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by ChloeLeighton
Mon Sep 10, 2012 3:34 pm
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: Whisky Luxe Edinburgh Event Review
Replies: 1
Views: 313941

Whisky Luxe Edinburgh Event Review

The inaugural Whisky Luxe Edinburgh took place on Friday 7th September at the Scotch Whisky Experience in the heart of the city. The evening, designed to be an exclusive celebration of the world of whisky, welcomed guests to walk the red carpet and sample fine food and exquisite Scotch whiskies. Ove...
by ChloeLeighton
Mon Sep 10, 2012 3:33 pm
Forum: Whisky Live
Topic: Whisky Luxe Edinburgh Event Review
Replies: 0
Views: 5755

Whisky Luxe Edinburgh Event Review

The inaugural Whisky Luxe Edinburgh took place on Friday 7th September at the Scotch Whisky Experience in the heart of the city. The evening, designed to be an exclusive celebration of the world of whisky, welcomed guests to walk the red carpet and sample fine food and exquisite Scotch whiskies. Ove...
by ChloeLeighton
Wed Jul 25, 2012 11:36 am
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: High spirits: line-up announced for top whisky event
Replies: 0
Views: 470889

High spirits: line-up announced for top whisky event

Whisky connoisseurs will sample drams costing more than £700 a bottle at Scotland's most exclusive tasting event, the organisers announced. Stars of Whisky Luxe in Edinburgh on 7 September are scheduled to feature Fettercairn 40 Years Old (which can cost around £730 a bottle), a special selection of...
by ChloeLeighton
Tue Jul 24, 2012 10:51 am
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: Rémy Cointreau and Bruichladdich Reach an Agreement
Replies: 0
Views: 437050

Rémy Cointreau and Bruichladdich Reach an Agreement

Remy Cointreau and Bruichladdich have announced that an agreement has been reached for Remy Cointreau to purchase the entire share capital of Bruichladdich Distillery Company Limited. Remy Cointreau UK Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Remy Cointreau Group has agreed to acquire Bruichladdich...
by ChloeLeighton
Tue Jun 26, 2012 1:07 pm
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: The Macallan to Unveil Exclusive New Range for the UK
Replies: 0
Views: 480594

The Macallan to Unveil Exclusive New Range for the UK

The Macallan is set to unveil its latest development on the brand with the introduction of an entirely new range, The 1824 Series, commencing in the UK market this Autumn. The move follows extensive work with distributors Maxxium UK, and other key market partners, to meet the growing demands for The...
by ChloeLeighton
Tue Jun 26, 2012 12:02 pm
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: Story from Awards Winning Film Becomes Reality
Replies: 0
Views: 472982

Story from Awards Winning Film Becomes Reality

The world's only known bottle of Malt Mill new-make spirit was unveiled for enthusiasts and whisky pilgrims at the Lagavulin distillery on Monday 25 June 2012. Thought to have disappeared forever, Malt Mill is the basis of the plot for the award-winning Ken Loach film, The Angels' Share. Charles Mac...
by ChloeLeighton
Fri Jun 22, 2012 11:13 am
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: Whisky Luxe Names Charitable Recipients
Replies: 0
Views: 462220

Whisky Luxe Names Charitable Recipients

Whisky Luxe, the ultimate luxury whisky tasting experience coming to Edinburgh in September has announced two charities that will benefit from the proceeds of coin sales at the show. The most exclusive whisky event ever to be held in Scotland will see connoisseurs paying up to £150 to sample some of...
by ChloeLeighton
Fri Jun 22, 2012 10:51 am
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: The Glenrothes Picks Four Americans To Make The 2012 Vintage
Replies: 0
Views: 445466

The Glenrothes Picks Four Americans To Make The 2012 Vintage

In between the rolling Mannoch Hills, the Rothes river, and barrels upon barrels of vintage whisky, four ordinary Americans made a little bit of dram history this month by sniffing, slurping, swirling, blending, extracting, and finally laying to rest The Glenrothes 2012 vintage. Jason Miller and Hea...
by ChloeLeighton
Tue Jun 19, 2012 1:39 pm
Forum: Whisky Live
Topic: World’s most expensive whiskies get the red carpet treatment
Replies: 0
Views: 6144

