1953 Glenfarclas to Commemorate the Queen’s Coronation

Speciality Drinks Ltd will launch their latest bottling today. A very special crystal decanter filled with a single cask 1953 vintage Glenfarclas Single Malt Whisky, to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II. Queen Elizabeth II ascended the throne upon the death of her father, King George VI, on 6th February […]

Glenfarclas looking for production manager/ess

J&G Grant are currently advertising for a new production manager/ess for their Glenfarclas Distillery in Banffshire. Based at the Speyside distillery, J & G Grant are an independent, family owned company producing the award-winning Glenfarclas Single Malt Scotch Whisky. The successful applicant will take responsibility for all practical aspects of whisky production and warehousing as […]

Glenfarclas’ man in Spain picks up International Brand Ambassador title

Glenfarclas have revelaed that Jordi Monroig, their brand manager in Spain, has been been voted top in the Whisky Category at the International Brand Ambassador Awards 2012. Jordi works for Primeras Marcas, Glenfarclas’ Spanish Distributor, and picked up his prize at a Whisky Masterclass in Madrid as part of the competition. The competition is in […]

Glenfarclas add 20 year old ‘105’ malt

Glenfarclas have released a limited edition expression of their 105 cask strength single malt, the first ever commercially available cask strength malt whisky. The 20 Year Old Glenfarclas 105 is the second time the distillers have released an older 105, having previously produced a 40 year old expression, and is bottled at 60% abv, with […]

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, […]

Glenfarclas launches Korea sales campaign

Highland single malt Glenfarclas is trying to expand its overseas sales with a push in the Korean market. South Korea is number seven in whisky’s top ten of markets and Glenfarclas hope to tempt more Korean drinkers to switch to their dram, reports the Korea Times. The whisky makers have released six regular expressions – […]

Scotland’s weather too good for whisky makers?

A combination of a mild winter, dry early spring in parts of Scotland has seen some Scotch whisky makers having to cut back on production. The shortage of water in the Speyside region is the worst in over a century-and-a-half, reports thedrinksbusiness.com. The sales director at Glenfarclas, George Grant, told them: “February and March were […]

Whiski Rooms tastings for April and May

In addition to hosting Dalmore’s Richard Paterson next month, Edinburgh’s Whiski Rooms has announced details of three more distillery tastings. On Thursday 12 April, Paul Goodwin will take patrons through a selection of Scotland’s only triple distilled whisky – Auchentoshan. Among the whiskies on the night Paul will be opening a bottle of their highly-sought […]

Take a cruise and enjoy Glenfarclas and Old Pulteney with Viking Line

Scandinavian cruise specialists Viking Line are hosting a Cinderella Whisky Cruise in March, which will showcase malts from Glenfarcas and Old Pulteney. The twenty-two hour cruise from Stockholm features a Grand Whisky Dinner, prepared under the supervision of award winning chefs Graham Harvey and Sheila McConachie, from the Cragganmill Restaurant in Grantown-on-Spey. The dinner is […]

Glenfarclas 43-year-old on the cards

Speyside distillers Glenfarclas are reported to be releasing a new 43-year-old expression in the near future. Spiritsbusiness.com reports that the new malt will be a change of direction for the independent distillery, in that it will be their first expression aged in something other than sherry casks. The new whisky has spent a “short spell” […]

The Whisky Wire reveal the ’12 Drams of Christmas’

Since the beginning of December, whisky blog TheWhiskyWire.com has been running a public vote to select whisky-lovers’ favourite twelve drams for the festive season. Over on their site they have revealed the results, as chosen by the general public – or at least the “whisky-blog-reading” public. The number one spot went to Glenlivet’s 18 year […]