Month: September 2017

The value of the Scotch whisky

Aged whisky is valuable. Glenfiddich 50 Years Old, for example, is the second vatting (term of blending process) ever made. The first was produced from nine casks laid down between 1937 and 1939 by Glenfiddich founder David Grant – one for each grandchildren as a thank you for helping him build the distillery. The usual […]

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Meet John Lamond: the Master behind the Dramsylvania whisky tasting

John Lamond is one of the world’s leading authorities on Scotch Whisky. The winner of the prestigious “Master of Malt” title in 1987, he is the author of The Malt Whisky File, The Whisky Connoisseur’s Book of Days, The Whisky Connoisseur’s Companion and Le Snob Whisky and contributes to magazines worldwide on the wider subject […]

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