The Whisky Show Whisky Dinner tomorrow night

There are still a few tickets available for the Whisky Exchange Whisky Show’s prelude dinner tomorrow night in London. The Whisky Dinner at the Bombay Brasserie boasts a delicious range of food and drink and promises to take diners through a culinary journey which will surprise and awaken the senses, according to their press release. […]

World Whisky Day to return next year

Following a massively successful inaugural event this year, organisers of World Whisky Day have announced that the celebration will return again next year. World Whisky Day 2013 will take place on 19 May, as part of Scottish Food and Drink Fortnight, and is being supported by the Scottish Government, VisitScotland, Scotland Food & Drink and […]

Compass Box launch latest Flaming Heart

John Glaser, the whisky maker at Compass Box, will be personally launching the latest edition of his Flaming Heart Blended Malt next Thursday (13 September) at The Whisky Exchange in London’s Vinopolis. John produces Flaming Heart every few years, once he has found what he considers the right combination of aged whiskies. The latest edition, […]

Moray MP toasts whisky’s bright future

Angus Robertson, the MP for Moray, has celebrated what he called the “incredibly bright” future for Scotland’s whisky industry following the decision by Diageo to invest heavily in the area. The drinks giant has announced expansion to Glendullan and Inchgower in Speyside, with both sites also being among the three under consideration for a brand […]

Stirling whisky festival to return next year

The Spirit of Stirling Whisky Festival is to return in 2013 after a successful inaugural run this year. Organisers Cameron McCann and Iain McMenemy have already booked the city”s Albert Halls for next May. McCann told the local newspaper, the Stirling Observer: “We are delighted to be able to bring the festival back to Stirling […]

The Whisky Lounge bottles special whisky to celebrate York’s 800 years

Whisky events specialists, The Whisky Lounge, is to bottle up a whisky to celebrate the 800th year of their home town. The York-based company will be producing the whisky as part of the city’s commemoration of 800 years since they were awarded a Royal Charter by King John in 1212. The York 800 Whisky is […]

Special offers on tickets for Pittsburgh Whiskey Festival

Organisers of the sixth annual Pittsburgh Whiskey and Fine Spirits Festival are hoping to boost early sales of tickets with two separate special offers. From Monday (3 September) they will be running a limited time two-for-one offer on tickets ordered through their website at http://pittsburghwhiskeyfestival.com/, but prior to this the festival will be running a […]

Scotland take on Japan at The Whisky Show

Details in of another of the masterclasses at The Whisky Exchange’s London Whisky Show in October, with whisky writer Dave Broom taking patrons on an expedition from Scotland to Japan. Dave will be talking afficionados through the history of whisky distilling in Japan and how the malts produced there have evolved over the last 90 […]

The Whisky Lounge host bourbon night in Leeds

Whisky events specialists The Whisky Lounge has laid on something special for bourbon fans, or those with a hankering to try America’s native spirit, with their Bluffers Guide to Bourbon. Held at the new 51% Bourbon Lounge in Leeds, they hope to extol the virtues of this often misunderstood and incredible drink by working their […]

50 Year Dalmore is star attraction at Bonhams

Bonhams in Edinburgh is hosting a sale of rare whiskies next Wednesday as part of their regular Scottish Sale. According to their press release, the star attraction at the auction house is going to be a bottle of The Dalmore 50-year-old, produced in 1926. They describe it as having “the complex aroma of old English […]

Tickets now on sale for Drambusters Whisky Festival

Dumfries-based T.B. Watson have released tickets for their second whisky festival in Dumfries in November of this year. Taking place on Saturday 24 November, the festival runs from 12 noon till 4.30pm at Easterbrook House in the town. Two masterclasses have been organised with Bruichladdich and either Tomintoul or McKillop’s Choice making an appearance. Tickets […]

Duncan Taylor at Huntly food and farming festival

For those of you in Grampian, you will have a chance to try some of Duncan Taylor’s range of Scotch whiskies at this year’s Huntly Hairst. The Huntly Hairst is a festival of food and farming that takes place in the Grampian town at the beginning of September and celebrates local food and food producers. […]