Europe's first Johnnie Walker House - a luxury Scotch Whisky embassy, located in Lounge 2 of Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (PRNewsFoto/Diageo)

Johnnie Walker Whisky Embassy Lands at Amsterdam Airport


At last a great reason to spend more time in an airport – Johnnie Walker have set-out to transform the travel experience at Schiphol Airport, Amsterdam, with the development of a tasting house, open to all passengers passing through Lounge 2. Passengers will now be welcomed into Europe’s first Johnnie Walker House – a luxury Scotch Whisky embassy launched by Diageo Global Travel together with …

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Highland Park’s Midsummer Party – The Best Way To Spend £15!


Highland Park is taking over London’s Dalston Roof Park for two evenings to celebrate Midsummer Solstice. A hugely significant time of year at the whisky’s home on Orkney and an important celebration in Nordic history and culture, Midsummer Solstice is traditionally celebrated with good friends, bonfires, music and dance. The narrative of Highland Park is deeply rooted in Nordic traditions and …

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Scapa Jutland Supports RNLI Alongside Centenary Commeration of Iconic Battle


Scapa Distillery, based in Orkney on the shore of Scapa Flow has recently launched a special edition to help raise funds for the RNLI.  Crew member Graham Campbell and Nicola Stevenson, Scapa Distillery Visitor Manager, present Scapa Jutland, a new single cask single malt Scotch whisky crafted to mark the centenary of the Battle of Jutland on 31st May 2016. Scapa …

The Macallan 65YO in Lalique Bottle and Case

The Macallan 65YO Limited Edition in Lalique


The Macallan and Lalique are delighted to present the sixth and final masterpiece from their prestigious The Macallan in Lalique Six Pillars Collection, distributed by Maxxium UK. The ‘Peerless Spirit’ decanter represents the concluding chapter in the story of The Macallan’s foundation stones, the elements that define the character of this extraordinary single malt. The final decanter in this global sell out …


Glenfiddich 21 Year Old Gran Reserva – Caribbean Rum Cask


Since 2000 Glenfiddich has become the World’s Most Awarded Single Malt Scotch Whisky. Owned by William Grant & Sons, the company will soon be unveiling a new look for their Glenfiddich 21 Year Old Gran Reserva. Patiently matured for 21 years on site at the distillery in Dufftown, the Glenfiddich is a beautiful, traditional Speyside whisky, rich and ripe with …


What Would You Like To Be Famous For?


A ground breaking kinetic sculpture was premiered in London, featuring 1,542 answers to the question: “What would you like to be famous for?”
 This unique collaborative project, which was launched globally by The Famous Grouse in August, has seen over twenty countries participate, resulting in thousands of responses from the evocative to the humorous. The Famous Collaboration by The Famous …

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The Lakes Distillery Create The Very First British Blend

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The Lakes Distillery, Cumbria’s first whisky distillery for over 100 years, has created an entirely new concept in blended whiskies for its inaugural product: A British Isles blend. There is a host of Scotch blends on the market, but ‘The One’, the very first British blended whisky, brings together a range of exceptional whiskies from around the British Isles. Each …

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Kilchoman – Release 2007 Vintage


Islay’s independent farm distillery, Kilchoman, is to release the oldest whisky to date. Only 10,000 bottles of the limited edition 2007 Vintage will be made available worldwide and it is expected to sell quickly. Anthony Wills, managing director of Kilchoman, said: “This is an exciting development and sees us enter a long-awaited period in our history. Although we’re a relatively …


Glenfiddich’s Malt Mastermind – 2013


Glenfiddich’s Malt Mastermind competition is back for the fourth year running, but for the first time, the on-trade’s most passionate whisky enthusiasts will battle for the prestigious title in Dufftown, Scotland – the birthplace of the UK’s most awarded single malt. The search for the Malt Mastermind of 2013 calls on true whisky enthusiasts to showcase their creativity and knowledge …


The Jim Beam American Stillhouse – Wins Green Award

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The Jim Beam American Stillhouse announced today that it has received LEED® Gold certification. Established by the U.S. Green Building Council, LEED is the nation’s preeminent program for the design, construction and operation of high performance green buildings. The Jim Beam American Stillhouse is situated on the grounds of Jim Beam’s flagship distillery in Clermont, Ky. Nestled in the rolling …

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Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal Opens New Prestige Hall Bottling Facility at Chivas Brothers in Paisley

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Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal officially opened a brand new bottling hall designed to cater for today’s luxury Scotch whisky and gin consumers during a visit to Renfrewshire. The Prestige Hall was completed last year as part of an annual £40m investment in operations by Chivas Brothers, the Scotch whisky and premium gin business of Pernod Ricard. It was …




Auchentoshan, Scotland’s only triple distilled Single Malt Scotch Whisky, will add to its travel retail range with a new limited edition release of the Auchentoshan Silveroak 1990. Therefore the second release of the Auchentoshan Silveroak expression demonstrates the increase in complexity associated with longer maturation. Established in 1823, Auchentoshan triple distils every drop meaning the spirit produced reaches 81.5% ABV, …