David Robertson
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Building on a career of more than 25 years in the industry, David Robertson is an expert in all things whisky.

David started his career with Guinness as a management trainee before moving on to The Macallan, where he became Master Distiller and successfully led the rapid expansion of the brand at home and abroad. He has subsequently worked with other whisky producers including Whyte & Mackay and The Dalmore.

David created and sold the world’s first £100,000 whisky, a 64-year-old Trinitas from The Dalmore.

David lives in Edinburgh with his wife and two children. As well as drinks, he is a keen sportsman following rugby, football and golf.

Entries by David Robertson

Whisky: Made in Scotland, Enjoyed Everywhere

(6) Comments | Posted 17 May 2013 | (09:04)

You may wonder whether one drink is so significant that it requires a whole day to celebrate. Yet, that's just what is happening this weekend. In fact, the calls are so strong that there have even been mentions in the Scottish Parliament that it should become a national bank holiday....

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Whisky Galore! The Tips on Investing

(0) Comments | Posted 14 May 2013 | (10:15)

'Whisky Galore!' the wartime film and story of the people of Eriskay seizing upon the whisky cargo of a nearby shipwreck, has forged headlines and cultural associations of the drink, since it hit our screens almost 65 years ago. And the associations continue to this day. Last week, one lucky...

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Whisky: The 'Alternative Alternative' Investment

(3) Comments | Posted 27 March 2013 | (15:19)

British savers have suffered over the past five years, particularly from the flood of cheap credit from the Bank of England. As a consequence, it is making it difficult to plan for the future, whether that be saving for children's university costs, house purchase or into retirement.

The stock market...

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Burns Night: A Night For Scotland's Liquid Poetry

(2) Comments | Posted 25 January 2013 | (09:14)

When people think of Scotland, the obvious associations and stereotypes come to mind. Tartan and shortbread; legends such as Adam Smith, Alexander Fleming and William Wallace; and, of course, whisky. All have helped to develop and maintain a Scottish identity both at home and abroad.

Burns Night is an occasion...

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