Lifestyle

VIDEO: How to choose a scotch whisky to suit your tastes

Whisky is a popular Christmas gift and the resurgence of single malt has left scotch drinkers spoilt for choice. But the styles of whisky from the six key regions of Scotland are varied, from the bold, salty, peat-smoky single malts of Islay, to the three surviving distilleries of the one-time […]
VIDEO: How to choose a scotch whisky to suit your tastes
Lifestyle

10 whiskies to celebrate World Whisky Day

Given just about everything else in the history of humanity gets a day of recognition, it’s only fair one of our finest creations, whisky, gets a go too. This Saturday, May 21, is World Whisky Day, just in case you needed an excuse to pour a dram. Here are 10 […]
10 whiskies to celebrate World Whisky Day
Lifestyle

14 whiskies everyone should try at least once

Single malt whiskies are enjoying an unprecedented revival across the world, with a number of countries outside of Scotland, including Australia, getting in on the act, and winning awards along the way. Japan is the hot new nation for whisky making, but you’ll also find Sweden, Taiwan and India making […]
14 whiskies everyone should try at least once
Lifestyle

10 of the best whiskies of 2015

It’s been a good year for whisky, with two Scottish distilleries from Islay, Laphroig and Ardbeg, celebrating their 200th anniversary, and plenty of new products emerging to keep collectors entertained. Here are some of the best from 2015. [slideshow] [slide permalink=”x1″ title=”Laphroig 15 Year Old” content=”Three decades after it first […]
10 of the best whiskies of 2015
News

Johnnie Walker’s owner just bought into an Australian whisky distillery

Global spirits business Diageo has invested in an Australian whisky distillery. Distill Ventures, Diageo’s accelerator fund, has taken an undisclosed minority stake in Melbourne-based New World Whisky Distillery, which produces Starward whisky. The investment is part of a broader $10 million round by Starward this year. Diageo’s investment will be […]
Johnnie Walker’s owner just bought into an Australian whisky distillery