Story Time: Judging a whisky competition


I must admit I felt more than honoured the first time I was asked to join the judging panel of a whisky competition – kind of validating years of hard work and being recognised by people I can now probably refer to as my “peers” (although I would never have the encyclopedic knowledge and tasting skills of a Charles Maclean, sitting at the same table …

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Q&A: more about me and useful whisky tips!


I tend to receive more and more questions by private messages or on social media (keep’em coming, I always like a good Q&A session, wish I could be a YouTuber sometimes… 😉 ), and while some of them are completely inappropriate (yes, I’m talking to you fellow LinkedIn “relations” who think the term “relation” might imply some sort of privacy between us 😉 ), here …

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Being a Whisky Auctioneer


As I was looking through my latest Google Analytics last month, I realised how many of you were actually interested in the “auction” aspect of whisky. Blog statistics are always a real goldmine of information about your readers and I thought it would be just fair to tell you more about my job as a whisky auctioneer. Nope, this isn’t a sponsored post, just me …

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