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 […]

Lizzie Stewart – Scotland’s first female malt distiller celebrates retirement with “Lizzie’s Dram”

Scotland’s first female operator in Malt Distilling is celebrating her retirement in a rather ‘neat’ way. After 31 years’ service at Dalwhinnie Distillery, working in the warehouse, mash house and the still house Liz Stewart – or ‘Lizzie’ as she’s known – is hanging up her distillery operator’s overalls for retirement. In recognition of her […]

Tomatin launch final two expressions in Five Virtues series

Scottish whisky distillery Tomatin has announced the release of the final two expressions in its limited edition Five Virtues series. The series draws inspiration from the elements of nature – Wood, Fire, Earth, Metal and Water – with each single malt expression enjoying a limited run of 6,000 bottles and a focus on the effects […]

New master of malt appointed at Tullibardine

Keith Geddes has been appointed to the role of Master Blender for Tullibardine Whisky. He joins the distillery with considerable experience, having learned his craft in the role of Assistant Blender at John Dewar and Sons since 2008, and prior to this, working at Chivas Brothers and Carlsberg Tetley. An Angus native, now living in […]

Raise a glass to World Whisky Day with Balblair – the oldest working distillery in the Highlands

Balblair Single Malt Scotch Whisky, the oldest working distillery in the Highlands, is inviting whisky aficionados worldwide to celebrate World Whisky Day – an annual milestone and global whisky celebration. With events taking place around the world, World Whisky Day celebrates ‘the water of life’ by encouraging whisky fans to enjoy their favourite expressions on […]

‘The Murray’ wins Silver for Tullibardine at the 2017 International Spirit Challenge

Tullibardine win silver at prestigious 2017 International Spirit Challenge with the latest single malt to join their range – The Murray. Distilled in 2004 and bottled in the 2016. The recognition of dedication to craftsmanship and innovation in spirit creation impressed an expert judging panel in the rigorous, independently judged competition of the world’s finest […]

Distillery Re-Awakened After 130 Years

The new Wolfburn distillery, situated just 350m from the original 19th Century Thurso site, has been successfully commissioned and production of fine single malt whisky has commenced. Construction of the Wolfburn buildings has been carried out by a group of local contractors, with the inner workings being crafted by Forsyths of Rothes, the world-leading distillery […]