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About Matt Bailey

Matt Bailey is the National Ambassador and Development Manager for the Scotch Malt Whisky Society Australia. He's tirelessly trying to meet every member and share a dram with you all.

5 things I wish I knew earlier in my whisky journey

2019-08-23T12:30:56+10:00

5 things I wish I knew earlier in my whisky journey I’ve proudly been talking about single cask whisky, single malts, rums, Armagnacs, grains, Cognacs, and more for years and years now. I absolutely love [...]

5 things I wish I knew earlier in my whisky journey2019-08-23T12:30:56+10:00

More accolades for SMWS Bottlings at IWSC 2019

2019-08-05T10:56:15+10:00

The Scotch Malt Whisky Society continues to wow judges at international tasting competitions, with a string of awards in this year’s International Wine and Spirits Competition (IWSC), now in its 50th year. The IWSC’s top award of Gold Outstanding [...]

More accolades for SMWS Bottlings at IWSC 20192019-08-05T10:56:15+10:00

An island treasure – but not from Scotland

2019-08-04T13:27:59+10:00

The way some British patronise other nations, I often wonder whether Queen Victoria still reigns. People persist in trotting out the story of the label boasted: ‘Made from Scottish Grapes - Finest Speyside Whisky’. Everyone [...]

An island treasure – but not from Scotland2019-08-04T13:27:59+10:00

Matt Bailey interviews Jonnie Edwards, Lark Distillery

2019-06-23T12:18:16+10:00

Our ambassador Matt Bailey took a bit of his afternoon to interview Jonnie Edwards, distiller at Lark Distillery, to talk about his journey, flavours, and a barrel sample. Watch it here:  

Matt Bailey interviews Jonnie Edwards, Lark Distillery2019-06-23T12:18:16+10:00

Curious Caperdonich: A moment in distilling history

2019-06-22T21:30:52+10:00

With something special landing in our July 2019 Outturn, SMWS Cellarmaster Andrew Derbidge recounts his experience and history of the mystical and demolished distillery, Caperdonich. With so much focus in recent times on the wealth [...]

Curious Caperdonich: A moment in distilling history2019-06-22T21:30:52+10:00

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