20th Annual Whisky Advocate Awards
by John Hansell & the Whisky Advocate Reviewers
Our annual awards recognize what we consider the best and most important in the world’s whisky industry: whiskies, distilleries, and people.
by Gavin D Smith
Sherry barrels can be a whisky’s best friend. Gavin Smith picks nine of his favorite sherried whiskies to show what the wood can do.
Sherry: The Pearl of Andalusia
by Ben O’Donnell
What is sherry, beyond the flavor for aging whisky? A look at the different types and how they’re made, and why sherry’s staging a small comeback.
Sherry & Scotch:
Past, Present, and Future
by Dave Broom
With deep historical connections (and substantial financial synergy today), sherry and Scotch whisky have a long past, a busy present, and a promising future.
There’s Only So Much Sherry
by Dominic Roskrow
Sherry casks are in short supply. Without an unlikely sherry boom, can other fortified wines step up and fill the barrel gap?
Miguel Angel Jimenez:
Golfing the Good Life in Spain
by Jeff Williams
Spain’s greatest golfer leads a life of gusto on the links and off. He shares his tastes in sherry, cigars, and maybe a dram.
7 Wonders of the Scotch Whisky World
by Jonny McCormick
A photo essay of the seven most striking sights in Scotch whisky: stills, vats, bottles, vaults, smoky reek, preserved distillery, and yes, the pyramids.
The Workhorse: In Praise
of American Oak
by Jonny McCormick
Sherry wood’s all well and good, but Scotch (and Irish, and Canadian) whisky depends on used bourbon barrels. We consider the cost, the chemistry, and the contribution.
How Whiskey Reflects the
by Reid Mitenbuler
An economist explains how the development of the American whiskey industry grew, and changed, and supported the American economy from the beginning.
Whiskey isn’t the easiest drink to embrace. Its alcohol level is much higher than beer or wine, and some of the names, like those of Gaelic-rooted Scotch whiskies, can be difficult to pronounce. Whiskeys, though, are rich and diverse in flavors—more than any other distilled spirit.
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