Work officially begins on new Macallan distillery

Bill Robertson, Ian Curle and Graham Stirk at The Macallan distillery

Edrington has marked the official start of works on its iconic new distillery and visitor centre for The Macallan. The Macallan is one of the core brands of Edrington, one of Scotland’s premier producers and distributors of global spirits brands. Edrington Chief Executive, Ian Curle was joined on site at The Macallan estate in Speyside …

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Glenfiddich The Original

Glenfiddich The Original, a unique taste of single malt history. Glenfiddich The Original is a unique limited edition expression which was inspired by the Glenfiddich 1963 Straight Malt, the first ever single malt to be actively marketed internationally, effectively establishing the entire single malt category we know today. Glenfiddich The Original is a reproduction of …

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Kingsbarns Distillery and Visitor Centre officially opens its doors!!

Kingsbarns Distillery

The Kingsbarns Distillery and Visitor Centre officially opened its doors to the public on Monday December 1st. Located in The East Neuk of Fife and overlooking the world-renowned Kingsbarns Championship Golf Course, the arrival of this single malt distillery to the area officially marries together two of Scotland’s finest exports, golf and whisky and is …

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10 Culinary Delights Proving Tasmania Is A Foodie’s Haven

Sullivans Cove

Note: Three of them will get you drunk http://www.buzzfeed.com/jessematheson/10-culinary-delights-which-prove-tasmania-is-a-foo-14ye1

Ex-Bruichladdich CEO Reynier speaks out over new Irish whiskey venture

Bruichladdich 10yo

Former Bruichladdich head Mark Reynier has said he will apply the lessons he learned reviving the Islay distillery to his new Irish whiskey project. Reynier’s company, Renegade Spirits, today announced it has bought Diageo’s former Guinness site in Waterford, Ireland and plans to turn it into a distillery. It marks Reynier’s return to spirits after …

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Firms unveil whisky-flavoured tweed fabric

Whisky Fabric

IT really is a dram fine tweed. For two of Scotland’s iconic brands – Johnnie Walker Black Label and Harris Tweed Hebrides – have collaborated to create a “fabric of flavour”, with the aroma of whisky ingredients able to withstand dry cleaning infused in the cloth. The tweed, which will be launched in Berlin tonight, …

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Pappy Van Winkle – a history

Pappy Van Winkle

Skipping the Derby that day, instead walking the Stitzel Weller property , the man who built the distillery and ran it until the year before he died in 1965, Julian Van winkle, Sr., already known to everybody as “Pappy.” The fog of history is thick on a property in Shively. The property was once the …

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Glenmorangie Dornoch arrives in travel retail

Glenmorangie Dornoch

The Glenmorangie single malt whisky expression Glenmorangie Dornoch is to be available as a worldwide exclusive to World Duty Free Group (WDFG) from November 26 for a two month period, before being released to the wider travel retail sector. Glenmorangie is Gaelic for ‘the glen of tranquility’ and the Dornoch expression was inspired by the …

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Royal Salute 21 Year Old Unveils Prestigious New Packaging

Royal Salute 21 Year Old

Royal Salute has unveiled a contemporary new look for its 21 Year Old expression reinforcing its position as a modern, luxury product of hand crafted quality. Royal Salute proudly seeks out the finest materials to craft its blend – from perfectly matured single malt whiskies to the porcelain flagons in which it is presented. Robust, …

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Inver House releases anCnoc 18YO single malt

anCnoc 18yo

An 18 year old expression of anCnoc Highland single malt Scotch whisky has been released by Inver House’s Knockdhu Distillery. An initial 6,000 bottles will be available globally. Matured in hand selected Spanish oak ex-sherry casks and American oak ex-bourbon casks, each 70cl bottle will have an RRP of £70 and an ABV of 46%. …

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