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RoW- RIP: Part 2

Since my last posting I’m delighted to say that I have heard from The World Whisky’s Rob Allanson and Dave Broom to say that there are moves afoot to address the issue of the ‘Rest of the World’ category. Good, because there can be no doubt that it’s necessary, and already my last blog has […]

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RoW RIP – why it’s time for whisky awards to change

I’ve already written about why I think the World Whisky Awards are relevant and important, and how this year’s event bettered anything done elsewhere. But that doesn’t mean they’re fault free and if they’re going to continue to claim to be relevant and respected they’re going to have to change – and soon. For truth […]

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Do the World Whisky Awards have any value?

The World Whisky Awards are, for me, an annual treat, a great way to get through the depressing post Christmas drudge and misery. I am fortunate to be involved at every stage of judging, and as the contenders are narrowed down I am always amazed at the quality. This year, particularly, I was amazed at […]

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