Quarter Cask Insights #7

Bite-sized learning on everything and anything relating to wood, casks and the maturation of spirits by Dr. Martin Purvis. In times of shortage of barrels the focus can shift to the rejuvenation of older barrels

Having fun on World Whisky Day

After lockdown restrictions due to the pandemic, this year we decided to celebrate World Whisky Day by getting together and visiting some of our local distilleries in Glasgow, before moving on to the Bon Accord

Quarter Cask Insights #6

Bite-sized learning on everything and anything relating to wood, casks and the maturation of spirits by Dr. Martin Purvis. Top tips for buyers of new and used barrels in these market conditions….all learned the hard

Quarter Cask Insights #5

Bite-sized learning on everything and anything relating to wood, casks and the maturation of spirits by Dr. Martin Purvis. Time to wade into the debate around whisky cask sales/investment…. I was recently sent some details

The Chinese Whisky Map

There are now 26 whisky distilleries listed in China, with most of them built, operating and producing whisky including Pernod Ricard’s 叠川THE CHUAN Malt Whisky Distillery in Emeishan. Some are still in the construction phase,

Quarter Cask Insights #4

Bite-sized learning on everything and anything relating to wood, casks and the maturation of spirits by Dr. Martin Purvis. Maturation quality improvement….. How best to manage this complicated area When you reuse wood many times

The Drinks Industry Rich List 2022

Forbes magazine and The Sunday Times newspaper have revealed their 2022 Rich Lists. As a result, I have updated below the list for the richest people in the Drinks Industry, based both in the UK

Quarter Cask Insights #3

Bite-sized learning on everything and anything relating to wood, casks and the maturation of spirits by Dr. Martin Purvis. One of the most popular posts has been one of some staves in various stages of