The Macallan 65YO in Lalique Bottle and Case

The Macallan 65YO Limited Edition in Lalique

Speyside

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 …

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Glenfiddich 21 Year Old Gran Reserva – Caribbean Rum Cask

Speyside

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 …

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Glenfiddich’s Malt Mastermind – 2013

Speyside

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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1953 Glenfarclas to Commemorate the Queen’s Coronation

Speyside

Speciality Drinks Ltd will launch their latest bottling today. A very special crystal decanter filled with a single cask 1953 vintage Glenfarclas Single Malt Whisky, to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II. Queen Elizabeth II ascended the throne upon the death of her father, King George VI, on 6th February 1952, and was proclaimed Queen …

The Balvenie Whisky Féte

St Andrew’s Square Hosts The Balvenie

Speyside

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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Glenfiddich Janet Sheed Roberts fails to beat auction record

Speyside

The latest bottle of the Glenfiddich Janet Sheed Roberts to be auctioned has failed to beat the auction record set by a bottle in New York earlier this year. The 55 year old whisky, one of only eleven bottles created, sold for $52,000 compared to the $94,000 raised by the bottle sold in New York. The sale price was also …

New Speyside distillery proposed by Chivas Brothers

Chivas Brothers plan new malt whisky distillery

Speyside

Chivas Brothers, the Scotch whisky and premium gin business of Pernod Ricard, has announced its intention to build a new malt whisky distillery and has begun the planning process for a site in Speyside. The company is consulting the local community and planners regarding a location on the banks of the River Spey near Carron. The new distillery would supply …

Master Distiller Receives Top Award

Master Distiller Receives Top Award

Speyside, Trade News

Mention the name Alan Winchester in whisky circles worldwide and people nod in recognition of someone who has dedicated his working life to whisky and in particular Speyside Malts. Alan’s contribution to Speyside and whisky has long been recognised by the industry and the Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival is delighted to announce that Alan is this year’s recipient of …

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Macallan Annie Leibowitz edition on show at London design show

Speyside

The Macallan has been showing off the latest of its Masters of Photography series at this year’s designjunction, a design and branding show at London’s Sorting Office. The Macallan Masters of Photography series: Annie Leibowitz edition, which features pictures of Trainspotting and Grey’s Anatomy star Keving McKidd, was the star of the Macallan’s Masterclass which ran to some 5,500 people …

The Macallan Annie Leibovitz edition released in USA

Speyside

The latest in The Macallan’s Masters of Photography editions, in association with renowned photographer Annie Leibovitz, has been released for the first time in the US market, following a world tour which has taken in London, Hong Kong and Moscow. For the Masters of Photography: Annie Leibovitz Edition, the photographer has captured four powerful images of The Macallan moments shot …