Limited edition Castle Leod Dalmore is ‘well worth sourcing’

Whyte & Mckay ambassador Richard Paterson has suggested that the Castle Leod Dalmore would make a great addition to any whisky enthusiast’s collection. The Master Blender told Whisky.Scotsman that the Castle Leod Dalmore bottling is a special limited edition whisky. Paterson said: “The Mackenzie was launched on March 17 last year however two weeks ago […]

Glenmorangie ‘go the extra mile’ says David Blackmore

Glenmorangie brand ambassador David Blackmore has said that the firm “go the extra mile” in the production of their whiskies. He told GetFrank that the extra care the distillers put into the casking is reflected in the quality of their finished product. Blackmore is quoted as saying: “It’s the fact that unlike other single malt […]

Glenmorangie brand ambassador visits New Zealand

Glenmorangie brand ambassador David Blackmore has said that he loves getting the chance to tour the globe to promote their whiskies. Blackmore told GetFrank that he was enjoying talking to whisky enthusiasts in New Zealand about the “nuances” of Glenmorangie and Ardbeg Single Malt Scotch Whisky through tastings and events. David is quoted as saying: […]

Two new whisky tours highlight Scotland’s best distilleries

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 […]

James Storrar is the top malt barley grower

James Storrar of George Storrar (Farmers) Ltd has been named Scotland’s most professional malting barley grower of 2010. The grower impressed judges Steve Hoad, agricultural economist Julian Bell and Eddie Douglas of Bairds Malt Ltd, with his expertise at the 2010 Maltsters Association of Great Britain’s Malting Barley Grower Competition. The panel told scotlandfoodanddrink.org that they […]

Old Pulteney becomes the ‘Official Scotch of US Sailing’

US Sailing has announced that Old Pulteney has signed a sponsorship deal with the sport. The national governing body of the sport has confirmed that the brand will become the “Official Scotch of US Sailing.” Old Pulteney will provide financial support for the organisation and for select US Sailing Adult National Championships and Speaker Series […]

Glenmorangie Signet wins “Highland Malt of the Year”

The single malt Glenmorangie Signet has won the coveted “Highland Malt of the Year”at the Whisky Magazine Awards 2011. The Easter Ross dram received praise for its ‘regal finish’ and deep amber colour, says the Press & Journal. Master distiller Bill Lumsden created Signet from a secret combination of the oldest and rarest Glenmorangie whiskies’, […]