Two divergent opinions on the attractions and perils of the rising tide of hybrid Scotch products.
The debate 12 July 2016
A heated debate between Hamish Torrie and Stuart Hendry on the pros and cons of smoking in whisky.
The debate 07 June 2016
As the polls narrow in advance of the Brexit vote, would a UK departure give Scotch whisky a boost?
The debate 10 May 2016
The case for and against NAS whisky, featuring Glenfarclas' George Grant and Macallan's Ken Grier.
The debate 13 April 2016
Could it ever happen? After all, the momentum of the mighty malts continues to grow by the year…
The debate 07 March 2016
Is whisky investment ‘the worm in the apple’ or a simple by-product of supply and demand?
The debate 08 February 2016
Nick Morgan of Diageo and Bruichladdich’s Adam Hannett lock horns on this most vexed of issues.
The debate 11 January 2016
Investigating the best way to engage the modern whisky consumer: flavour or lifestyle associations?
The debate 03 December 2015
Jim Murray and Tom Sandham discuss the fast-evolving role of the modern whisky writer and critic.
The debate 16 September 2015
Is the use of virgin oak to mature Scotch whisky a boon to the blender – or a catastrophe?
The debate 25 August 2015
Can flavours do Scotch a favour? Or should honeyed whisky buzz off?