Taste of the Hebrides for Glasgow walkers next month

As part of the launch of three new guidebooks for walkers heading to the Hebrides, Jura whisky will be hosting a tasting in Glasgow next month. The whisky makers will have their core range available to taste at Cotswold Outdoor in the city’s West End on Saturday 7 July. Samples will be available at the […]

Glenfarclas tasting in Perth, Australia

Glenfarclas’ ambassador down under will be holding a tasting for whisky fans in Perth, Western Australia this coming Monday. The tasting will be held in The Aviary Bird Cage restaurant on William Street and will feature whiskies up to 60 years old. The whiskies on tasting will come from each of the last five decades, […]

The Whisky Exchange hosts Kilchoman tasting

The Whisky Exchange in London’s Vinopolis will be hosting a tasting later this month featuring a range of malts from Islay’s youngest distillery, Kilchoman. Kilchoman opened in 2005 as the first new distillery on the famous whisky island in 124 years and has been making waves, and winning awards, ever since. TWE will play host […]

Tours now available of Deanston Distillery

Deanston Distillery, near Stirling, opened its new visitor centre to the general public last month. The distillery, which features in Ken Loach’s new film ‘The Angel’s Share’, hopes to attract 30,000 visitors to its £8-a-head tours during the tourist season. Local newspaper, The Stirling Observer, quoted centre manager Peter Semple as saying: “The idea is […]

Win luxury whisky with the BBC Good Food Show

In the run up to the BBC Good Food Show at the NEC in Birmingham next month, over on their website they are offering the chance to win a Luxury Whisky Tasting Kit for Father’s Day. The bespoke selection comes from the award-winning Whisky Tasting Company and includes a variety of single malts, including a […]

Whiski Rooms tasting schedule released

Edinburgh’s Whiski Rooms has revealed it’s full programme of tastings for the summer of 2012. The calendar of tastings covers until 31 August, so includes all the events the retailer has planned for the Edinburgh Festival season. Manager, Gareth Van Rooyen, said in a press release: “We have some favourites back from last year like […]

Milroy’s host Richard Paterson tasting

London wine and spirit merchants Milroy’s of Soho have announced that they will be hosting a masterclass by Richard ‘The Nose’ Paterson in July. Richard is the master blender for Whyte & Mackay as well as the master distiller at their Dalmore Distillery. A well-known figure in the whisky world, and with a nose said […]

Glenfiddich appoint event management partners

William Grant & Sons have appointed Event Management Group (EMG) to create a range of bespoke events around their famous Glenfiddich single malt. In a move to target corporate clients, Glenfiddich have tasked EMG to provide exclusive opportunities to taste their range of malt whiskies. According to their press release, pre-dinner tastings, themed tastings and […]

The Scotch Whisky Experience joins the Fringe

For the first time, The Scotch Whisky Experience on Edinburgh’s Royal Mile is to be an official venue as part of the world-famous Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2012. The Fringe runs from 3 August to 27 August and The Scotch Whisky Experience will be hosting a number of events during the month. Each Sunday during August […]

First Quebec Whisky Day next Saturday

As well as the inaugural World Whisky Day this week, whisky fans in Quebec are in for a double treat with the first Quebec Whisky Day on Saturday, 31 March. Quebec Whisky Day is the brainchild of The Quebec Whisky Club and is dedicated to tasting sessions, information and discovery of the world of whisky. […]