Whisky and spice – Glenfiddich and Indian food

William Grant & Sons brand ambassador Ian Millar has said that he thinks whisky can “go well” with Indian food. The aficionado told Abhishek Raghunath for Forbes India that Glenfiddich malts go well with different combinations of spice. He is quoted as saying: “Take the malt we are drinking. “It’s light and fruity. It goes […]

Special radio stations to promote Speyside whiskies

Moray Firth Amateur Radio Society will run three special event stations throughout the duration of the Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival. The special stations will be located at Strathisla Distillery in Keith (callsign GB3SWF) another located at the Craigellachie Distillery (callsign GB2SWF) and a third at Glenfarclas Distillery (probably GB4SWF), says the Southgate Amateur radio […]

Dalmore whiskies are special says Paterson

Whisky expert Richard Paterson has confessed that the single malt whiskies from Dalmore are among his favourites. The Whyte & Mackay Master blender told Whisky.Scotsman that the distillery held a special place in his heart. Speaking in a live webchat, he said: “I have many favourite malts especially from the Highland region, Speyside, Lowlands and […]

The Balvenie launches Rare Craft Roadshow

The Balvenie has announced a year-long initiative to discover craftsmen and artisans across the US who maintain a dedication to the practice and preservation of traditional crafts. The Balvenie Rare Craft Roadshow will see brand ambassadors Andrew Weir and Nicholas Pollacchi travel the length and breadth of the United States to seek out and honour […]

Online retailer is the first to stock Glenlivet 70 Years Old

Master of Malt have announced that they are the first online retailer to stock The Glenlivet 70 Years Old. The exclusive malt went on sale last week after being unveiled at a special 1940s-themed event at Edinburgh Castle. The whisky, which has been described as “stupendous”, was distilled at the Glenlivet distillery on the 4th […]

World’s most expensive whisky boosts export sales

Speymalt Whisky Distributors have said that the release of the world’s oldest and most expensive malt has raised the global awareness of their company. The Elgin-based firm recently released The 70-year-old Glenlivet, priced at £13,000 for a 70cl decanter, as part of their strategy to boost export sales, says The Herald. The 70-year-old Glenlivet was […]

Balvenie launches online whisky academy

Balvenie has announced that it has opened an online academy for whisky enthusiasts. The project hopes to help provide information to help neophytes and aficionados gain a “greater depth of knowledge” about the production and enjoyment of malt whisky. Sam Simmons, The Balvenie Ambassador and academic, told the official website that the academy will launch […]

Glenfarclas extends Cheltenham Racecourse sponsorship

Scotch whisky brand Glenfarclas has announced that it has extended its sponsorship of the cross country steeplechases at Cheltenham Racecourse for a further three years. The brand has sponsored cross country steeplechase racing at the course since 2008, according to sportspromedia.com. Charles Hamer of Glenfarclas said in a statement: “We have been delighted with the […]

Gordon & MacPhail unveil The Glenlivet 70 Years Old

Family-owned whisky specialist Gordon & MacPhail have unveiled one cask of The Glenlivet 70 Years Old at a ceremony in Edinburgh Castle. The firm is¬†offering whisky lovers will get the chance to own one of Scotland’s most iconic whiskies for the princely sum of ¬£13,000 a bottle. The single malt, which has been described as […]