Sip and sail in Seattle with Bowmore

Drinks website is offering whisky drinkers in Seattle the chance to join them and Islay malt Bowmore in their latest cruise this weekend. Guests will cruise Lake Union and Lake Washington aboard the 77-foot yacht Champagne Lady while enjoying Bowmore’s 12-year-old and Legend whiskies. After docking it’s round to the Rob Roy cocktail lounge […]

Bowmore produces “taste map” of Islay

Bowmore are releasing, in association with whisky writer Martine Nouet, their Islay Taste Map, which they describe as “the ideal guide to the complex and very varied characters of Islay’s eight magical distilleries”. Intended to support the Islay category as a whole, the map is intended as an educational tool for both the on- and […]

Bowmore brings taste of Islay to Reading

Bowmore Islay single malt will be hosting a whisky tasting in Reading next Thursday (20 October). The company will be returning to the Malmaison on Station Road for An Evening on Islay with malt whisky and matched food. Bowmore’s chief executive, Peter Noorkoiv, hosted a similar event last year, reports the Reading Chronicle. On tasting […]

Bowmore to host photo workshops in Whisky Shops nationwide

Bowmore has announced it is collaborating with renowned landscape photographer Colin Prior to host a series of complimentary Bowmore ‘Great Outdoors’ Photography Workshops. Hosted in conjunction with whisky specialists, The Whisky Shop, the workshops will coincide with the launch of the National Geographic UK 2011 International Photography Contest (IPC), which Bowmore is sponsoring for the […]

Drambusters Whisky Festival in Dumfries, 26 November

Dumfries & Galloway wine and spirits merchant, T. B. Watson Ltd. are holding their Drambusters Whisky Festival in Dumfries on Saturday 26 November. Over 20 exhibitors of malt whiskies and other spirits have signed up – including Springbank, Glen Garioch, Kilkerran, Tomatin, Bunnahabhain, Glenmorangie, Bowmore, Kilchoman, Glenfiddich and Laphroaig – so there will be plenty […]

Disabled teams meet the 2011 Bowmore Ben Nevis Challenge

Eight teams of disabled and non-disabled people yesterday set off on August 20, on what is the ultimate challenge; conquering the UK’s highest peak Ben Nevis. Sponsored by Bowmore, the first Islay Single Malt Whisky, the Bowmore Ben Nevis Challenge is the culmination of months of training and preparation for the teams. Guided by ex-SAS […]

Bowmore Hotel changes hands

An Islay hotel, with an impressive malt whisky collection, has been bought for an undisclosed sum by a mainland businessman. Angus Mackinnon, described as having “connections to the island” by Scotland’s Herald newspaper, has purchased the Lochside Hotel in Bowmore for an undisclosed sum. The hotel’s collection of more than 270 whiskies – including many […]

Whisky editor hosts Bowmore tasting in Glasgow

Rob Allanson, the editor of Whisky Magazine, will be hosting a charity whisky tasting in association with Bowmore in Glasgow on July 15. All monies raised will got to the Bowmore Ben Nevis Challenge, reports The Scotsman’s whisky blog. Through the Challenge, Bowmore assists Capability Scotland in letting disabled people climb and enjoy Scotland’s tallest […]

Islay’s Festival of Malt and Music

A total of eleven whisky distilleries on Islay are joining into the spirit of Feis Ile, Islay’s Festival of Malt and Music which is currently taking place and runs until Sunday (29th May). The distilleries participating in the celebrations are: Lagavulin Bruichladdich Port Ellen Maltings Caol Ila Laphroaig Bowmore Islay Ales Isle of Jura Kilchoman […]