Whisky “Jew-bilee” taking place in New York next month

With New York’s Whisky Fest having been held on Shabbat this year, the Jewish Whisky Company and Single Cask Nation have organised their own festival for those who may have missed it – for religious or other reasons! The first annual charitable Whisky Jewbilee takes place on Thursday 25 October and offers the chance to […]

Benromach adds flavour to Edinburgh Regatta this weekend

This weekend sees the Benromach Edinburgh Regatta on the River Forth – one of the biggest sailing events on the Forth. And clear skies are predicted by weather forecasters so people from all over Edinburgh and the Lothians are being invited to watch the spectacle. Yachts from across Scotland and the north of England began […]

Singleton Taste Room up and running in London

Tonight and tomorrow whisky fans in London are invited to enjoy a sample of The Singleton single malt in the “ideal tasting environment” at their installation on Portland Place. The Singleton Taste Room has been curated by five leading British tastemakers, with the perfect playlist from DJ Gilles Peterson, glass from designer Dominic Wilcox, seating […]

Glenmorangie Open Day next month

The world-famous Glenmorangie Distillery is inviting the public to come and visit them during their Open Day (weekend, actually) on 15-16 October. Whisky fans can tour the newly renovated Glenmorangie Distillery Visitor Centre and experience unparalleled access to the Glenmorangie whisky making process demonstrated live by the Men of Tain, from raw ingredients and mashing […]

Buffalo Trace host Hallowe’en for the grown ups!

Buffalo Trace Distillery in Kentucky is to host a special Hallowe’en event aimed at adults next month, when their Disturbia at the Distillery takes place on 26 October. The new event is taking the place of the Haunting of the Trace, which had run in precious years and was aimed at children and young adults. […]

Whisky & spirits expo in Indiana next month

The Vine & Table gourmet market in Indiana has announced details of their 4th Annual Whisky & Fine Spirits Expo, which will take place on Friday, 12 October at Montage at Allison Pointe, Indianapolis. Organisers have arranged an extended line up for this year’s event, with guests including Louisa Young from the Isle of Arran […]

Whisky Live comes to Boston

This Saturday, international whisky festival Whisky Live comes to Boston for the first time, with the event running at the city’s Sheraton Hotel. Organised by Whisky Magazine, the event will allow guests to ample the largest range of whiskies ever assembled in Boston along with enjoying chocolate and cheese pairings, cocktails, whisky masterclasses and live […]

Glen Garioch opens to the public this Saturday

Glen Garioch are holding their annual Open Day this weekend, with the Distillery doors open to the public this Saturday from 10 o’clock in the morning. The distillery in Oldmeldrum, near Inverurie, will host an exhibition and competition of local school children’s photography as well as craft stalls and tea, coffee and cakes. In addition […]

Spaces still available for Tomatin Pro-Am golf tournament

Tomatin Distillery has annoucned that there are still some spaces available for the Tomatin Single Malt 54-hole Pro-Am, a three day pro-am golf tournament which takes place at the beginning of next month. The tournament takes place between 1-3 October at three of Scotland’s top courses – Castle Stuart, host venue of the 2012 AAM […]

Glengoyne golf event raises £20,000 for Help for Heroes

A fundraising tournament for the service charity Help for Heroes has been hailed as a great success by organisers, after twenty four teams from across the UK took part in the Glengoyne Auld Enemy Diamond Jubilee Golf Day. The Golf Day and Gala Dinner took place on Friday, 24 August at The Fairmount St Andrews […]

Bulleit to provide safe rides for Bourbon Festival attendees

As part of its commitment to responsible drinking, Bulleit Bourbon is to lay on free transport for those attending the Kentucky Bourbon Festival in Bardstown this week. This will be the tenth year the bourbon brand has run its Safe Rides Home programme for festival-goers, with five vans operating the service within the city limits. […]