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06 Feb 17 Report: The Brora/Old Clynelish book, the Making of (PDF, 261Ko)
24 Jan 17 Report: Review of the year 2016
   
04 Dec 16 Report. Swiss Whisky Experience
05 Nov 16 Report: Swiss Whisky Awards 2016 and Interspirits 2016 Zürich, Switzerland
10 Oct 16 Report: The Whisky Exchange Whisky Show, 01-03 October, London, UK
27 Sep 16 Report: Whisky Live Paris, 24-26 September, Paris, France
22 Sep 16 Report: Italy, a whisky paradise
16 Sep 16 Report: Säntis Single Malt Whisky Distillery, Appenzell, Switzerland
14- Sep 16 Report: Swiss Whisky Experience
11 Sep 16 Report: Berner Whisky Messe, September 9-10, Bern, Switzerland
24 Apr 16 Report: Whiskyfair Limburg, April 23-24, Limburg, Germany
06 Mar 16 Report: Whisky Schiff Luzern, Switzerland, 3-5 March 2016
03 Mar 16 Report: Short visit in Scotland, including Brora and Clynelish distilleries
09 Jan 16 Report: Review of the year 2015 and the first 10 years of Whisky-news.com
   
06 Dec 15 Report: Autumn Speyside Whisky Festival, Dufftown, Scotland by Bruce Crichton
28 Nov 15 Report: Whisky Schiff Zurich, 26-29 November, Zurich, Switzerland
01 Nov 15 Report: Berner Whiskymesse, 30-31 October, Bern, Switzerland
05 Oct 15 Report: The Whisky Show, 03-05 October, London, UK
03 Oct 15 Report: Whisky and More, 02-04 October, Lausanne, Switzerland
29 Sep 15 Report: The Whisky Industry between 1939 and 1975
01Jul 15 Report: Old is better?
   
29 May 15 Report: Spirit of Speyside whisky festival 2015 by Bruce Crichton
29 May 15 Report: Japanese whisky, a personal view
   
25 Apr 15 Report: Limburg Whisky Fair, Germany, 25-26 April 2015
17 Apr 15 Report: Japan April 2015, Part 2: Whisky bars in Tokyo
15 Apr 15 Report: Japan April 2015, Part 1: Culture, Hakushu and Fuji-Gotemda
29 Mar 15 Report: Whisky Schiff Luzern, Switzerland, 27-28 March 2015
01 Mar 15 Report: Travel to Japan, 2015 (final version)
04 Feb 15 Report: My review of the whisky year 2014
16 Jan 15 Report: A selection of value single malts
   
30 Nov 14 Report: Whisky Schiff, 27-30 November, Zürich, Switzerland
17 Nov 14 Report: Autumn Speyside Whisky Festival 2014 by Bruce Crichton
14 Nov 14 Interview with Rachel Barrie
08 Oct 14 Report: Whisky Show, 04-06 October, London, UK
05 Oct 14 Report: WhiskyandMore, 03-04 October, Lausanne, Switzerland,
10 Aug 14 Report: The role of water compostion on whisky flavours
17 May 14 Report: Whisky Fair Limburg, 17-18 May 2013, Germany
02 Apr 14 Report: Whisky Schiff Luzern, 29-30 March
22 Mar 14 Report: 1 Day trip to Kentucky
17 Jan 14 Review: The Whisky Year 2014
   
17 Dec 13 Report: Age vs non-age statement (NAS)
01 Dec 13 Report Whisky Schiff Zürich, Switzelrand, 28 Nov-01 Dce, 2013
27 Oct 13 Report: Autumn Speyside Whisky Festival 2013, Dufftown, Scotland by Bruce Crichton
09 Oct 13 Report. Whisky Exchange Whisky Show, London, UK, October 5-7, 2013
06 Oct 13 Report: Whisky And More, Lausanne,Switzerland, October 04-05, 2013
16 Jun 13 Report: Evolution of the prices of single malts between 2008, 2010 and 2013 (PDF, 128ko)
09 Jun 13 Report: Spirit of Speyside 2013, Dufftown, Scotland
27 Apr 13 Report: The Whisky Fair, Limburg, Germany, 27-28 Apr 2013
   
