New Company Announces Plans for Gin Distillery in Kyoto
New Company Announces Plans for Gin Distillery in Kyoto

David Croll and Marcin Miller today have announced the founding of Number One Drinks Company Japan and unveiled plans to build an artisan gin distillery – thought to be Japan’s first – scheduled to open in early 2016.

Introducing The Ardmore Port Wood Finish
Introducing The Ardmore Port Wood Finish

The Ardmore Single Malt Scotch Whisky, distributed by Maxxium UK, has launched The Ardmore Port Wood Finish.

SMWS Feel Good Moments Big November Outturn
SMWS Feel Good Moments Big November Outturn

Every November The Scotch Malt Whisky Society release a Big Outturn just in time to pick up Christmas Presents and with usually around 40 different expressions, many at great value for money present prices, it's the ideal time to pick up a bottle or two.

IHD Masterclass
IHD Masterclass

So a few weeks back I was invited to take part in the #IHDmasterclass but unfortunately I missed due to having to chauffeur my wife after her train was cancelled due to an accident on the line.

Glendronach Launches Three Extraordinary New Expressions
Glendronach Launches Three Extraordinary New Expressions

AWARD-WINNING GlenDronach has today (10 November 2015) launched three stunning new expressions in time for Christmas and New Year celebrations.

What Exactly Is A Wee Dram
What Exactly Is A Wee Dram

So I've been asked this question a multitude of times by a great many people... "what is A Wee Dram?" But to answer that question properly there are a multitude of answers.

William Grant & Sons Launches House of Hazelwood
William Grant & Sons Launches House of Hazelwood

William Grant and Sons has launched House of Hazelwood, a new blended Scotch inspired by family luminary and matriarch Janet Sheed Roberts

Littlemill Release Exclusive 25 Year Old
Littlemill Release Exclusive 25 Year Old

Littlemill have very recently announced the bottling of this 25 year old whisky from this distillery which was dismantled in 1997.

Benromach takes top prize in Hong Kong competition
Benromach takes top prize in Hong Kong competition

Benromach, creators of the classic Speyside Single Malt scotch whisky, have won one of Asia’s most prized accolades.

Gordon and MacPhail Launch The Wood Makes the Whisky campaign
Gordon and MacPhail Launch The Wood Makes the Whisky campaign

Gordon and MacPhail, one of the world’s leading single malt whisky specialists, has selected a special series of whiskies to showcase the company’s ‘The Wood Makes the Whisky’ campaign which highlights the importance of this essential element in the whisky maturation process.

Teeling Whiskey launches The Revival 15 Year Old Single Malt
Teeling Whiskey launches The Revival 15 Year Old Single Malt

The Teeling Whiskey Company, Ireland’s leading independent Irish whiskey producer, has released The Revival a limited edition 15 Year Old Single Malt. The Revival has been produced to mark the opening of its new distillery, the first in Dublin for over 125 years.

Loch Lomond Group appoints Gordon and MacPhail
Loch Lomond Group appoints Gordon and MacPhail

Loch Lomond Group is an independent distiller which owns both grain and malt distilleries producing some of the finest and rarest Scotch whiskies in the world. Our portfolio includes the Loch Lomond Single Malt incorporating the Island Collection featuring Inchmurrin Single Malt, Glen Scotia Single Malt, a Campbeltown malt as well as several high quality blends.

Isle of Arran Distillery Visitor Centre Celebrates Award Success
Isle of Arran Distillery Visitor Centre Celebrates Award Success

The visitor centre of the award-winning Isle of Arran Distillery has been recognised for the second year running in the Scottish Field Whisky Challenge.

Glenturret New Range of Malts Unveiled to Mark 240 Years
Glenturret New Range of Malts Unveiled to Mark 240 Years

Marking 240 years of distilling on the same site in Crieff, Glenturret Distillery has today unveiled a new range of single malts reinforcing the brand’s unique heritage as Scotland’s only remaining producer of hand mashed whisky.

Ballantines Launch Hard Fired Expression
Ballantines Launch Hard Fired Expression

Ballantine's, Europe’s No.1 Scotch whisky and the No.2 Scotch whisky in the world, has launched Ballantine’s Hard Fired, an innovative expression that introduces a bespoke process in the production of Scotch whisky and provides a unique experience within the Ballantine’s family. Ballantine’s Hard Fired is set to appeal to whisky drinkers seeking authenticity and craftsmanship in new Scotch styles.

William Grant and Sons Unveil The Kininvie Special Release No.1
William Grant and Sons Unveil The Kininvie Special Release No.1

Nestled quietly in the Scottish Highlands is Kininvie, a distillery with extraordinary Single Malt Scotch Whisky that has been maturing patiently in warehouses for twenty-five years. When the Kininvie distillery first opened, stillman Kenny McWilliam was one of only three men working the stills.

William Grant and Sons Launch The Kininvie 23 Year Old Batch 3
William Grant and Sons Launch The Kininvie 23 Year Old Batch 3

William Grant and Sons is launching the third release from the Kininvie Distillery – the Kininvie 23 Years Old Batch No. 3. This remarkable Single Malt Scotch Whisky has been created by William Grant & Sons’ sixth Malt Master Brian Kinsman from liquid taken from casks that were laid to rest in 1991.

Big Peat Knows How to Do Christmas (Again)
Big Peat Knows How to Do Christmas (Again)

At Christmas when it's cold and wintery outside there's nothing better than a lovely smoky dram to take away the dreary weather and Big Peat is an exceptional choice for this.

Jura Brings Taste of Island Life to Festive Gifting
Jura Brings Taste of Island Life to Festive Gifting

Jura Single Malt Scotch Whisky has unveiled a range of new premium gift tins that are set to quickly make the way to the top of Christmas lists this festive season.

Featured Blogs - The Whiskyphiles
Featured Blogs - The Whiskyphiles

Another from a series of Featured Blogs interviews, we ask Barry Bradford (@thewhiskyphiles) from The WhiskyPhiles, blog to chat to us about why they set up their blog, and their whisky history.