The Glenlivet explores new frontier with launch of Cognac finish

The Glenlivet is set to re-assert its credentials as the definitive Single Malt Scotch whisky with the release of a contemporary new expression, Captain’s Reserve, a Single Malt selectively finished in high-quality Cognac casks. The launch is set to push the boundaries of modern Scotch through its distinctive cask combination. Captain’s Reserve is the result of […]

Gordon & MacPhail release second batch of Glenlivet 70 Years Old

Independent bottlers Gordon & MacPhail have released the second, and final, batch of their Glenlivet 70 Years Old single malt Scotch whisky. The pinnacle of their Generations range, the Glenlivet 70 was originally launched in March of this year at Edinburgh Castle, with all 100 decanters selling out quickly to customers around the globe. The […]

Glenlivet Guardians picks up Gold at ISC

The Glenlivet is celebrating a Gold Medal from this year’s International Spirits Challenge for their Glenlivet Guardians Limited Edition. The single malt represented the letter G in their A to Z of special releases and was exclusively available to members of The Glenlivet Guardians, the distiller’s online fan community. The single cask used to produce […]

Loch Fyne Whiskies carrying Chivas Brothers’ cask strength bottlings

Whisky specialist Loch Fyne Whiskies have announced that they have managed to source a small range of cask strength bottlings from Chivas Brothers’ stable of single malt distilleries. The whiskies are available in 50 cl bottles and are usually only available from the distilleries’ visitor centres. The range includes a 14 year old Glenburgie 1997 […]

Pernod Ricard considering new build distillery

The boss at Chivas Brothers has given the clearest indication yet that the French-owned company is considering buildign a new distillery to meet global demand. The Paisley-based firm, a subsidiary of Pernod Ricard, produce Chivas Regal and The Glenlivet single malt among their portfolio of whiskies and premium gin. As part of a £40m invetment […]

The Glenlivet’s Guardians’ bottling available to order

The Glenlivet have announced the release of their long awaited Guardians Single Cask Limited Edition, for sale exclusively to their Glenlivet Guardians customer relationship programme. The cask to produce The Glenlivet Guardians was handpicked by five lucky members last year and has now been bottled and is available to order, only through The Whisky Exchange. […]

Glenlivet celebrates two out of three at Spirit Of Speyside Awards

Chivas Brothers’ Glenlivet is celebrating picking up two out of the three top awards at this year’s Spirit of Speyside Whisky Awards. The awards, which were presented at this year’s festival opening dinner at The Macallan, celebrate the best commercially available Speyside malts in three categories – 12 Years Old and Under, 13 to 20 […]

Glenlivet tops US Harris poll

Glenlivet has come out tops in the United States over its big rival Glenfiddich, according to the latest brand research from top market research company Harris. In the 2012 Harris Poll EquiTrend (EQ) study of beverages, Glenlivet topped the Scotch Whiskey (sic) Brand of the Year category, ahead of Glenfiddich and Chivas Regal. Strangely, the […]

Midsummer bike ride on the Whisky Trail

The Speyside Whisky Trail is going to be the backdrop to a new sportive, or mass meet, in the world of road cycling this summer. On June 24, hundreds of cyclists will set out from Elgin on a journey that will take them past many of the region’s famous distilleries, including Glenfiddich, Glenlivet and The […]

The Glenlivet goes from ‘G’ to ‘L’ in single cask range

Chivas Brothers have announced the latest bottlings in the Single Cask Editions range from their flagship malt whisky, The Glenlivet. Launched in 2005, The Glenlivet Single Cask Editions range is a series of expressions named in alphabetical order, including so far: The Glenlivet Atlantic, Blairfindy, Cairn Daimh, Drumin, Eclipse and Faemussach. The new additions to […]

Glenlivet offering tickets for Spirit of Speyside Festival

As part of its Glenlivet Guardians online fan club, Glenlivet Distillery is giving one lucky whisky drinker the chance to enjoy the Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival at their expense. The prize includes two tickets for a distillery tour led by Brand Ambassador, Ian Logan, and The Glenlivet Legacy Master Class given by Master Distiller, […]

The Whisky Exchange release details of Burns Night at Vinopolis

The Whisky Exchange have revealed details for their Burns Night extravaganza for 2012 at London’s Vinopolis. TWE and Vinopolis have roped in Simon Roser and Franchi Ferla from Simply Whisky to bring their own brand of tongue-in-cheek entertainment to this year’s event, complete with pipers, drummers, live music and a few extra surprises. Guests will […]