World’s most expensive whiskies get the red carpet treatment

The most exclusive whisky event ever to be held in Scotland will see connoisseurs paying up to £150 to sample some of the world's most revered and expensive drams. Only 350 tickets will be available for Whisky Luxe at the iconic Scotch Whisky Experience (pictured) near Edinburgh Castle on Friday 7 S...
by ChloeLeighton
Mon Jun 18, 2012 10:40 am
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: Glenglassaugh Distillery To Build On European Growth
Replies: 0
Views: 463649

Glenglassaugh Distillery To Build On European Growth

Glenglassaugh Distillery has appointed one of the malt whisky industry's rising stars to the newly-created post of European brand development manager. Susan Colville, who was crowned Young Brand Ambassador in the 2012 Icons of Whisky Awards and the first woman to be honoured with the title, is taske...
by ChloeLeighton
Wed Jun 06, 2012 3:04 pm
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: Diageo sets out £1billion Scotch Whisky Investment Plan
Replies: 1
Views: 520233

Diageo sets out £1billion Scotch Whisky Investment Plan

Diageo, the world's leading premium drinks business, has unveiled plans to invest over £1billion in Scotch whisky production over the next five years to meet growing global demand for its brands. A major new malt distillery will be built as part of the investment, alongside a programme of major expa...
by ChloeLeighton
Fri Jun 01, 2012 3:40 pm
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: New craft distillers' association launched
Replies: 1
Views: 543335

New craft distillers' association launched

Small and craft spirits producers are to get their own voice when a new Association is launched in September, reflecting the growing interest in boutique distilling in the United Kingdom. The British and International Distillers' Association (BIDA) will lobby on behalf of small boutique and craft di...
by ChloeLeighton
Thu May 31, 2012 11:30 am
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: Isle of Skye Whisky raises a glass to Ship Inn Cricket team
Replies: 0
Views: 546473

Isle of Skye Whisky raises a glass to Ship Inn Cricket team

Isle of Skye Blended Scotch Whisky has kicked off the summer cricket season in style by announcing its official sponsorship of The Ship Inn cricket team on Scotland's most famous pitch - Elie beach in Fife. Supported by Isle of Skye Whisky, The Ship Inn team's latest win of the season against the Gr...
by ChloeLeighton
Thu May 31, 2012 11:28 am
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: The Glenrothes Extends Fanbase with New UK Listings
Replies: 0
Views: 524530

The Glenrothes Extends Fanbase with New UK Listings

The Glenrothes Select Reserve single malt whisky, distributed by Maxxium UK, has bolstered its UK presence by securing a Multiple Grocer listing in Asda as well as being awarded a space in the Top Ten Malts within The Whisky Shop, the UK's largest whisky specialist retailer. These new opportunities ...
by ChloeLeighton
Mon May 28, 2012 5:43 pm
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: Whisky Live Dublin 2012 Event Review
Replies: 0
Views: 535833

Whisky Live Dublin 2012 Event Review

Whiskey & whisky lovers from Ireland, the UK, Europe and America gathered in the Round Room at the Mansion House in Dublin's city centre to experience the best of Irish whiskey, Scotch and other whiskies from around the globe. Organisers, Whisky Magazine, recorded an attendance uplift of approxi...
by ChloeLeighton
Thu May 10, 2012 2:13 pm
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: Arran's Special Edition Charity Whisky is a Sell-Out
Replies: 0
Views: 616453

Arran's Special Edition Charity Whisky is a Sell-Out

The award-winning Scotch whisky producer, Isle of Arran Distillers http://www.arranwhisky.com, has raised over £6,000 for charity through the sale of its limited edition single malt whisky, The Sleeping Warrior. Created especially to raise money for the National Trust for Scotland, the unique produc...
by ChloeLeighton
Thu May 10, 2012 1:48 pm
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: Tokyo International Bar Show & Whisky Live 2012
Replies: 0
Views: 615390

Tokyo International Bar Show & Whisky Live 2012

See the official show video from the Tokyo International Bar Show & Whisky Live, on May 5th 2012 here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VplDwZ_J ... ture=share
by ChloeLeighton
Wed May 09, 2012 3:39 pm
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: Glengoyne Auld Enemy Diamond Jubilee Golf Day
Replies: 0
Views: 616097

