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WhiskyFest NYC 2013 – All Star Line-up

Events, Trade News

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

Events

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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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 …

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Distillery Re-Awakened After 130 Years

Highland

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

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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Glenmorangie – “World’s Best Distiller”

Trade News

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 …

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St Andrew’s Night – Whisky Tasting – Hurricane Sandy Benefit

Tasting

Calling all whisky fans – enjoy St Andrew’s Night with some of the finest single malt whiskies and live Bluegrass music! The informal whisky tasting event will take place at Summerhall – Edinburgh’s buzzing creative hub for the arts. The ticket price includes whisky, oatcakes and smoked salmon. At the door you will receive a warm welcome, whisky glass and tasting …

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Ladies: Book an Afternoon at Auchentoshan

Events, Tasting

Ladies join Master Blender Rachel Barrie for an unforgettable experience at Auchentoshan. Afternoon tea will never be the same again with your invite to be one of the Auchentoshan ladies at the distillery. Guests will be served tasty niblets and Auchentoshan’s unique triple distilled single malt whiskies. Auchentoshan, is one of the smoothest and delicate tasting single malt whiskies, with …

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Chivas Regal Announces New Partner: Adam Rodriguez

Trade News

Chivas Regal, announces its partnership with actor Adam Rodriguez (CSI: Miami, Magic Mike) in an online and events campaign celebrating the brand’s core values of brotherhood, honor and success. Rodriguez’s first appearances will be at Chivas Regal’s 1801 Club in New York City on the evening of Monday, November 19, and in Miami on Wednesday, December 12. Now in its …

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The World’s Finest Engraved Beakers

Trade News

As one of the finest engravers of our time, Malcolm Appleby has just launched a series of silver beakers. Perfect for the whisky drinker, they comprise of political and personal catchphrases.   The Beakers have captured the mood of the moment with political and personal catchphrases engraved, such as Weapons of Mass Destruction, The Wind of Change and The White Heat of Technology.  They have been likened to concrete …