Author Archives: Sam Laing

The Rise of the Single Malt in China

The Rise of the Single Malt

The Growth of Whisky Tourism In summer 2018 regular direct flights began between Edinburgh Airport and Beijing. Like distilleries expanding their premises to accommodate voracious demand for their malts, Scotland itself is expanding its capacity to welcome tourism from the far East. Visitors from China are hurrying to Scotland, spending large sums while breathing in […]

The Beginner’s Guide to Whisky Cask Investment

The Beginner’s Guide to Whisky Cask Investment

Scotch whisky is present almost everywhere and has been a recognisable tipple for a good few generations. Its popularity exploded around the middle of the 19th century and its international profile is still rising. The generic ‘Scotch’ is a shorthand for a sophisticated drink worldwide. Whisky itself, however, remains a little mysterious – the traditional […]