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 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.
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 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.
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.
Berry Bros. and Rudd Spirits is delighted to unveil The Reserve Collection from award-winning Speyside distillery, The Glenrothes.
A Speyside malt singled out as the signature drink of Holland’s premier whisky event is going down a storm with discerning dram lovers.
MULTI-AWARD WINNING blend of British whiskies, The ONE, has been taken to another level by its creators who have launched an exclusive sherry cask finished expression to celebrate the spirit’s second birthday.
Douglas Laing & Co., leading purveyor and creator of the finest Scotch Whiskies, today announces the release of seven particularly special XOP Single Cask Whiskies, including the firm’s oldest ever Port Ellen Distillery release bottled at 36 Years Old.
Ballantine’s, the No.2 Scotch whisky in the world, has unveiled Ballantine’s 21 Year Old Signature Oak Edition - European Oak, the first of two new limited editions exclusive to Global Travel Retail. The release of an additional Signature Edition created with American oak will follow to complete the special pair of bottlings, making each a collector’s item for whisky enthusiasts.
Leading Scotch Whisky brand LABEL 5 reveals an exclusive partnership with bartenders around the world who have created innovative and tasty cocktails with LABEL 5 Classic Black. In addition to this digital campaign called “WHISKY CONFIDENTIAL”, LABEL 5 announces being partner of the IBA’s World Cocktail Championships for 2015.
Another from a series of Whisky Insider interviews, we ask Daniel Milne from Whisky Hammer, a new online whisky auction that is launching shortly, to chat to us about the business, whisky, and life in general.
There’s no denying that bourbon has become more popular these days, but many drinkers are new to the brown spirit and confused about how bourbon whiskey is made and the subtle nuances of recipes, aging, proof and warehousing. Buffalo Trace Distillery aims to change that with a new interactive website, www.yourperfectbourbon.com.
In terms of Global Travel Retail new releases this week has started with a bang, with first Jameson Irish Whiskey then Glenfiddich and then Diageo offering up some new goodies to those passing through Travel Retail outlets.
Now I know the headline is going to catch the eye but this really is about how we decide, for ourselves, what the best whisky in the world ever is.
Sales of Japanese Whisky are having a major turn for the good, with our recent article even noting that Karuizawa, for example, has increased by 66.05% at the half year point (of 2015), outperforming any other single malt Scotch brand.
Every year about this time, Diageo release 10 or so whiskies as a Special Release. This started life as the much loved Rare Malts range, a rather epic set of great single malts released that would have otherwise have been blended away into stuff.
I was really excited to be asked to join in with the judging of this competition between Dave Broom and Neil Ridley.
It's been a while since I posted a Featured Blogs post and so i thought it was time to ressurect that and start today with this post on Greg Dillon from Great Drams
On a clear night, a cold westerly breeze off the coast of Scotland will carry you to the remote and rugged isle of Islay, an island which legend has it that was once the home to the Devil himself.