Gemma Paterson appointed new Global Ambassador of ‘The Balvenie’

The Isle of Lewis native spent the last two years as The Balvenie Ambassador for East Coast USA Gemma will take over the reins from previous Global Ambassador Sam Simmons. After graduating from the University of Glasgow in 2011 with a degree in Russian Language and Slavonic Studies, Gemma spent time at The Balvenie distillery, […]

Whisky Tasting webcast this Thursday

This Thursday night a select group of “whisky celebs” will be gathering for a live tasting broadcast via the internet. The Distillery Tasting will feature malts from Glenfiddich, The Balvenie and Sainsbury’s that are available in Sainsbury’s stores. Both Glenfiddich’s Brand Ambassador Jamie Milne and Balvenie’s Global Ambassador Sam Simmons (Dr Whisky) will be joining […]

TWE Vinopolis hosts Balvenie Whisky Academy tasting

The Whisky Exchange are holding a tasting of all things Balvenie on Monday 11 July at TWE Vinopolis in London. Balvenie’s Andrew Forrester and Sam Simmons, aka blogger Dr. Whisky, will host an “evening of malted merriment, purely in the name of education”. On tasting will be some select gems from The Balvenie range and […]

The Balvenie opens ‘The Whisky Den’

The Balvenie single malt Scotch whisky has opened ‘The Whisky Den’ in London, a temporary venue and interactive attraction in Tavistock Street, Covent Garden, London. Guests are able to follow the whisky process through a number of rooms, with each space reflecting the characteristics of the Balvenie expressions available. Brand ambassador Andrew Forrester said: “The […]

New gift whisky ideas for Father’s Day

First Drinks has announced the launch of new products designed for the forthcoming Father’s Day gifting sales period.  A spokesperson confirmed that a number of the company’s portfolio of whisky brands which include Glenfiddich, The Balvenie, Grant’s, Monkey Shoulder and Tullamore Dew whiskey, will be offering special gift ideas across the off-trade in the run […]