Just How Important Is Sherry to Scotch Whisky?
In the middle of the 20th century, whisky makers in Scotland found themselves in predicament. The barrels they’d depended on for decades for aging their
How do Sherry casks flavour whisky? | Scotch Whisky
Sherry casks have been used to age Scotch whisky for well over 200 years. But what are distillers looking for when choosing casks, and how are they able to produce specific flavours? Does the type of wood also play a role? The Whisky Professor is here to help make sense of it all.
Scotch whisky’s new rules explained | Scotch Whisky
The decision to expand the range of casks used to mature Scotch whisky has been broadly welcomed by distillers, but there’s plenty of devil in the detail. Richard Woodard reports.
The 4 Companies Behind 3/4 Of All Scotch Whisky Production
2 companies own more than half of the total Scotch whisky market share, Louis Vuitton owns some excellent distilleries, and other surprises you may not expect.