Bladnoch Distillery revived

Scotland’s most southerly - and oldest - distillery has a chequered past, but a bright future (see also the timeline at the end of this article). Purchased by Australian entrepreneur David Prior in 2015, together with 2,500 filled casks, this Lowlands distillery restarted distillation in 2017 and is currently releasing limited edition whiskies from the... 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 →

Tasting Review: Glenglassaugh Torfa

Glenglassaugh Distillery, standing on the Moray Firth Coast at the edge of Sandend Bay, is a distillery which lay silent and forgotten for over two decades. Its heritage stretches back to 1875 when it was founded by James Moir. Th distinctive fruity character of its whiskies is loved by all who discover it. After being... Continue Reading →

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