Dewar’s reveal new £180,000 warehouses

Dewar’s have officially opened new warehousing at their Aberfeldy Distillery, following £180,000 investment in the new facilities. The warehouse has been re-developed to add to the Dewar’s World of Whisky experience, which is based at the Perthshire distillery. Local paper, the Perthshire Advertiser, quoted the attraction’s manager, Charlotte Brown, as saying: “This new experience includes […]

New Balblair vintage to launch at Cannes show

Balblair is to release their latest single malt whisky, the Balblair 1996 Vintage, at the TFWA World Exhibition next month in Cannes, one of the world’s biggest travel retail expos. The new vintage, which is intended to replace the 1995, will initially only be available through duty free outlets. The Moodie Report quoted Distillery Manager, […]

Want to work in the whisky industry?

If you fancy a job producing Scotland’s national drink you may be interested to hear that Tullibardne Distillery are advertising for someone to join their distillery team at a junior level. The Trainee Production Operator post at their Blackford Distillery is being advertised on various online sources and applications are being accepted until the end […]

New Balblair 1975 available in the USA

The second release of Balblair 1975 has been released in America by International Beverage USA. This is the first time a vintage from Blablair has enjoyed a second release in a distinctly different style, with the new version having been aged in American oak sherry casks rather than Spanish. According to their press release, this […]

The Whiskey Place discounts Dalmore

Speaking of Dalmore, over in the USA specialist retailer The Whiskey Place has thrown the spotlight on its newly discounted collection of bottlings from the Highland distillery. The Brooklyn-based online store has sale prices on the 12-year-old, 15-year-old and 18-year-old expressions. In addition to which, they have stock of several several reserve bottles available for […]

Dalmore Custodians given last chance to pick up special bottling

The Dalmore is encouraging their biggest fans to order up the exclusive 1263 Custodian Bottling now, as only a precious few bottles remain unallocated. The whisky, exclusive to members of The Dalmore Custodians, is from Matusalem Oloroso sherry casks which were filled at midnight on 1 January 2000, with 400 bottles to be filled this […]

Tomatin picks up top prize at Whisky Fringe

Tomatin Distillery came up trumps at the Edinmburgh Whisky Fringe at the beginning of August, picking up the ‘Spirit of Whisky Fringe Award’. Visitors at the event at the Mansfield Traquair voted The Tomatin 30 Year Old Highland Single Malt as the outright winner of the title. Organised by Royal Mile Whiskies, The Whisky Fringe […]

Glengoyne 40 Yr Old at Lake Of Menteith Hotel

Perthshire’s Lake of Menteith Hotel has added Glengoyne’s 40 Year Old limited edition single malt to their “Malt Vault” – the award winning list of whiskies available to guests at the hotel. The oldest and finest single malt released by Glengoyne in their 175 years of operation, only 250 decanters of the 40 Year Old […]

Highland Park Thor and 50YO pick up seven separate awards

Highland Park, the most northerly of all Scotch whisky distilleries, is celebrating after two of their most exclusive whiskies collected seven top awards between them The Highalnd Park Thor, the first of their Valhalla Collection, has been awarded the first ever Spirit Design Masters Award ar The Spirits Business Awards 2012, as well as Gold […]

Highland Park to create “living tapestry”

More details have come in about Highland Park’s plan to create a mosaic featuring their worldwide army of fans at their Orkney distillery. According to their press release, the “living tapestry” they are seeking to make will feature the faces of Highland Park fans crafted into an image capturing “one of Orkney’s most striking and […]

Dalmore sells first Constellation Collection to US collector

Dalmore have revealed that they have sold their first full set of their exclusive Constellation Collection of single malt whiskies. The collection consists of 21 individual malts dating from between 1964 and 1992 and sell for between £2,000 and £20,0000 a bottle, dependant upon vintage. A full set of 21 was sold through The Whisky […]