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Monday 04 April, 2016

The Future Belongs To Blended Scotch Whisky. There I said it.

For the past 50 years or so since William Grant introduced Glenfiddich, the first marketed single malt Scotch whisky, “single malts” have dominated the dialogue about serious whisky appreciation worldwide, not-so-subtly pushing blended whiskies to a second-class category that has not always been warranted. But, owing probably to the popularity and thus growing scarcity of […]

Thursday 02 October, 2014

Getting Spirited in the Tasting Panel

As Editor-At-Large for the Tasting Panel, I got to explore every corner of the varied world of spirits. It’s a tough job, but someone has to do it! Click on each image below for the full stories as printed! ALSO SEE MY WINE STORIES FOR THE TASTING PANEL HERE OR GO HERE FOR MORE STORIES […]

Sunday 15 April, 2012

Scotch Education

You can learn important things from a spirits ambassador. Especially if it’s Mitch Bechard, official US Ambassador for Glenfiddich (which is pronounced Glen-Fiddick, by the by) Single Malt Scotch Whisky. Scotchy Scotchy Scotch Scotch. For example, after running into Mitch on the Vegas Strip a few nights ago, and repairing to the Cosmopolitan’s Chandelier bar […]