Strathearn Distillery takes orders for first Scottish Cask Strength Rum
Strathearn Distillery takes orders for first Scottish Cask Strength Rum

Strathearn Distillery is allowing followers the chance to reserve the very first bottles of their Cask Strength Rum, the first of its kind in Scotland, which has been aged in a whisky cask.

Thatchers Cider Barn Shows How Special Apples Really Are
Thatchers Cider Barn Shows How Special Apples Really Are

Thatchers Cider is introducing a new series of special vintage, limited edition ciders under the brand Cider Barn. Each of the small batch ciders will demonstrate the skill and dedication the cidermakers have honed over four generations at Myrtle Farm. Using single variety, dual variety, and multiple blends, the new ciders will each have a story to tell about the apple varieties chosen.

Mount Gay Rum Tweet Tasting
Mount Gay Rum Tweet Tasting

I've been wanting to spend more time with spirits, other than whisky, over the last few years as I really do enjoy other spirits, especially Gin and Rum so when an oppportunity arose to partake in a Rum Tweet Tasting I jumped at it.

International Premiere for Yamazakuras Premium Japanese Whisky
International Premiere for Yamazakuras Premium Japanese Whisky

Discerning whisky drinkers can look forward to finding a rare gem under the Christmas tree this year, as 21-year-old Yamazakura 963 is offered for sale for the first time outside of Japan. This top-tier blended whisky of the celebrated Sasanokawa Shuzo distillery is available in just a handful of shops in its country of origin and online only at dekantā - the world’s largest online store for high-end Japanese spirits.

Gordon and MacPhail launches Speyside Collection
Gordon and MacPhail launches Speyside Collection

Leading whisky specialist Gordon and MacPhail has launched an exclusive Speyside Collection, offering customers the chance to purchase six exquisite single malt Scotch whiskies from some of Scotland’s finest Speyside distilleries.

Benromach launches UK exclusive rare single cask whisky
Benromach launches UK exclusive rare single cask whisky

The Benromach Distillery Company Ltd has added an incredibly rare single cask malt whisky to its range with the launch of Benromach Heritage 1973. Exclusive to the UK market, there will only be an outturn of 52 bottles of this limited edition single malt.

Happy Thanksgiving with Wild Turkey
Happy Thanksgiving with Wild Turkey

Thanksgiving is no longer just a celebration for our friends across the pond. Never ones to pass on a reason to feast with our loved ones, and with one in six Brits now marking the occasion, Wild Turkey is here to help navigate one of the tastiest occasions of the year. So, make like the Americans do this November 24th and celebrate with an authentic Wild Turkey whiskey from the distillery’s home in Lawrenceberg, Kentucky.

Old and Particular Single Grains
Old and Particular Single Grains

We all hear people say I only drink single malts and talk down on blended malts, blended scotch and grain whiskies as if they are inferior when in fact they are anything but.

Tamdhu Unveil Batch Strength No 002
Tamdhu Unveil Batch Strength No 002

Tamdhu Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky has unveiled the second edition of its multi award-winning Batch Strength expression.

SMWS Launch Christmas Whisky Concierge Service
SMWS Launch Christmas Whisky Concierge Service

Christmas shoppers searching for a whisky to buy can now get expert advice thanks to The Christmas Whisky Concierge, a new service launched by The Scotch Malt Whisky Society.

The Whisky Shop Launch 12 Drams of Christmas
The Whisky Shop Launch 12 Drams of Christmas

Inspired by one of the festive season’s most prolific gift-givers, The Whisky Shop has introduced the 12 Drams of Christmas to delight gift recipients far and wide this winter.

Benjamin and Blum Launch Exquisite Bottled Tea Collection
Benjamin and Blum Launch Exquisite Bottled Tea Collection

Benjamin and Blum is proud to announce the UK launch of a collection of rare bottled teas designed to be a luxurious mixer for whiskies and other fine spirits and to be enjoyed neat as a sophisticated alcohol-free drink.

Neil Looks At Some Rare Vintages
Neil Looks At Some Rare Vintages

When I saw on The Whisky Wire twitter timeline that there was an evening with Gordon and MacPhail I quickly checked my dates to see if I was available, first part successful.

Douglas Laing Unveils Winter Warming Single Cask Collection
Douglas Laing Unveils Winter Warming Single Cask Collection

Douglas Laing and Co, the leading independent Scotch Whisky specialist, today reveals its winter line- up of Exceptional Single Cask releases. 22 casks were specially selected from across Speyside, Islay and The Highlands having been aged from 7 to 33 Years Old.

The Macallan Unveil Edition No2
The Macallan Unveil Edition No2

The Macallan has unveiled Edition No. 2, a new limited edition. This latest release brings together seven handpicked cask types from four different bodegas to showcase the strength of co-creation and mastery.

Introducing Highland Park Fire Edition
Introducing Highland Park Fire Edition

Highland Park, distributed by Maxxium UK, has announced the release of a special edition single malt Scotch whisky. FIRE Edition is a whisky which has been matured exclusively in refill Port wine seasoned casks and follows on from the release of ICE Edition earlier this year. This completes the two-part series of special edition bottlings which celebrate the myths and legends emerging from the Viking age.

New Whisky Subscription Service From The Whisky Shop
New Whisky Subscription Service From The Whisky Shop

The Whisky Shop has introduced an exciting new whisky subscription service to the market as part of its refreshed W Club offering this October. Already on sale via www.thewclub.co.uk, the service kicks off with three different subscription options – set to be a huge hit with Christmas shoppers.

The Whisky Shop Relaunches The W-Club
The Whisky Shop Relaunches The W-Club

The Whisky Shop has relaunched its popular whisky club, The W Club, offering more benefits than ever for members. On sale from October 2016 via the brand new website at www.thewclub.co.uk and in store at The Whisky Shop, the revitalised offering has arrived just in time for Christmas.

Deanston Redesign Celebrates Heritage Craft and Community Spirit
Deanston Redesign Celebrates Heritage Craft and Community Spirit

Deanston Highland Single Malt is celebrating its long history at the heart of its community, by launching a new packaging design which highlights its premium craftsmanship and community spirit.

Glenturret Dedicates Latest Special Edition to Distillery Manager
Glenturret Dedicates Latest Special Edition to Distillery Manager

Glenturret Distillery have announced their latest special edition whisky release will be a rare 29-year-old cask dedicated to Distillery Manager, Neil Cameron, marking his 20th year managing Scotland's oldest distillery.