The Famous Grouse Appoints New Master Blender
The Famous Grouse Appoints New Master Blender

Kirsteen Campbell has been appointed to the role of Master Blender for The Famous Grouse, taking over from current Master Blender Gordon Motion this month.

Bruichladdich Launches Two New Travel Retail Exclusive Expressions
Bruichladdich Launches Two New Travel Retail Exclusive Expressions

Bruichladdich are set to unleish two new expressions onto the Travel Retail platform with the Port Charlotte CC:01 and Bruichladdich Laddie Eight hitting Travel Retail shelves very soon.

Deanston Distillery Launches First Organic 15 Year Old
Deanston Distillery Launches First Organic 15 Year Old

Deanston has announced the release of its first ever Organic Single Malt - Deanston Organic 15 Year Old.

The Return of the Arran 18 Year Old
The Return of the Arran 18 Year Old

As the award-winning Isle of Arran Distillers celebrates its 21st Birthday, the Arran Malt reaches maturity with the first bottling of the year - the 18 Year Old Single Malt.

Morning Masterclass at The Scotch Whisky Experience
Morning Masterclass at The Scotch Whisky Experience

Back in December I was lucky enough to be invited to attend an Enlightening Experience with The Scotch Whisky Experience and really enjoyed the experience so when I was invited back to attend a Morning Masterclass i really couldn't say no.

Wolfburn Release Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Wolfburn Release Single Malt Scotch Whisky

In 2011 the founders of Wolfburn Single Malt Whisky travelled to Thurso in Caithness, the most northerly town on the British mainland, in search of the old Wolfburn distillery. After 150 years of neglect, what they found of what was once one of the largest whisky producers in the county was a pile of old stones. The only thing that remained was the flow of water that once fed the mash tun and stills all those years ago. The team were convinced that if the water was still there, then the whisky could be too.

Teeling Launch Single Barrel Series for St Patricks Day
Teeling Launch Single Barrel Series for St Patricks Day

The Teeling Whiskey Company, Ireland’s leading independent Irish whiskey producer, has released an exclusive Single Barrel bottling programme just in time for St. Patrick’s Day. This series involves 12 individual casks of Irish Single Malt whiskey hand bottled for some of the top American on and off premises accounts on both the East and West Coast of the U.S.

Strathearn Distillery Launches The First Whisky Club
Strathearn Distillery Launches The First Whisky Club

2016 is a busy year for Strathearn Distillery, probably Scotland’s smallest, and the pioneer of small scale whisky distilling in Scotland, as it prepares to release its first ever Scotch and expand its product range.

Buffalo Trace Release Col EH Taylor Jr Seasoned Wood Bourbon
Buffalo Trace Release Col EH Taylor Jr Seasoned Wood Bourbon

Buffalo Trace Distillery continues its homage to former Distillery owner Colonel E. H. Taylor, Jr. with a special release bourbon whiskey aged in seasoned wood oak barrels. This 100 proof, Bottled-In-Bond, small batch wheat recipe bourbon was aged well over a decade and is a special one-time-only release.

Speciality Drinks Introduce Elements of Islay Peat
Speciality Drinks Introduce Elements of Islay Peat

Speciality Drinks are pleased to introduce our new and ongoing addition to the range – Elements of Islay Peat PEAT is the perfect expression of smoky whisky, with all the full-on coastal character you would expect from an island whisky, as well as balanced sweetness.

Redbreast Irish Whiskey Unveils First Ever Single Cask Release
Redbreast Irish Whiskey Unveils First Ever Single Cask Release

Redbreast, the most decorated Single Pot Still Irish Whiskey in the world, has unveiled its first ever single barrel offering, Redbreast Single Cask. Available globally from this month, the expression reinforces Irish Distillers’ commitment to rejuvenating the quintessential Single Pot Still Irish Whiskey style.

GlenDronachs Oldest-ever Release in Latest Batch of Single Cask Bottlings
GlenDronachs Oldest-ever Release in Latest Batch of Single Cask Bottlings

In 1968, Harold Wilson was the British Prime Minister, the film 2001: A Space Odyssey was released and the Beatles were top of the charts with Hey Jude.

anCnoc Unveil New Blas Expression
anCnoc Unveil New Blas Expression

anCnoc have taken yet another unconventional turn by partnering with award-winning fashion designer Patrick Grant to create a new and exceptionally Limited Edition single malt Scotch whisky.

Bushmills Launch First Ever Travel Retail Exclusive
Bushmills Launch First Ever Travel Retail Exclusive

BUSHMILLS Irish Whiskey today announced its first new range of limited edition Irish whiskeys available exclusively to shoppers in select travel retail outlets – THE STEAMSHIP COLLECTION. The first release in the collection, SHERRY CASK RESERVE, combines the centuries-old fine Irish whiskey making craft with intercontinental flavours, to mark the 125th anniversary of the maiden voyage of SS Bushmills.

Shake Some Classic Darnleys View Cocktails this Valentines Day
Shake Some Classic Darnleys View Cocktails this Valentines Day

To celebrate Valentine's Day, Darnley's View Gin have taken inspiration from the cocktail masters of the past with a choice of three classic cocktails with a twist. Share some love and shake up a French 75, Raspberry Fizz or Strawberry Ramos Gin Fizz using Darnley's View Elderflower & Citrus London Dry Gin.

Jamesons Fifth St Patricks Day Bottle Marks Launch of Global Celebrations
Jamesons Fifth St Patricks Day Bottle Marks Launch of Global Celebrations

Jameson, the world’s favourite Irish Whiskey, has unveiled its fifth limited edition bottle ahead of its St. Patrick’s Day 2016 celebrations. Created by Dublin street artist, James Earley, the bottle is designed to mark Jameson’s #BeOriginal celebrations launching in Dublin and around the world this March.

Limited Edition Vintage Whisky Released by Tobermory Distillery
Limited Edition Vintage Whisky Released by Tobermory Distillery

Tobermory Distillery has announced the release of a unique, limited edition Vintage Single Malt Scotch Whisky - Ledaig 1996.

Rare Whisky Outperforms Gold Wine and Equities in Stellar Year
Rare Whisky Outperforms Gold Wine and Equities in Stellar Year

The market for rare whisky in 2015 significantly outperformed many other well established asset classes, including wine and gold, according to figures published today by whisky analyst, broker and investment experts Rare Whisky 101.

SMWS Release New Bourbon B4.1
SMWS Release New Bourbon B4.1

The Scotch Malt Whisky Society is showcasing its reputation for bottling an ever-changing spectrum of spirits and flavours by releasing B4.1 Comforting coconut, bountiful banana, a bourbon from a new distillery to the Society, based in Chicago.

Douglas Laing Rebrands the Provenance Single Casks Range
Douglas Laing Rebrands the Provenance Single Casks Range

Douglas Laing, Icons of Whiskys Brand Innovator of the Year 2016, today unveils the new packaging for its Provenance Single Cask Scotch Whisky range.