Distilleries Finalists in Aberdeen City and Shire Tourism Awards
Distilleries Finalists in Aberdeen City and Shire Tourism Awards

Two distilleries are pouring celebratory drams after being named as finalists in a high-profile tourism awards scheme.

Glengoyne Toast Award Winning Year
Glengoyne Toast Award Winning Year

Two further awards have turned 2014 into a record-breaking year for Glengoyne Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky.

Jura Releases New 1984 Vintage
Jura Releases New 1984 Vintage

In 1984, Jura casked a small quantity of unambiguously excellent single malt whisky and, thirty years later,

The Macallan Masters of Photography Mario Testino Edition
The Macallan Masters of Photography Mario Testino Edition

The Macallan, the ultimate luxury spirit distributed by Maxxium UK, has revealed Mario Testino as its fifth Master of Photography.

Glasgow Distillery Company Launches Glasgows First Gin
Glasgow Distillery Company Launches Glasgows First Gin

The Glasgow Distillery Company launched Makar Glasgow Gin, Glasgow’s first home-produced gin, last week.

Compass Box do it Again
Compass Box do it Again

Compass Box do it again as their latest releases, The Lost Blend and Great King Street Glasgow Blend, show that John Glaser really has got the magic touch and these fruity, smoky drams are seriously d

The Kilchoman Land Rover UK Tour
The Kilchoman Land Rover UK Tour

I had the pleasure of attending the Kilchoman Land Rover UK Tour at Royal Mile Whiskies in Edinburgh last night with a few friends and trying some fabulous Kilchoman whiskies.

Wemyss Malts launches limited edition Velvet Fig whisky
Wemyss Malts launches limited edition Velvet Fig whisky

Independent bottler Wemyss Malts is launching a luxurious new limited edition to complement its award-winning blended malts range.

anCnoc 18 Year Old launched
anCnoc 18 Year Old launched

anCnoc Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky has announced a remarkable addition to its multi-award-winning collection.

Bunnahabhain Introduces Limited Release Ceòbanach
Bunnahabhain Introduces Limited Release Ceòbanach

Bunnahabhain Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky has announced it will introduce a limited release expression to the range, Ceòbanach in October this year, inspired by life on Islay in the 1800s.

Johnnie Walker Release  Gold Label Travellers Edition
Johnnie Walker Release Gold Label Travellers Edition

Diageo Global Travel, 5th November 2014; JOHNNIE WALKER®, makers of the world’s number one best-selling Blended Scotch Whisky1, today launched a limited edition bottle design exclusive to travel re

Two Lady of the Glen Latest Releases
Two Lady of the Glen Latest Releases

I always love hearing about new and exciting single cask releases and then when i get to taste them thats even better,

The Lakes Gin Arrives
The Lakes Gin Arrives

As the only gin to be produced and distilled in Cumbria, The Lakes Gin is a truly unique creation.

SMWS 3x30s
SMWS 3x30s

A wee look at three Scotch Malt Whisky Society bottlings all from distillery 30 to get an insight into just how different these can be.

Independent Distillery Brings Back Bere Barley
Independent Distillery Brings Back Bere Barley

Independent Scotch whisky producer, Isle of Arran Distillers, has teamed up with The University of the Highlands and Islands Orkney College

Time to Relax at Glenrothes
Time to Relax at Glenrothes

I was lucky enough to be invited recently to a trip to visit Glenrothes distillery in sunny speyside

#AngelsandDevils Twitter Tasting
#AngelsandDevils Twitter Tasting

The following reviews are for drams that were tasted as part of the #AngelsandDevils twitter tasting with Morrison Bowmore Master Blender Rachel Barrie (@TheLadyBlender) on 30th October.

Dalwhinnie Friends of Classic Malts Released
Dalwhinnie Friends of Classic Malts Released

Diageo are delighted to bring you the last release in the current series of triple-matured Classic Malts; the magnificent Dalwhinnie.

Douglas Laing Launch Xtra Old Particular Range
Douglas Laing Launch Xtra Old Particular Range

Established in 1948, leading independent Scotch Whisky specialist, Douglas Laing & Co today announce the release of their rare and ‘antique’ aged Single Cask Scotch Whisky range “XOP” – Xtra

Balblair #Millennium Tweet Tasting
Balblair #Millennium Tweet Tasting

I was lucky enough to be part of a Balblair tweet tasting of three 2000 single cask drams that may never be bottled as such.