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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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Sales rise above £1billion for Glenfiddich makers

Trade News

Whisky makers William Grant & Sons has seen global sales exceed £1billion for the first time in their recently released annual figures. The family-owned company saw sales increase by 9% on the previous year. In addition to breaking the £1billion mark, their flagship brands also recorded record sales, with Glenfiddich exceeding 1 million cases in the year and their Grant’s …

Eighth and final artist in residence arrives at Glenfiddich

Events, Speyside

The Chinese artist, Yuan Yuan has arrived at Glenfiddich’s distillery in Dufftown, where he is joining seven more of his international contemporaries as part of the single malt brand’s Artists in Residence programme. The group of eight artists, which also includes Daniel Zalkus of the USA, Juhikadevi Bhanjdeo of India, Wu Tung-lung from Taiwan, Canada’s Jillian McDonald and South Korea’s …

Glenfiddich adds six more golds to collection

Speyside

Glenfiddich, already the most awarded single malt, has picked up a further six gold medals at this year’s International Wine & Spirits Competition (IWSC) in the distillery’s 125th anniversary year. The Glenfiddich 15 Year Old picked up a ‘gold outstanding’ medal, while the whisky also collected gold for their Glenfiddich Malt Master’s Edition Sherry Cask, Glenfiddich Snow Phoenix and Glenfiddich …

William Grant & Sons toast 10th Anniversary of Tales of The Cocktail

Events

Family-owned whisky maker, William Grant & Sons, has helped open the tenth annual Tales of The Cocktail celebrations in New Orleans with a party at the iconic New Orleans Museum. Their brands, which include Glenfiddich, Balvenie and Monkey Shoulder, and brand ambassadors were out in force as they hosted a “Big Birthday Party” to pay tribute to the event. Casper …

Glenfiddich sponsor Director of the Year awards

Events, Speyside

Glenfiddich single malt whisky is to sponsor the Institute of Directors annual Director of the Year awards. The sponsorship is part of the world’s number one single malt’s 125th anniversary celebrations, reports offlicencenews.co.uk. Senior brand manager Annabelle Clarke told the site: “To mark our heritage in this very special year and demonstrate our commitment to business excellence, we are delighted …

Glenfiddich launch 2012 Malt Mastermind competition

Speyside, Trade News

Glenfiddich have started their search for 2012’s Malt Mastermind, as they hunt out the bar trade’s top malt whisky brains. The competition, which has run since 2010, has a top prize of £1000, reports harpers.co.uk. The winner of the title will also be presented with a custom trophy and will be the guest at an exclusive tasting of rare Glenfiddich …

Milroy’s Glenfiddich tasting this Tuesday

Events, Tasting

Tuesday night sees Milroy’s of Soho hosting a tasting of whiskies from the world’s number one malt, Glenfiddich. The London retailer will be joined by Glenfiddich’s UK Brand Ambassador, Jamie Milne for the night. Jamie will be taking patrons through a selection of Glenfiddich expressions, from old favourites to some exciting new releases according to Milroy’s blog. Tickets are £20 …

Grant’s re-creates 100 year old whisky

Speyside

The master distiller at Glenfiddich owner, William Grant & Sons, has re-created a century-old whisky from a recipe written by the founder of the company and distillery. Brian Kinsman used only those techniques and facilities that were available to Grant in 1912 to re-create Grant’s Stand Fast. The Spirit Business website quoted Kinsman as saying: “As a master blender we …

Two for one on tickets for Manchester Whisky Fest! 2012

Events

The Whisky Lounge has released tickets for their Manchester Whisky Fest in September – and is offering two tickets for £40 to the first forty customers. The largest whisky festival in the north of England, the Manchester Whisky Fest takes place at The Palace Hotel on Oxford Street, where the guys from The Whisky Lounge will be taking over two …

Glenfiddich lays out options for Fathers’ Day drams

Speyside

Another Scotch whisky keen to separate you from your Fathers’ Day pounds (or dollars) is Glenfiddich, who have put together a selection of single malts to choose from for Dad this Sunday. Glenfiddich Mini Mix Set, RRP £13.49 (Available at Asda, Sainsbury’s, Tesco, Morrisons and Waitrose) The three most popular expressions of Glenfiddich have been packaged together to help Dad …

Glenfiddich appoint event management partners

Events, Tasting

William Grant & Sons have appointed Event Management Group (EMG) to create a range of bespoke events around their famous Glenfiddich single malt. In a move to target corporate clients, Glenfiddich have tasked EMG to provide exclusive opportunities to taste their range of malt whiskies. According to their press release, pre-dinner tastings, themed tastings and informal drop-in sessions will be …