20 Dec 12 Report: Review of the year 2012
03 Dec 12 Report: Whiskyschiff Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland, 29 Nov-02 Dec 2012
31 Oct 12 Report: Speyside Autumn Whisky Festival by Bruce Crichton, Dufftown UK
13 Oct 12 Report: TWE Whisky Show,6-8 October 2012, London, UK
29 Aug 12 Interview: Svatopluk Buchlovský
01 Jun 12 Report: Spirit of Speyside Spring (May) 2012, Scotland
30 Apr 12 Report: “Hyperpremium” whiskies: no limits to the greed?
02 Apr 12 Report: Whisky Schiff Luzern 30-31 March 2012, Lucerne, Switzerland,
27 Feb 12 Interview: Whisky Writer Ian Buxton
03 Jan 12 Report: Review of the Whisky Year 2011
   
05 Dec 11 Report: Whiskyschiff Zürich, Zürich. Switzerland, 01-04 Dec 2011
21 Nov 11 Report: Visit of distilleries in Scotland and Autumn Speyside whisky festival. Final
13 Nov 11 Report: The Science behind the reconstitution behind the Shackleton Mackinlay Whisky or a step back in time
25 Oct 11 Report: Autumn Speyside Whisky Festival by Bruce Crichton, Dufftown, Scotland
08 Oct 11 Report: The Whisky Exchange Whisky Show, London, UK, 07-08 Oct 2011
27 Aug 11 Report: Kentucky Bourbon whiskey trail and distilleries visits, Kentucky, USA, 20 Aug 2011
11 Jun 11 Report: Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival Spring 2011, Dufftown, Scotland by Bruce Crichton
30 May 11 Report: The influence of the peat composition on the whisky flavours
16 May 11 Report: Whisky Fair, Limburg, Germany, 14-15 May 2011
08 May 11 Report: Whisky, Collectors and collections
04 Apr 11 Report: Chivas Speyside Whisky Tour, 28-29 March 2011
31 Mar 11 Report: Whisky Schiff Luzern (Lucerne), Switzerland, 25-25 March 2011
10 Jan 11 Report: An Essay on tasting notes and whisky rating
04 Jan 11 Report: Review of the year 2010 and the first 5 years of www.whisky-news.com
   
06 Dec 10 Report: Whisky Schiff Zurich, Switzerland, 2-5 Dec 2010
20 Oct 10 Report: Speyside Autumn Whisky Festival, Dufftown, Scotland, 24-27 Sep 2010 by Bruce Crichton
07 Oct 10 Report: Whisky Live Paris (25-27 Sep 2010)
06 Sep 10 Report: Evolution of the prices of single malts between 2009 and 2010 (PDF, 570 ko)
28 May 10 Report: Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival, Dufftown, Scotland, April 29- May 03, 2010
25 Apr 10 Report: Limburg Whisky Fair, Germany, Report
28 Mar 10 Report: Whisky Schiff Luzern (Lucerne) Switzerland, March 26-27, 2010
17 Jan 10 Report: Review of the year 2009, the decade 2000-09 and the Perspectives for 2010 (part 2 final)
16 Jan 10 Report: Review of the year 2009, the decade 2000-09 and the Perspectives for 2010 (part 1final)
06 Jan 10 Interview: Fred H. Laing, Douglas Laing & Co.
   
