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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

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 …

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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 …

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The Jim Beam American Stillhouse – Wins Green Award

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

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 …

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AUCHENTOSHAN SINGLE MALT WHISKY LAUNCHES LIMITED EDITION RELEASE OF SILVEROAK 1990

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, …

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WhiskyFest NYC 2013 – All Star Line-up

Featuring an all-star whisky line-up from around the World – WhiskyFest New York 2013 will present rare whiskies and a fantastic opportunity to share stories from some of greatest whisky legends. Taking place October 11-12, each grand tasting will feature more than 250 of the world’s finest whiskies for you to taste. Meet the whisky distillers, master blenders and other …

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The Whisky Exchange Whisky Show 2013 – London

For a fifth year, the show will be returning to London to bring whisky alive in new wonderful ways. Welcoming back Martine Nouet to oversee the running of this year’s Whisky Marketplace, we will be pushing the boundaries of whisky pairing by going beyond simple taste and smell. We will also be welcoming back the cocktail legend Ryan Chetiyawardana, with …

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Distillery Re-Awakened After 130 Years

The new Wolfburn distillery, situated just 350m from the original 19th Century Thurso site, has been successfully commissioned and production of fine single malt whisky has commenced. Construction of the Wolfburn buildings has been carried out by a group of local contractors, with the inner workings being crafted by Forsyths of Rothes, the world-leading distillery fabricators. Building work began in …

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St Andrew’s Square Hosts The Balvenie

Edinburgh’s St. Andrews Square will host a special whisky event, where people can mingle and discuss all things handcrafted, dram in hand. Open to the public each day, 12.00pm to 6.30pm on the 26th, 27th, 28th September 2013 – there will be tutored tastings with The Balvenie’s Brand Ambassador Dr. Andrew Forrester, and workshops with The Balvenie’s craft partners. The …

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Glenmorangie – “World’s Best Distiller”

Glenmorangie, Scotland’s favorite single malt Scotch whisky, continues to thrive in the US after being awarded 2012 Distiller of the Year by the prestigious International Wine & Spirit Competition (IWSC). Glenmorangie emerged not only with the biggest prize of the night but was also awarded UK Spirits Producer of the Year as well as Best Single Malt over 15 Years …