Glengoyne Auld Enemy Diamond Jubilee Golf Day

Glengoyne Highland Single Malt Whisky is encouraging people to tee off for England or Scotland in the Glengoyne Auld Enemy Diamond Jubilee Golf Day and Black Tie Gala Dinner on 24th August 2012, to help raise money for Help for Heroes. The Gala Dinner will be hosted by Andrew Cotter, the rising star...
by ChloeLeighton
Wed May 02, 2012 11:01 am
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: Spirit of Speyside Festival starts tomorrow
Replies: 2
Views: 644143

Spirit of Speyside Festival starts tomorrow

The Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival kicks off in stunning style tomorrow (Thursday, 3rd May) smashing previous records with ticket sales already exceeding those of last year's end-of-event total. The five-day 'dramfest' is defying the national double-dip, as well as depressions in the global econ...
by ChloeLeighton
Tue May 01, 2012 4:21 pm
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: Glen Kirk Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Replies: 0
Views: 647534

Glen Kirk Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky

Charles Hamilton Ltd has launched a new single malt whisky range. Three editions of Glen Kirk have been released: a standard aged version, an eight years old and the twelve years old completes the series. The packaging is distinctive with each age styled in its own striking colour enhanced with a ri...
by ChloeLeighton
Tue May 01, 2012 9:31 am
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: Swedish whisky at national retail chain in the UK
Replies: 0
Views: 641531

Swedish whisky at national retail chain in the UK

UK retail chain The Whisky Shop, with outlets from Brighton in the south to Inverness in the north, has bought and is marketing Mackmyra's whisky. The Whisky Shop is the UK's biggest retail chain specialising in whisky. It now has national coverage as well as online sales. "Our whisky has been in t...
by ChloeLeighton
Mon Apr 23, 2012 10:06 am
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: Whisky Magazine awarded Best Whisky Information Source 2012
Replies: 0
Views: 655977

Whisky Magazine awarded Best Whisky Information Source 2012

Whisky Magazine has been named a winner in ForWhiskeyLovers' 2012 Drammie Awards. The Drammie Awards mission is to put the power of "recognition" in the hands of the whiskey consumer, and in their 2012 awards, voted by consumers, Whisky Magazine has won the 2012 Drammie Award - Best Whisky Informati...
by ChloeLeighton
Fri Apr 20, 2012 5:06 pm
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: Whisky Luxe Launches in Edinburgh
Replies: 0
Views: 669079

Whisky Luxe Launches in Edinburgh

Today announces the launch of a new UK whisky tasting show - Whisky Luxe Edinburgh 2012. Whisky Luxe has been featured in the most iconic venues around the world and for the first time it will be brought home to Scotland on Friday 7th September. The Scotch Whisky Experience, in the shadow of Edinbur...
by ChloeLeighton
Wed Apr 04, 2012 2:34 pm
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: Whisky training scheme gets government support
Replies: 0
Views: 695387

Whisky training scheme gets government support

A ground-breaking Michelin-style scheme for pubs and hotels - based on their staff's knowledge of whisky - has been approved by ILA Scotland, the Scottish Government scheme that helps pay towards the cost of training. The Whisky Ambassador Programme, the UK's only BIIAB accredited whisky training sc...
by ChloeLeighton
Thu Mar 15, 2012 12:06 pm
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: Snow Patrol to Headline 'Bushmills Live'
Replies: 0
Views: 739306

Snow Patrol to Headline 'Bushmills Live'

Bushmills Irish Whiskey has announced Snow Patrol as the first of a number of artists who will perform at 'Bushmills Live' - the handcrafted whiskey and music festival taking place at the Old Bushmills Distillery on the north coast of Ireland on 20th and 21st June 2012. Snow Patrol, who are from Nor...
by ChloeLeighton
Thu Mar 08, 2012 4:45 pm
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: Bloody Scotland’s Glengoyne Short Story Writing Competition
Replies: 0
Views: 759459

Bloody Scotland’s Glengoyne Short Story Writing Competition

125 years since Sherlock Holmes emerged from the imagination of Edinburgh's Arthur Conan Doyle, best selling Scottish crime author Alex Gray, will officially launch the search for the latest undiscovered talent in crime fiction: The Glengoyne Short Story Writing Competition. A crime scene in Alex Gr...
by ChloeLeighton
Thu Mar 08, 2012 11:12 am
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: Bushmills to Host Music Festival in a Distillery
Replies: 1
Views: 739867

