Highland Park’s Midsummer Party – The Best Way To Spend £15!

Highland Park is taking over London’s Dalston Roof Park for two evenings to celebrate Midsummer Solstice. A hugely significant time of year at the whisky’s home on Orkney and an important celebration in Nordic history and culture, Midsummer Solstice is traditionally celebrated with good friends, bonfires, music and dance. [php echo “test”; /php] The narrative of […]

McTear’s whisky auction next Wednesday

McTear’s in Glasgow will be holding their next auction of rare and collectable whiskies, wine and spirits next Wednesday (15 August) from 10.30am. Interested patrons can view the lots at McTear’s auction house between 1 and 4.30pm tomorrow (Sunday) as well as all day on Monday and Tuesday. Highlights among the 500 lots include an […]

Highland Park Thor and 50YO pick up seven separate awards

Highland Park, the most northerly of all Scotch whisky distilleries, is celebrating after two of their most exclusive whiskies collected seven top awards between them The Highalnd Park Thor, the first of their Valhalla Collection, has been awarded the first ever Spirit Design Masters Award ar The Spirits Business Awards 2012, as well as Gold […]

Highland Park to create “living tapestry”

More details have come in about Highland Park’s plan to create a mosaic featuring their worldwide army of fans at their Orkney distillery. According to their press release, the “living tapestry” they are seeking to make will feature the faces of Highland Park fans crafted into an image capturing “one of Orkney’s most striking and […]

Fancy your face on the wall of Highland Park?

Highland Park are giving whisky drinkers the chance to appear in a massive mural planned for the walls of their island home. Fans of the Orkney whisky are being invited to upload a picture of their face when they join the Inner Circle, Highland Park’s fan mailing list. The pictures uploaded from Highland park lovers […]

Edrington sees profits rise

The maker of Scotland’s top-selling whisky is toasting 5.2% growth in profits to £148.8 million. Edrington, who produce The Famous Grouse, as well as The Macallan and Highland Park malts, increased their turnover by only 0.5% in the same period – with sales growth in premium brands boosting the profitability of the group. Like its […]

Highland Park announce 50 chefs signing up to the Slow Food UK Chef Alliance

To kick off Slow Food UK Week (18 – 24 June) in style, following on from the successful launch of the Slow Food UK Chef Alliance in partnership with Highland Park, the award winning single malt whisky has announced that over 50 of the UK’s top chefs have signed up to the Alliance. The calibre […]

Malt whisky tasting on Friday at Good Spirits Co, Glasgow

The good folk at the Good Spirits Co in Glasgow are hosting a tasting of malt whiskies in their Bath Street store this Friday from the Scottish Liqueur Centre. As well as producing Columba Cream and other whisky-based liqueurs, the Scottish Liqueur Centre is also an independent bottler of non chill-filtered, single-cask whiskies. On tasting […]

Highland Park and Isle Of Jura added to Glenkeir Treasures range

The Whisky Shop (www.whiskyshop.com) has added two new limited releases to their Glenkeir Treasure range. The two new bottlings are an 18-year-old Highland Park and 21-year-old Isle of Jura. The Highland Park 1994 18 year old, Glenkeir Treasure Selection is £54.00 (inc. VAT) for a 50cl bottle and available at www.whiskyshop.com/. The Isle of Jura […]

Change at the top for Edrington distilleries

The Edrington Group has announced new managers for its Highland Park and Macallan distilleries. Russell Anderson is to take over as Distillery Manager at The Macallan in Speyside after 15 years as the head of Highland Park in Orkney. His role at Highland Park is to be filled by Graham Manson, a former engineering manager […]

Highland Park sponsors award at The World’s 50 Best Restaurants

As part of its tie-up with Slow Food UK, Highland Park is sponsoring a new award at The World’s 50 Best Restaurants at London’s Guildhall on 30 April. According to distributors Maxiuum, Highland Park’s new award, for Slow Food Restaurant of the Year, will go to the restaurant within the World’s 50 Best that creates […]