Happy World Whisky Day 2018!

World Whisky Day invites everyone to enjoy a dram around the World. If you can’t find an event happening near you why not host your own World Whisky Day event? All you need is a bottle of whisky to share with your friends. If you are looking for inspiration, here are a two whiskies and […]

Auchentoshan builds community of passionate bartenders – taking single malt to new places

Auchentoshan is on a mission to find creative bartenders to join its international bartender collective as it announces the launch of its New Malt Order 2018 competition. Launched in 2016, the New Malt Order is a growing community of likeminded bartenders who share a passion for shaking up the world of single malts. The urban […]

Bunnahabhain unveils two new bottlings for Fèis Ìle 2018

Bunnahabhain Distillery will unveil two special edition Fèis Ìle 2018 single malt bottlings at the annual Islay Festival of Music and Malt from 25 May to 2 June 2018. The Moine Oloroso Finish bottled in 2007 and the 15 Year Old Spanish Oak Finish are two very different spirits even though they were both produced […]

Swapping whisky for bourbon: Wild Turkey 101

The World’s longest serving master distiller – makes bourbon. For an astounding 60 years, James C. Russell has been making whiskey at the Wild Turkey Distillery in Lawrenceburg, Kentucky, and today, is the longest-tenured, active spirits Master Distiller in the world. Brought up only five miles from the distillery, he followed his father, who taught […]

The Clydeside Distillery welcomes 5,000th visitor following a busy Easter

The Clydeside Distillery continues to be in good spirits after welcoming its 5,000th visitor following a busy Easter period. Over the two-week Easter holidays running until 13 April, The Clydeside Distillery welcomed over 1,200 visitors to its visitor centre on the banks of the River Clyde. The busy Easter period helped boost overall visitor numbers […]

The Glenlivet explores new frontier with launch of Cognac finish

The Glenlivet is set to re-assert its credentials as the definitive Single Malt Scotch whisky with the release of a contemporary new expression, Captain’s Reserve, a Single Malt selectively finished in high-quality Cognac casks. The launch is set to push the boundaries of modern Scotch through its distinctive cask combination. Captain’s Reserve is the result of […]

Redbreast Irish whiskey has launched the Redbreast Dream Cask

Redbreast Irish whiskey, which is produced by Irish Distillers in Midleton Distillery, has launched the Redbreast Dream Cask, which will be available to buy through its online members’ club, The Birdhouse, from World Whisky Day (Saturday 19th May). The release follows requests from consumers and whiskey experts over the past 12 months, and becomes the […]

The Glenfiddich Highball: bringing back the spirit of summer

Glenfiddich introduces the Glenfiddich Highball, with a sharp sweetness and a crisp edge that signals the transition from day to night. Inspired by the classic highball pairing of pairing whisky with soda – a combination first explored in 1890 – the long serve pairs Glenfiddich 12 YO with a premium soda and a lemon twist. […]

World-renowned spirits writer Dave Broom crowdfunds new whisky documentary – The Amber Light

Acclaimed spirits writer Dave Broom is using crowdfunding to raise a substantial part of the cost of filming a road trip documentary, exploring the untold story of whisky and Scottish culture. Glaswegian writer Dave Broom – in collaboration with online food and drink magazine The Gannet and London-based video agency blueprint.tv – is aiming to […]

Whisky industry urged to get green and more sustainable: Scottish Environment Business Awards

Whisky companies across Scotland are being urged to act now to embrace the economic opportunity of sustainability by the VIBES – Scottish Environment Business Awards. The leading environmental awards underlined the need for urgent action to address the environmental challenges currently faced as well as highlighting the potential business benefits which this can deliver. New […]

Bladnoch celebrates 200th anniversary and exciting revival

Scotland’s southernmost distillery, Bladnoch, has launched a special Bicentennial Release as a celebration of its rich history and a toast to its revival. Offering the perfect balance between provenance and progression, Bladnoch is enjoying an exciting revival in its 200th year, having been bought by Australian entrepreneur, David Prior in 2015. Changing fates and fortunes […]

Label your own bottle at The Clydeside Distillery

The Clydeside Distillery has introduced a ‘label your own’ bottle service for whisky fans visiting Glasgow’s newest visitor attraction. The personalised bottle offers visitors the chance to take away a unique and lasting reminder of their Clydeside experience. Visitors, tourists and whisky enthusiasts have the choice of three different bottles of 10-year-old whiskies which they […]