Glengoyne Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky is kicking off Scotland’s World Whisky Day celebrations in style by taking a pop-up restaurant and special whisky cask to the top of one of Edinburgh’s most iconic locations, Calton Hill.
The blended Scotch market has typically focused on heritage and tradition in the past, but relative newcomer, Scottish Leader, is embracing a fresh, collaborative team approach to the production of its premium Scotch, with the appointment of a newly created role – Lead Blender.
The Macallan and Lalique are delighted to present the sixth and final masterpiece from their prestigious The Macallan in Lalique Six Pillars Collection, distributed by Maxxium UK.
Elgin whisky specialists Gordon and MacPhail will appear in the official commemorative publication for The Queen’s 90th Birthday Celebration to take place at Windsor Castle this year.
Douglas Laing and Co today announces the release of Limited Edition Scallywag #2, a Cask Strength Speyside Blended Malt Scotch Whisky, boldly bottled at 54.1%.
A stout 125 full proof bourbon is the latest limited edition release in the 1792 Bourbon line up. Bottled at the same proof it was originally entered into the barrel, the bourbon was distilled, aged, and bottled at the historic Barton 1792 Distillery.
On Sunday 22nd May at 6pm The Magnum Restaurant & Bar in Edinburgh are holding a special event which will give guests the chance to enjoy a whisky flight.
Independent bottler Wemyss Malts is delighted to announce some exciting changes in its Marketing team.
Langatun Single Malt Whisky, from Switzerland, of which the Old Bear Cask Proof expression has been described by Jim Murray in his renowned guide The Whisky Bible, as ‘Whisky for the gods…’, is now available in the UK for the first time.
Glengoyne Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky has introduced a new look for two of the most popular expressions in its core range.
Next up in my series of interviews of people in the whisky industry is Jan Beckers (@whiskyjan) the Global Brand Ambassador for Douglas Laing and Co
This Spring, Independent bottler Wemyss Malts releases a flourish of six new single cask whiskies ranging from 18 to 35 years old. This parcel comprises of a selection of stock from the Highlands, Speyside and Islay whilst also including a single cask, single grain release named ‘Rosy Apple Brûlée’ based on the flavours and aromas discovered by the Wemyss tasting panel.
Kingsbarns Distillery is hoping to welcome more visitors to the Visitor Centre this May by running a free minibus between St Andrews Visitor Information Centre, the Fairmont Hotel and the Distillery.
As the second series of Outlander hits TV screens, Edinburgh’s five-star visitor attraction, The Scotch Whisky Experience, has launched a unique package to awaken the spirit of times gone by.
Ardbeg’s island home has a dark past. Centuries ago, at the dead of night, the early distillers would smuggle their whisky from the rocky shores of Ardbeg cove, to black-painted ships moored off the coast, where it would be spirited away to the Scottish mainland. This year, the shadowy history of Ardbeg’s homeland will be recalled as part of the annual festivities of the Islay single malt, when Ardbeg Day becomes Ardbeg Night.
Distell has announced the appointment of Angus Upton as Global Brand Ambassador for its award-winning single malts portfolio.
Douglas Laing and Co, World Whiskies Awards’ Brand Innovator of the Year 2016, today announces the launch of The Epicurean Blended Malt Scotch Whisky, the Lowland addition to the firm’s Remarkable Regional Malts collection.
Multi-award-winning independent bottler That Boutique-y Whisky Company (TBWC) announces that with immediate effect it will be adding age-statements to its future releases. Amongst the first releases to be announced are Girvan 52yo, Macallan 25yo, Ardbeg 12yo, Blended Whisky #1 35yo and Invergordon 43yo
As a whisky blogger every now and again I'm lucky enough to be invited to the occasional Press Trip which generally up until very recently a lot of them I've had to say thanks but no thanks to due to work shifts and the notice given, however when I was invited recently to spend St Patricks Day in Dublin with Jameson's Irish Whiskey it fell at just the right time and I was able to attend in the week between changing jobs.
It may sound barking mad, but the world’s first whisky sniffer dog has been appointed to join the Society’s prestigious Tasting Panel.