Casks of whisky sit in the spirit storehouse of the Warenghem distillery in Lannion, western France. Photo: AFP

French whisky? It’s no joke for Scotland and Ireland, as world’s No 1 whisky market distils its own

  • Whisky production in France – biggest drinker of the spirit – is exploding, with the number of distilleries soon to double to over 60
  • Production has quadrupled in seven years, and there’s no shortage of used wine barrels in which to age it. Most is made for the domestic market
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Casks of whisky sit in the spirit storehouse of the Warenghem distillery in Lannion, western France. Photo: AFP
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