First Highland Whisky Festival announced

Eight Highland whisky producers have teamed up with VisitScotland to create the first Highland Whisky Festival, a ‘celebration of the region’s finest distilleries’ set to run from 12-20 May 2019. Each of the distilleries involved –  Balblair, Clynelish, Glenmorangie, Pulteney, Dalmore, Glen Ord, Tomatin and Wolfburn – will host an open day during the festival’s... Continue Reading →

Has the Era of Instant Whisky Arrived?

In an industrial section of Los Angeles, a fantasy jungle grows inside a warehouse. Populated by animatronic topiary dinosaurs, talking plastic parrots, and an autonomous AI personality named Tessa, this steampunk theme park houses Lost Spirits Distillery. Here, ideas about whisky—and whisky itself—are deliberately challenged, broken apart, and remade. Lost Spirits founder Bryan Davis ushers... Continue Reading →

Teeling Whiskey strikes gold

Teeling Whiskey continues to build on its reputation as the leading progressive Irish whiskey producer by winning 15 medals in international spirits competitions over the last few weeks. This brings to 175, the number of awards won by Teeling Whiskey over the last five years. At the annual 2018 Irish Whiskey Masters, held in London... Continue Reading →

Market for rare Scotch skyrockets

The market for rare bottled Scotch skyrocketed at whisky auctions in the first 6 months of 2018, according to whisky brokerage company Rare Whisky 101. RW101 writes in their Half Year Review H1 2018, that the value of rare Scotch whisky reached £16.3m - up year-on-year by 46%. The number of bottles of single malt sold... Continue Reading →

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