Industry condemns ‘sexist’ language in Whisky Bible

Spirits professionals, including Our Whisky co-founder Becky Paskin, have condemned the “sexist” language used to describe whiskies in Jim Murray’s Whisky Bible. The latest edition of Murray’s Whisky Bible was published last week and recognised whiskies from around the world. However, Murray has drawn criticism for descriptions of some whiskies, which often compare different spirits to women. In a post on social media platforms including Instagram and Twitter, Our Whisky co-founder Becky Paskin cited some…

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What’s on this weekend

From quizzes to cocktail masterclasses, the drinks industry isn’t letting self-isolation stand in the way of its ability to have a good time. Here, we round up this weekend’s online events that are not to be missed. As bartenders and patrons are forced indoors as a result of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, socialising has moved online. But, for those tired of video calls the drinks industry is here to brighten your week. From virtual whisky…

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