The Macallan 1926 60-Year-Old Malt: Achieves a World Auction Record for a bottle of whisky

On 29 November 2018, The Macallan 1926 60-Year-Old presented in a unique bottle painted by the Irish artist Michael Dillon (estimate on request) sold for £1,200,000 / $1,528,800 / €1,352,400 in Christie’s Finest & Rarest Wines & Spirits auction in London, achieving a world auction record for a bottle of whisky. In 1926 John Logie […]

The Macallan 65YO Limited Edition in Lalique

The Macallan and Lalique are delighted to present the sixth and final masterpiece from their prestigious The Macallan in Lalique Six Pillars Collection, distributed by Maxxium UK. The ‘Peerless Spirit’ decanter represents the concluding chapter in the story of The Macallan’s foundation stones, the elements that define the character of this extraordinary single malt. The final decanter […]

Macallan Annie Leibowitz edition on show at London design show

The Macallan has been showing off the latest of its Masters of Photography series at this year’s designjunction, a design and branding show at London’s Sorting Office. The Macallan Masters of Photography series: Annie Leibowitz edition, which features pictures of Trainspotting and Grey’s Anatomy star Keving McKidd, was the star of the Macallan’s Masterclass which […]

The Macallan unveil “Gold”, first in line of no age statement whisky

In a long-heralded move, The Macallan this week released their new Macallan Gold, the first in their new range of no age statement single malt whiskies, The Macallan 1824 Series. The Macallan announced some months ago their plans to replace entry level malts, such as their ten year olds, with no age statement bottlings. The […]

Macallan’s African distributors appoint brand ambassador

FIX Wines & Spirits, who distribute Macallan in Africa and the Middle East, have appointed a dedicated brand ambassador for the single malt brand. The new brand ambassador is Patsy Christie, who has 16 years of experience in the hospitality industry in bartending and mixology training in both the UK and Canada. Igor Boyadjian, FIX […]

Line-up of top drams for Edinburgh announced

The line up of whiskies which will be available at Whisky Luxe in Edinburgh in September has been announced, and contains samples which retail for more than £700 a bottle. Featured on the line-up are Fettercairn 40 Years Old (£730 a bottle), a special selection of rare or limited editions of Jura bottlings (up to […]

Rising sales bring 38% profit growth to The Macallan

The Macallan distillery has seen its profits rise by 38% in the year to the end of March. The Macallan Distillers, which is wholly owned by Edrington, posted a pre-tax profit of £87.5 million, reports The Herald newspaper. According to the directors’ report in their annual accounts, the profit was down to “excellent brand growth […]

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 […]

The Macallan enters the Guinness Book of Records

The Macallan have officially been awarded the title of the ‘most expensive whisky sold at auction’ by The Guinness Book of Records. The Macallan’s 64 Year Old in Lalique, Cire Perdue sold at auction for $460,000 (£291,125) at an auction in Sotheby’s, New York in November 2010 following a 12-city “tour du monde” of the […]

The Macallan 1824 Series to launch this year

Speyside singel malt, The Macallan, is to introduce a new range this year, launching it in the UK in the autumn. The 1824 Series, as the new range will be known has been brought to market following “extensive work with distributors Maxxium UK, and other key market partners, to meet the growing demands for The […]

The Macallan launch photography competition

The Macallan have launched a photgraphy competition to mark the third release in their Masters of Photography series, the Annie Leibowitz Edition. The photo competition is running under the them “The Last Word” and photography buffs are being urged to upload portratis they have taken along with one word – ‘The Last Word’ – which […]