A dram-atic incentive for 5,600 riders tackling the timed King of the Mountain stage at Loch Ness

Riders taking on one of Scotland’s best-loved cycling events have been given some news to lift their spirits – The Singleton of Glen Ord Distillery has become a sponsor for the toughest section of the course. The distillery will sponsor the challenging King of the Mountain stage at Etape Loch Ness – a gruelling 4.8-mile […]

Dewar’s launch new bar at Kuala Lumpur International Airport 2

Working in close partnership with duty free operator Eraman (owned by Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad), Bacardi Global Travel Retail introduces Bar Metropole, an intriguing new Dewar’s destination bar at Kuala Lumpur International Airport 2, Malaysia, adapting the creative themes of the successful John Dewar & Sons Fine Scotch Whisky Emporium. Bacardi sponsored the design and […]

Clydeside Distillery launches Whisky and Chocolate Tour

The Clydeside Distillery has introduced two brand new tours as part of its visitor experience. Now available to book online and from the distillery itself, The Whisky & Chocolate Tour offers visitors a unique combination of delicious artisan chocolates, made by local Glasgow chocolatier Stacy Hannah Chocolates, with five carefully selected 10ml drams of Single […]

The Macallan 1926 60-Year-Old Malt: Achieves a World Auction Record for a bottle of whisky

On 29 November 2018, The Macallan 1926 60-Year-Old presented in a unique bottle painted by the Irish artist Michael Dillon (estimate on request) sold for £1,200,000 / $1,528,800 / €1,352,400 in Christie’s Finest & Rarest Wines & Spirits auction in London, achieving a world auction record for a bottle of whisky. In 1926 John Logie […]

Bowmore Launches 52 Year Old Expression – One of the World’s Rarest Single Malts

Bowmore has announced the release of Bowmore 1965, the latest expression in the Vaults Series. Having matured for 52 years at Bowmore distillery the home of the world’s oldest scotch maturation warehouse, and benefitting from a careful aging process over the course of many decades, Bowmore 1965 is one of the rarest and most refined […]

10 year conservation partnership supports the Black Grouse and welcomes a rise in numbers

RSPB Scotland and The Famous Grouse celebrate a decade of wildlife conservation work this month and announce further plans to continue to protect the enigmatic black grouse that takes centre stage on the new design of The Famous Grouse Smoky Black bottle. The partnership between RSPB Scotland and Scotland’s favourite whisky was forged in 2008 […]

Glen Scotia to create a buzz with Plan Bee

To mark National Honey Week (22-28 October), independent Scottish distiller, Glen Scotia, has adopted 100,000 bees. The Campbeltown-based distillery teamed up with the Plan Bee, Scotland’s leading beekeepers, as part of its plan to position the Kintyre peninsula at the forefront of Scotland’s food and drink map. The honey produced on-site will be available to […]