30 Oct 09 Report: Highland Tour 2009, part 4, September 27th-October 04th, 2009
26 Oct 09 Report: Highland Tour 2009, part 3, September 27th-October 04th, 2009
23 Oct 09 Report: Highland Tour 2009, part 2, September 27th-October 04th, 2009
17 Oct 09 Report: Speyside Whisky Festival and Highland Tour, part 1, September 27th-October 04th, 2009
15 Oct 09 Report: Autumn Speyside Whisky Festival, Dufftown, 25-28th September by Bruce Crichton
10 Oct 09 Report: Whisky Live Paris, 26-28 September 2009
17 Sep 09 Interview: Frank McHardy, Director of production at J.A. Mitchell & Co. Ltd (original: Feb 09)
30 Aug 09 Interview: Andrew Gray, Sales Director & Co Proprietor of the Bruichladdich Distillery  and Murray McDavid brand of independent bottlings
17 Jul 09 Article: How to read a whisky label
18 May 09 Report: Evolution of the prices of single malts between 2008 and 2009 (PDF, 150 ko)
12 May 09 Report: Spirit of Speyside 2009, May 1-10, Scotland, by Bruce Crichton
26 Apr 09 Report: Whisky Fair 2009, Limburg, Germany
30 Mar 09 Report: Whisky Schiff 3rd Edition 27-28 March 2009, Lucerne, Switzerland
07 Feb 09 Report: Review of the year 2008 and the Perspective for 2009
01 Dec 08 Report: Whiskyship 27-30 Nov 2008, Zurich, Switzerland
11 Nov 08 Report: Trends in prices and production
07 Oct 08 Report: Speyside whisky festival by Bruce Crichton
05 Oct 08 Report: Speyside whisky Festival (Autumn) 2008
22 Sep 08 Report: Whisky-Live Paris 2008 Experience Totale
09 Jun 08 Report: Spirit of Speyside, Dufftown, May 1-5, 2008 by Bruce Crichton
03 Jun 08 Report: Feis Ile 2008
12 May 08 Report on the retail prices of single malt whiskies in Europe and in the US (2008, PDF. 284 ko). Link revises on June 28 2008
07 May 08 Report: Whisky, flavours, and headspace concentrations
13 Mar 08 Report: Whisky Schiff Lucerne, Switzerland, 2nd Edition, 7-8 March 2008
28 Jan 08 Review of the year 2007 and the Prospective for 2008
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02 Nov 07
Report: Speyside and Highlands tour Sept. - Oct. 2007 photo gallery
15 Oct 07 Report: Speyside and Highlands tour Sept. - Oct. 2007 part 3
11 Oct 07 Report: Speyside and Highlands tour Sept. - Oct. 2007 part 2
09 Oct 07 Report: Speyside and Highlands tour Sept. - Oct. 2007
25 Sep 07 Report Whisky-live Paris, 22-24 Sept. 2007 Paris
20 Sep 07 Report: Den Haag Whisky Event (Van Zuylen/www.whisky-distilleries.info)
13 Aug 07 Report: The effect of the glass shape on the perception of the flavours (PDF 710 ko)
13 Jun 07 Report: Feis Ile 2007 (26 May - 3 June 2007) Final
07 Jun 07 Photo Gallery Feis Ile 2007
23 Apr 07 Report on the Whiskyfair, Limburg, April 21-22, 2007
14 Apr 07 Report on the retail prices of single malt whiskies in Europe and in the US (2007, pdf. 174 ko)
10 Apr 07 Report and tasting appreciations from the Whisky-Schiff in Lucerne, CH, April 07
22 Jan 07 Scotch Malt Whisky Society (SMWS) by codes and distillery names
09 Jan 07 Peat, Phenol and PPM: what is that? (PDF, 553 ko)
01 Jan 07 Review of the year 2006 and the Prospective for 2007
   
18 Dec 06 Whiskyship 2006: Other tastings
13 Dec 06 Whiskyship 2006: BenRiach seminar
12 Dec 06 Whiskyship 2006: Edradour/Signatory seminar
10 Dec 06 Whiskyship 2006 Zurich and other events: part 1: Arran and Douglas Laing
18 Oct 06 Slide Show: News from Scotland and Autumn Speyside Whisky Festival
16 Oct 06 News from the Scotland and report of the Autumn Speyside whisky festival (full version)
15 Sep 06 The First 9 months of Whisky-news.com
08 Jul. 06 Report:The effect of entry proof (cask filling strength) on whisky maturation
29 May 06/ 14 Jun. 06 Fresh News from Scotland, new Hazelburn, Ardbeg, Bowmore, Laphroaig and more
02 Apr. 06 San Francisco World Spirits Competition results
27 Mar. 06 Report on the retail prices of single malt whiskies in Europe and in the US
16 Feb. 06 The first month of www.whisky-news.com
03 Feb. 06 Wood and finishes. Report.
16 Jan. 06 Analytical strategies to confirm Scotch whisky authenticity.
Review of a scientific article.
20 Dec. 05 Report: Feis Ile 2005: Festival of Whisky and Music in Islay
   
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