2007 Vintage Hi

Kilchoman – Release 2007 Vintage

Islay

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 …

Kilchoman Sherry Cask reaches US shores

Islay

ImpEx Beverages, the official importer of Kilchoman Islay malt whisky, has announced the release of Kilchoman Sherry Cask Release in the USA. Kilchoman’s first fully matured sherry release, it has been matured for 5 years in Oloroso sherry butts to give it a unique flavor, unlike that of previous Kilchoman releases. According to the importer’s press release, the new whisky …

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 …

The Whisky Exchange hosts Kilchoman tasting

Islay, Tasting

The Whisky Exchange in London’s Vinopolis will be hosting a tasting later this month featuring a range of malts from Islay’s youngest distillery, Kilchoman. Kilchoman opened in 2005 as the first new distillery on the famous whisky island in 124 years and has been making waves, and winning awards, ever since. TWE will play host to Kilchoman’s owner and founder, …

Single Malts Direct carrying Kilchoman Sherry Cask

Islay

Award-winning online retailer, Single Malts Direct, has announced that it is carrying stock of the new Sherry Cask expression from Kilchoman. The newest distillery on Islay, Kilchoman opened its doors in 2005 when it became the first distillery built on the island in over 120 years. The new malt is the first sherry cask matured release from Kilchoman, having been …

Kilchoman Distillery sponsors Islay Pipe Band

Islay, Trade News

Kilchoman, the newest distillery on Islay, has signed a sponsorship deal with the highly successful Islay Pipe Band. A statement on the band’s website reads: “Islay Pipe Band are delighted to announce that we have secured new sponsorship for the next 3 years. Kilchoman Distillery have kindly stepped in to help support the band just as it was looking as …

Kilchoman release 100% Islay-made malt

Islay

Farm distillery Kilchoman has launched the first 100% Islay whisky – with all the barley used grown and malted at their site on the island. Kilchoman became the first new distillery on Islay in 120 years when it opened its doors in 2005. Now Harpers reports that the distillery will be releasing its limited edition Inaugural 100% Islay, with an …

Distillery sides scrum down with forces

Lifestyle

Teams from Bruichladdich, Ardbeg and Kilchoman distilleries on Islay will face off against the army, navy and air force – among others – this weekend at the celebrated Islay Beach Rugby festival. The bright white sands of Kilnaughton Bay will witness 34 teams from all over Scotland – and as far as Milan – play the most lung-busting version of …

Latest Kilchoman bottling hits US shores

Trade News

Kilchoman distillery has announced the release of Kilchoman Spring 2011 Release in the U.S. This bottling is a vatting of 70% 3-year-old in first fill bourbon barrels and 30% 4-year-old in first fill bourbon barrels. The 4-year-old has been finished in Oloroso sherry butts for five weeks. Kilchoman farm distillery was established in 2005 and is the first to be …

Two new whisky tours highlight Scotland’s best distilleries

Highland, Islay, Lifestyle, Speyside

Small-group tour company Rabbie’s Trail Burners has announced two new tours designed to take in the highlights of some of Scotland’s most famous distilleries. The firm’s “Whisky Coast Explorer” tour includes visits to acclaimed distilleries in Scotland’s Highland, Islay and Island regions including Kilchoman, Bruichladdich, Bowmore, Ardbeg, Laphroaig and Oban. Rabbie’s “The Islay, Edinburgh and Speyside” tour starts by taking …