• A Beginner's Guide to Whisky: Five Things You Need to Know

    Whisky is simple: grain spirit, matured in wooden casks, usually for at least 3 years and with a minimum 40% of alcohol. Here's all you need to know to mark World Whisky Day on May 21.


  • Paying Homage to the World's Oldest Licensed Distillery

    Falstaff visited the Old Bushmills Distillery in Northern Ireland, which has triumphed over fire, war and prohibition in the 400 years it has produced whiskey.

  • Wanted: Best Aspiring Bartender in the World

    The World's 50 Best Bars is launching its first-ever scholarship for aspiring bartenders who fancy jetting off to work in two top-notch bars in London and New York.

  • What are Tequila & Mezcal?

    The sale of agave spirits is booming. Here's our quick cheat's guide to Tequila and mezcal and how they differ.


  • Vamos Agave! All about Tequila & Mezcal

    Agave spirits are an important part of Mexico's heritage. Tequila and mezcal are also booming in popularity internationally, giving rise to the desire for ever more authentic distillates.


Wine of the Week

91 Points
Ried Altenberg

Weingut Klaus Nittnaus, Burgenland, Austria