Bushmills to Host Music Festival in a Distillery

The Old Bushmills Distillery, where handcrafted Irish whiskey has been made for centuries, is to host a landmark whiskey and music festival - 'Bushmills Live'. The two-day festival will take place on 20th and 21st June 2012 and will be the first ever staged in an Irish whiskey distillery. Some of th...
by ChloeLeighton
Tue Mar 06, 2012 6:26 pm
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: The Bushmills Distillery Introduces Bushmills® Irish Honey
Replies: 0
Views: 722093

The Bushmills Distillery Introduces Bushmills® Irish Honey

New Variant Made With Bushmills® Original Whiskey And A Touch of Real Irish Honey The makers of Bushmills® Irish Whiskey, one of the oldest names in spirits with hundreds of years of distilling tradition behind it, are proud to announce the launch of Bushmills® Irish Honey. This new, original blend...
by ChloeLeighton
Fri Feb 24, 2012 3:42 pm
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: Whiski Rooms becomes Ardbeg Embassy
Replies: 1
Views: 733937

Whiski Rooms becomes Ardbeg Embassy

An Edinburgh venue has become the first in the UK to be declared an on-trade Ardbeg Embassy for one of the world's most prestigious whisky brands. The Whiski Rooms, in North Bank Street, has received the accolade from Islay distiller Ardbeg. As well as selling the distillery's finest malts amongst i...
by ChloeLeighton
Tue Feb 21, 2012 11:55 am
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: Kilchoman Launches Machir Bay
Replies: 0
Views: 738714

Kilchoman Launches Machir Bay

Kilchoman is delighted to announce the release of Machir Bay, the first general release from the distillery. It will be available throughout 2012 and is a vatting of 3, 4 and 5 year old, matured in fresh bourbon barrels and finished in oloroso sherry butts for 8 weeks. Anthony Wills, Managing Direct...
by ChloeLeighton
Mon Feb 20, 2012 11:11 am
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: New Distilled Spirits Epicenter Plans
Replies: 0
Views: 722009

New Distilled Spirits Epicenter Plans

New Distilled Spirits Epicenter Plans April Opening in Downtown Louisville, Ky. Grease Monkey Distillery, Moonshine University and Challenge Bottling Make it Possible for Anyone to Create Custom Spirits Building on Kentucky’s rich distilling history, the Distilled Spirits Epicenter will open in Apr...
by ChloeLeighton
Tue Feb 14, 2012 12:51 pm
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: ARRAN WHISKY LAUNCHES NEW LIMITED EDITION BOTTLES
Replies: 1
Views: 718577

ARRAN WHISKY LAUNCHES NEW LIMITED EDITION BOTTLES

Award-winning Scotch whisky producer Isle of Arran Distillers have launched a limited edition of 6,000 bottles; The Eagle. The bottling will be released in the UK and worldwide in March. The single malt Scotch whisky was drawn from a combination of 14 Ex-Bourbon Barrels and 7 Ex-Sherry Hogsheads car...
by ChloeLeighton
Mon Feb 13, 2012 10:56 am
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: Aberfeldy Festival
Replies: 0
Views: 716493

Aberfeldy Festival

A roundup of the Aberfeldy Festival can be found here from Dewar's Whisky:

http://www.youtube.com/dewarswhisky
by ChloeLeighton
Thu Feb 09, 2012 10:49 am
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: World’s Largest Collection of Vintage Liquors To Be Sold
Replies: 0
Views: 684831

World’s Largest Collection of Vintage Liquors To Be Sold

The Netherlands national Bay van der Bunt has claimed the title of owning the “world’s largest collection of old liquors”. Sadly, however, he’s willing to relinquish the title for the price $8 million (US). The historic collection holds over 5,000 bottled liquors to include 250 years old cognac, whi...
by ChloeLeighton
Thu Feb 09, 2012 10:45 am
Forum: Whisky News
Topic: GLENFIDDICH 21 YEAR OLD IS RELAUNCHED IN NEW PACKAGING
Replies: 0
Views: 684892

GLENFIDDICH 21 YEAR OLD IS RELAUNCHED IN NEW PACKAGING

Glenfiddich, the world’s most awarded single malt Scotch whisky, has unveiled stunning new packaging for its 21 Year Old Gran Reserva. Glenfiddich 21 Year Old now features the sub-branding, ‘Gran Reserva’ which alludes to the single malt Scotch whisky’s exceptional quality. The new presentation’s de...

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