Highland Park - Dalston Roof Park

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

Island

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 …

McTear’s whisky auction next Wednesday

Trade News

McTear’s in Glasgow will be holding their next auction of rare and collectable whiskies, wine and spirits next Wednesday (15 August) from 10.30am. Interested patrons can view the lots at McTear’s auction house between 1 and 4.30pm tomorrow (Sunday) as well as all day on Monday and Tuesday. Highlights among the 500 lots include an Ardbeg Kildalton 1980 (estimated between …

Release The Thor!

Events, Islay

The Whisky Shop, the UK’s largest whisky retailing chain, is giving customers the chance to win a bottle of Highland Park Thor, just by visiting their local store. One of their stores has a bottle of the long-sold out limited edition malt stashed about their premises, waiting to be ‘released’. To do so, all you need to do is go …

Highland Park to create “living tapestry”

Highland

More details have come in about Highland Park’s plan to create a mosaic featuring their worldwide army of fans at their Orkney distillery. According to their press release, the “living tapestry” they are seeking to make will feature the faces of Highland Park fans crafted into an image capturing “one of Orkney’s most striking and unique views”. Fans of the …

Fancy your face on the wall of Highland Park?

Islay

Highland Park are giving whisky drinkers the chance to appear in a massive mural planned for the walls of their island home. Fans of the Orkney whisky are being invited to upload a picture of their face when they join the Inner Circle, Highland Park’s fan mailing list. The pictures uploaded from Highland park lovers around the world will then …

Edrington sees profits rise

Trade News

The maker of Scotland’s top-selling whisky is toasting 5.2% growth in profits to £148.8 million. Edrington, who produce The Famous Grouse, as well as The Macallan and Highland Park malts, increased their turnover by only 0.5% in the same period – with sales growth in premium brands boosting the profitability of the group. Like its competitors Diageo and Pernod Ricard, …

Malt whisky tasting on Friday at Good Spirits Co, Glasgow

Events

The good folk at the Good Spirits Co in Glasgow are hosting a tasting of malt whiskies in their Bath Street store this Friday from the Scottish Liqueur Centre. As well as producing Columba Cream and other whisky-based liqueurs, the Scottish Liqueur Centre is also an independent bottler of non chill-filtered, single-cask whiskies. On tasting on Friday night will be …

Highland Park and Isle Of Jura added to Glenkeir Treasures range

Trade News

The Whisky Shop (www.whiskyshop.com) has added two new limited releases to their Glenkeir Treasure range. The two new bottlings are an 18-year-old Highland Park and 21-year-old Isle of Jura. The Highland Park 1994 18 year old, Glenkeir Treasure Selection is £54.00 (inc. VAT) for a 50cl bottle and available at www.whiskyshop.com/. The Isle of Jura 21 year old, Glenkeir Treasure …

Highland Park sponsors award at The World’s 50 Best Restaurants

Events, Highland

As part of its tie-up with Slow Food UK, Highland Park is sponsoring a new award at The World’s 50 Best Restaurants at London’s Guildhall on 30 April. According to distributors Maxiuum, Highland Park’s new award, for Slow Food Restaurant of the Year, will go to the restaurant within the World’s 50 Best that creates pleasurable food with an outstanding …