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James Atkinson

James Atkinson is creator of the Drinks Adventures podcast and a previous editor of Australian Brews News and drinks industry publication TheShout. A Certified Cicerone® and 2017 winner of the Australian International Beer Awards media prize, James regularly contributes to other publications including Halliday, Good Food, QantasLink Spirit and more.

10 of the best world whiskies for WWD.

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10 innovative global whiskies for WWD

An international brigade of innovators are enriching whisky with their own styles and cultures.

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A Tasmanian Cask Company barrel maturing whisky for Tasmanian Independent Bottlers.

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Australian whisky's secret weapon

A good whisky is as much about the wood it's stored in as it it is the time it's distilled.

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Prohibition Bathtub Cut Gin is one of the 20 best Aussie spirits of 2016.

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20 of the best new Aussie spirits

From gin to brandy, these are the most interesting Aussie tipples to come in 2016.

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