How changes in Scotch Regulations will allow more creativity

The Scotch Whisky Technical File was recently updated and the changes will give producers even more room for creativity and innovation. New Rules Scotch, as a geographical indicator within the European Union, has a lot of regulations regarding how it is made. These are held in a document called the Scotch Whisky Technical File. The […]

Gonzalez Byass Bodega in Jerez

One of the most sought after wineries in the world, the Gonzalez Byass Bodega has been producing Sherry since they opened in 1835. What is a Bodega? Before we get into the story of the Gonzalez Byass Bodega, let’s clear this up first. A bodega is key in the creation of Sherry. They are huge […]

Different Types of Whisky Casks Available for Producers

As all avid Whisky drinkers will know, the types of whisky casks is one of, if not the, most important aspect of Whisky maturation. In Scotland, types of whisky casks must be made from Oak wood, which is strong yet porous, allowing the liquid to seep into the wood while not weakening it.  American oak […]