Tag Archives: Whiskey Information

Glenfiddich Seizes Back The Lead From The Glenlivet

By Richard Thomas According to the latest sales data, The Glenfiddich is once again the world’s top selling brand of single malt Scotch, having seized the crown back from The Glenlivet. The Glenlivet’s challenge for the top spot began when it crossed the one million cases shipped mark in August 2014. Roughly a year later, the Pernod-Ricard owned brand overtook ...

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Is Your Whiskey A Fake?

Counterfeit Johnnie Walker

Counterfeit Whiskey Is On The Rise Everywhere. What Can You Do About It? By Richard Thomas In April 2017, a case of fraudulent activity in the UK came to light that would be laughable, were it not part of a larger and more serious trend. Tofikuddin Ovaysi, a scammer who has claimed to be a Russian national and the son ...

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The English Whisky Revival

Cotswolds Distillery

By Richard Thomas When Penderyn opened in 2000, returning whisky distilling to Wales for this first time since 1894, most observers I know of reckoned it was an appropriate development. The Welsh, after all, were just as Celtic as the Irish and the Scots. But England getting into the whisky-making game was an odder development, provoking slight bewilderment. The English, ...

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