of Speyside 2017: Day Three Spirit of Speyside 2017: Day Three Festivals and events 30 April 2017

    Spirit of Speyside 2017: Day Three

    It’s not every day that you get to choose a distillery’s next exclusive whisky.

  • Spirit of Speyside 2017: Day Two Spirit of Speyside 2017: Day Two Spirit of Speyside 2017: Day Two Festivals and events 29 April 2017

    Spirit of Speyside 2017: Day Two

    The second day was filled with exclusive distillery tours, a blending class and raucous dancing.

  • Spirit of Speyside 2017: Day One Spirit of Speyside 2017: Day One Spirit of Speyside 2017: Day One Festivals and events 28 April 2017

    Spirit of Speyside 2017: Day One

    The Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival got off to a roaring start, with not a snowflake in sight.

  • The Limburg Whisky Fair 2017 The Limburg Whisky Fair 2017 The Limburg Whisky Fair 2017 Festivals and events 27 April 2017

    The Limburg Whisky Fair 2017

    Beginning with a focus on old and rare bottlings, today the show stands for much more than whisky.

  • An Evening with the Blenders 2017 An Evening with the Blenders 2017 An Evening with the Blenders 2017 Festivals and events 19 April 2017

    An Evening with the Blenders 2017

    Whisky producers from all around the globe demonstrate the importance of a united industry.

  • How Scotch helped shape Australian malts How Scotch helped shape Australian malts How Scotch helped shape Australian malts From Our Correspondent 12 April 2017

    How Scotch helped shape Australian malts

    Australia has close links to Scotch whisky, stretching as far back as the mid-19th century.

  • Tales on Tour Edinburgh 2017 Tales on Tour Edinburgh 2017 Tales on Tour Edinburgh 2017 Festivals and events 10 April 2017

    Tales on Tour Edinburgh 2017

    The annual New Orleans cocktail festival brought a taste of the Deep South to Scotland’s capital.

  • Inverness to Wick and Thurso Inverness to Wick and Thurso Inverness to Wick and Thurso Whisky Travel 30 March 2017

    Inverness to Wick and Thurso

    On the road less travelled, embracing a rich culture, history and sense of renewal.

  • Scotch battles on in Ukraine Scotch battles on in Ukraine Scotch battles on in Ukraine From Our Correspondent 29 March 2017

    Scotch battles on in Ukraine

    As recent problems take their toll, there’s still great interest in Scotch blends and malts.

  • The Whisky Show: Old & Rare 2017 The Whisky Show: Old & Rare 2017 The Whisky Show: Old & Rare 2017 Festivals and events 21 February 2017

    The Whisky Show: Old & Rare 2017

    The debut show in Glasgow was overflowing with some truly once-in-a-lifetime drams.

  • Edinburgh’s whisky heritage Edinburgh’s whisky heritage Edinburgh’s whisky heritage Whisky Travel 16 February 2017

    Edinburgh’s whisky heritage

    A walking tour through the historic, whisky-laden streets of the Scottish capital.

  • World Whisky Forum 2017 World Whisky Forum 2017 World Whisky Forum 2017 Festivals and events 15 February 2017

    World Whisky Forum 2017

    The inaugural event highlighted a consensus for global co-operation to enhance whisky’s future.

  • The National Whisky Festival 2017 The National Whisky Festival 2017 The National Whisky Festival 2017 Festivals and events 31 January 2017

    The National Whisky Festival 2017

    Merging one of Europe’s most popular music festivals with a worldwide selection of drams.

  • Do supermarkets threaten Dutch whisky shops? Do supermarkets threaten Dutch whisky shops? Do supermarkets threaten Dutch whisky shops? From Our Correspondent 17 January 2017

    Do supermarkets threaten Dutch whisky shops?

    Could the introduction of whisky to Dutch supermarkets damage independent spirits retailers?

  • The Telegraph Whisky Experience 2016 The Telegraph Whisky Experience 2016 The Telegraph Whisky Experience 2016 Festivals and events 08 December 2016

    The Telegraph Whisky Experience 2016

    Scotch led the way at the opulent 2016 event, designed for an older whisky drinking generation.

  • A whisky odyssey to Orkney A whisky odyssey to Orkney A whisky odyssey to Orkney Whisky Travel 01 December 2016

    A whisky odyssey to Orkney

    The thrill of opening rare bottles is even greater in the right company – and the right location.

  • Whiskybase Gathering 2016 Whiskybase Gathering 2016 Whiskybase Gathering 2016 Festivals and events 29 November 2016

    Whiskybase Gathering 2016

    The Dutch show drew crowds of more than 800 whisky enthusiasts during its debut in Rotterdam.

  • Dornoch Whisky Festival 2016 Dornoch Whisky Festival 2016 Dornoch Whisky Festival 2016 Festivals and events 02 November 2016

    Dornoch Whisky Festival 2016

    Filled with film screenings, rare distillery tours, live music and a profusion of ‘special’ drams.

  • Bar Convent Berlin 2016 Bar Convent Berlin 2016 Bar Convent Berlin 2016 Festivals and events 13 October 2016

    Bar Convent Berlin 2016

    A must-attend show for the bar industry – but is Scotch doing enough to cash in on its success?

  • Orkney: the Nordic connection Orkney: the Nordic connection Orkney: the Nordic connection Whisky Travel 11 October 2016

    Orkney: the Nordic connection

    Hold on to your hat as Tom Bruce-Gardyne takes a windy, whistle-stop tour through the islands.

  • The Whisky Show 2016 The Whisky Show 2016 The Whisky Show 2016 Festivals and events 05 October 2016

    The Whisky Show 2016

    Tasting everything from rare old malts to fresh-faced new spirit from the broader whisky world.

  • Whisky Live Paris 2016 Whisky Live Paris 2016 Whisky Live Paris 2016 Festivals and events 29 September 2016

    Whisky Live Paris 2016

    Rare bottlings, new releases, cocktails and masterclasses in this not-to-be-missed annual show.

  • Is France falling out of love with Scotch? Is France falling out of love with Scotch? Is France falling out of love with Scotch? From Our Correspondent 21 September 2016

    Is France falling out of love with Scotch?

    After many decades of apparent married bliss, are the cracks finally beginning to show?

  • Spirit of Speyside: Distilled 2016 Spirit of Speyside: Distilled 2016 Spirit of Speyside: Distilled 2016 Festivals and events 13 September 2016

    Spirit of Speyside: Distilled 2016

    The inaugural spin-off festival held in Elgin captured the essence of Speyside perfectly.

  • India: Scotch whisky’s wild, wild east India: Scotch whisky’s wild, wild east India: Scotch whisky’s wild, wild east From Our Correspondent 05 September 2016

    India: Scotch whisky’s wild, wild east

    Scotch whisky faces a host of challenges in India, but there are signs that habits are changing.

  • Dufftown Dufftown Dufftown Whisky Travel 01 September 2016

    Dufftown

    Steeped in history, the Scottish town refers to itself as the ‘malt whisky capital of the world’.

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