The Could-Be-True Story of Ballantines
The Could-Be-True Story of Ballantines

Europe’s No.1 whisky releases humorous new film to reveal what could have happened if Ballantine’s history had taken an unexpected and alternative route through the years…

Mulled Ginger Grouse: The Perfect Winter Warmer
Mulled Ginger Grouse: The Perfect Winter Warmer

With the cold snap showing no sign of letting up, Ginger Grouse – a premium whisky ginger beer – is bringing a bit of warmth to winter

The Glenlivet Unveils Hand Crafted Chair
The Glenlivet Unveils Hand Crafted Chair

The Glenlivet, the single malt that started it all, has unveiled the latest innovation from its Nàdurra range, The Glenlivet Nàdurra Dram Chair.

Production Commences at Chivas Brothers New Speyside Distillery
Production Commences at Chivas Brothers New Speyside Distillery

Chivas Brothers, the Scotch whisky and premium gin business of Pernod Ricard, has completed the construction of its new Speyside malt whisky distillery, reinforcing its long term growth prospects in t

The Douglas Laing Tasting Room
The Douglas Laing Tasting Room

Back in April 2014 Neil (@neilmackinnon1) and I were invited to pay a wee visit to Douglas Laing HQ in Glasgow.

The Strathearn Gin Triple Pack
The Strathearn Gin Triple Pack

Part of my birthday present back in May from my wife was the Strathearn Gin triple pack, and i was really impressed with most of it.

Isle of Arrans Dramatic Landscape Inspires New Look
Isle of Arrans Dramatic Landscape Inspires New Look

Whisky lovers are invited to raise a glass to the natural beauty of the Isle of Arran with a dram of whisky from the distillery’s redesigned core range…

Bath Ales has the Spirit for Success
Bath Ales has the Spirit for Success

West Country brewer Bath Ales has just unveiled an exciting new addition to its Sulis Collection – Gem Aqua Vitae.

An Exploration of New Zealand
An Exploration of New Zealand

The New Zealand Whisky Company purchased the last 80,000 litres or so of the whisky produced at Willowbank distillery in South Island, New Zealand and have been releasing it in small batches, these ar

The Glenrothes Releases Vintage Reserve
The Glenrothes Releases Vintage Reserve

Berry Bros. & Rudd Spirits is delighted to announce the release of Vintage Reserve from award-winning Speyside distillery, The Glenrothes. As with many single malts, the new expression carries no age

A Chat With Black Bottles First Global Ambassador
A Chat With Black Bottles First Global Ambassador

Next up in my series of interviews of people in the whisky industry is Mal Spence, the first ever Global Ambassador for Black Bottle

SMWS Glorious 12: Rare Whisky & Game Tapas
SMWS Glorious 12: Rare Whisky & Game Tapas

Recently I won tickets from the Scotch Malt Whisky Society for myself and 3 friends to attend the Glorious 12 Rare Whisky and Game Tapas tasting which I went along to on friday of last week..

Berry Bros. & Rudd Unveil Truly Exceptional Casks
Berry Bros. & Rudd Unveil Truly Exceptional Casks

Berry Bros. & Rudd Spirits is proud to announce the inaugural releases from the new exclusive series of bottlings, Exceptional Casks Collection.

Irish Distillers Welcome the Public to the Irish Whiskey Academy
Irish Distillers Welcome the Public to the Irish Whiskey Academy

Irish Distillers Pernod Ricard is opening the doors to its acclaimed Irish Whiskey Academy to the general public for the first time, with in-depth courses available to spirits enthusiasts from Decembe

Kingsbarns Distillery Stills Arrive
Kingsbarns Distillery Stills Arrive

The Kingsbarns Distillery and Visitor Centre, located in the East Neuk of Fife celebrated another momentous milestone as the copper pot whisky stills arrived at 09:00 on Thursday 2 October.

Glen Garioch unveils sherry matured 1973 single cask
Glen Garioch unveils sherry matured 1973 single cask

Glen Garioch, the hidden gem of the whisky world, has launched exclusively to The Whisky Exchange a sherry matured 1973 Single Cask, the distillery’s oldest release for 5 years.

Whisky Blending Masterclasses from Master Blender
Whisky Blending Masterclasses from Master Blender

The Famous Grouse is taking up residence at 15-16 Thomas Neal Centre in London throughout London Cocktail Week (6th – 12th October).

#IslayRoadTrip Day 3
#IslayRoadTrip Day 3

Day 3 of the #IslayRoadTrip with Steve (@steveprentice) and Jon (@dvdbloke) started with some cereal for breakfast, it would have been too much to have made some bacon etc ourselves feeling the way we

A Cuatro of Crackers from Tomatin
A Cuatro of Crackers from Tomatin

These drams were tasted as part of a tweet tasting held by Steve Rush (@thewhiskywire) from The Whisky Wire and Tomatin (@tomatin1897) to sample the new Cuatro series. Unfortuanatley i took ill at the

Wemyss Malts new single cask releases
Wemyss Malts new single cask releases

Edinburgh based boutique Spirits Company Wemyss Malts is delighted to announce the release of a new parcel of single cask Scotch whiskies.