Glenfiddich Janet Sheed Roberts fails to beat auction record

The latest bottle of the Glenfiddich Janet Sheed Roberts to be auctioned has failed to beat the auction record set by a bottle in New York earlier this year. The 55 year old whisky, one of only eleven bottles created, sold for $52,000 compared to the $94,000 raised by the bottle sold in New York. […]

New peated spirit gives a glimpse at the future of Glen Moray

The Whisky Exchange have just taken delivery of a new product from the often overlooked Glen Moray Distillery – with Batch 1 of their ‘Peated Spirit’. Glen Moray used to be part of Glenmorangie, but after they were bought out by French luxury LVMH it was sold off along with the company’s blended whisky assets […]

Chivas Brothers plan new malt whisky distillery

Chivas Brothers, the Scotch whisky and premium gin business of Pernod Ricard, has announced its intention to build a new malt whisky distillery and has begun the planning process for a site in Speyside. The company is consulting the local community and planners regarding a location on the banks of the River Spey near Carron. […]

Master Distiller Receives Top Award

Mention the name Alan Winchester in whisky circles worldwide and people nod in recognition of someone who has dedicated his working life to whisky and in particular Speyside Malts. Alan’s contribution to Speyside and whisky has long been recognised by the industry and the Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival is delighted to announce that Alan […]

Old Ballantruan 10 Year Old launches this weekend

Angus Dundee Distillers are releasing the second expression of their Old Ballntruan peated Speyside malt this weekend at The Whisky Exchange Whisky Show in London. Old Ballantruan Aged 10 Years is produced at Tomintoul in Speyside and is named after the spring which feeds the distillery. The 10 year old expression has a phenol content […]

Macallan Annie Leibowitz edition on show at London design show

The Macallan has been showing off the latest of its Masters of Photography series at this year’s designjunction, a design and branding show at London’s Sorting Office. The Macallan Masters of Photography series: Annie Leibowitz edition, which features pictures of Trainspotting and Grey’s Anatomy star Keving McKidd, was the star of the Macallan’s Masterclass which […]

The Macallan Annie Leibovitz edition released in USA

The latest in The Macallan’s Masters of Photography editions, in association with renowned photographer Annie Leibovitz, has been released for the first time in the US market, following a world tour which has taken in London, Hong Kong and Moscow. For the Masters of Photography: Annie Leibovitz Edition, the photographer has captured four powerful images […]

The Balvenie Caribbean Cask now available in the UK

Following a successful year of sales in the US and travel retail, The Balvenie’s 14 Years Old Caribbean Cask is now available in their home market. Matured in traditional oak whisky casks for 14 years, the single malt is then finished in casks which previously held a blend of Caribbean rums selected by Balvenie malt […]

Duncan Taylor unveil ‘Rarest’ Macallan

Whisky bottlers, Duncan Taylor, have announced the inaugural release in their new Rarest collection with the launch of their Macallan Rarest 1969. A series of single cask whiskies no longer widely available, the Rarest Collection come bottled at cask strength and unfettered by chill-filtration or added colourant. They have been carefully selected from the company’s […]

Harvey’s of Edinburgh buy up Speyside Distillers

Speyside Distillery has been bought out by the family-owned Harvey’s of Edinburgh wine merchants, as part of their purchase of Glasgow-based Speyside Distillers Ltd. The distillery, which only started production in 1990, will help Harvey’s to expand their whisky business which currently bottles whisky in County Durham for export to the China and the Far […]

Facebook users get the chance to win Tomintoul ‘with a Peaty Tang’

Tomintoul Distillery is offering fans on Facebook the chance to win a bottle of their Peaty Tang expression. Tomintoul Peaty Tang is made by the Speyside distillery using the same traditional techniques as their regular single malt but using peated malt barley to impart a distinctive smoky flavour. To be in with a chance of […]