Category Archives: Whisky News

Whisky Bars Around the World: Alfresco 64


Sometimes drinking a dram in the comfort of your own home is exactly what you need. But sometimes – just sometimes – it doesn’t quite cut it. Sometimes you need something a little more sophisticated, stylish or just plain extravagant. And it doesn’t get more stylish, sophisticated or extravagant than Alfresco 64. What’s so special […]

The World’s Oldest Whisky Meets Luxurious Watch

Last week the opening of a cork was heard around the world, as a bottle of Old Vatted Glenlivet 1862, believed to be the oldest whisky in the world, was cracked open to be used in a collaboration with the collectable watch industry. The watch was created by Swiss company Louis Moinet in collaboration with […]

World Whisky Awards 2017 – Our Predictions

It’s almost that time of the year, when the prestigious World Whisky Awards winners are announced, and we all run out to purchase the winning bottles to determine just what makes them so special. For those of you who haven’t heard, the World Whiskies Awards are part of the prestigious World Drinks Awards programme, which […]

Scotch Sales Rise Worldwide

For the past few years Scotch whisky sales in China have been steadily dropping, due to a multitude of reasons. This hasn’t been good for Diageo, the world’s leading drinks company, as their Scotch brands account for over a quarter of the company’s sales. However, in the first half of Diageo’s 2016-2017 financial year, specifically, […]

Famous Whisky Drinkers Today

Whisky has gripped and delighted drinkers throughout the ages, making poets and politicians alike sing its praises and promote its allure to the rest of the world. Robert Burns never hid his love for the spirit, and famous authors like Charles Bukowski were known to have a glass of Scotch in their hand, well, most […]

The Impact of Brexit on the Whisky Industry

As Brexit draws closer, uncertainty concerning the UK’s future only grows. Politicians and investors alike have been voicing concerns on both sides, and extensive research is being carried out in an attempt to predict how exactly the UK will be affected. In the whisky industry, opinions are equally divided, with many claiming that Scotch whisky […]

Swift – London’s Newest Mad Men Themed Whisky Bar

London has everything; wonderful cocktails bar, stores, retail, restaurants; anything you feel like at any given time, odds are London can give you what you want. In terms of whisky, the city comes through with countless wonderful whisky bars and bottle shops where one can purchase their favourite dram. Most recently, for the lovers of […]

Dalmore 50-Year-Old Release Celebrates Master Distiller

The Dalmore distillery has recently released a rare, luxurious 50-year-old single malt, to celebrate their Master Distiller Richard Paterson’s fiftieth year in the whisky industry. This limited bottling has been aged in American white oak, Matusalem oloroso sherry casks from the González Byass bodega and colheita Port pipes from the Douro region of Portugal, before […]

Donald Trump Signed Glendronach Bottle Sells For £6,000

Whatever your opinion of the president elect, it’s clear that Donald Trump has good taste in spirits. A 26-year-old bottle of Glendronach whisky, signed by Donald Trump himself, was auctioned yesterday, the 13th of January. While the bottle was estimated to sell for £2,500-£3,500 the final bid of £6,000, from a Canadian buyer, shocked whisky […]

Distillery To Be Built At Dunrobin Castle

In recent news the Highland Council of Scotland has granted permission for a Scotch whisky distillery to be built at Dunrobin Castle in Sutherland. The new distillery will be producing a single malt whisky and two types of gin, and most of the ingredients will be locally sourced. The gin botanicals will be grown in […]

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