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Sunday 24 May 2015

Whisky

Ardbeg conjures up ‘drinkable cloud’

Ardbeg is transporting the Islay weather into a glass thanks to a new, hi-tech carafe that recreates the Scottish island’s thick coastal mists.

Friday, May 22nd, 2015 No Comments »

Johnnie Walker outlet lands in Singapore’s airport

The DFS Group and Diageo Global Travel have opened a ‘Johnnie Walker House’ at Changi airport’s departures in Terminal 3.

Thursday, May 21st, 2015 No Comments »

The week in pictures: Hong Kong

Australian wine tasting, sampling a Hibiki 21 year old, a Coravin blind tasting and a Montrose dinner. It’s been a busy and extravagant week for the db HK team.

Monday, May 18th, 2015 No Comments »

Ex-Diageo director to launch whisky investment firm

A former Diageo commercial director is to launch a new whisky investment platform having raised more than £1 million through crowdfunding.

Monday, May 18th, 2015 No Comments »

Belvédére cuts to counter sales drop

Spirits producer Belvédére has revealed it cut its marketing budget by €6.5m and its workforce by around 500 people to help save money in the face of falling value sales.

Wednesday, May 13th, 2015 No Comments »

Top 10 new products

Leading the troupe of new releases over the last month is Dom Pérignon’s 2005 vintage, McGuigan’s Aussie answer to the growth of sparkling wine, and Ledaig’s rare 42-year-old Scotch.

Monday, May 11th, 2015 No Comments »

Bizarre Glenfiddich sculpture to be scrapped

“Ford Escort with lamp post through bonnet”, a surreal artwork in the car park of the Glenfiddich distillery is destined for the scrap heap after eight years.

Thursday, May 7th, 2015 No Comments »

Ledaig releases Scotch rarity

Scotch single malt Ledaig has launched its oldest expression to date in the form of a 42 year old “robust” and “smoky” whisky.

Tuesday, May 5th, 2015 1 Comment »

The week in pictures

This week saw db explore London’s growing taste for exotic drops, unleash our inner Picasso and raise a toast to New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc.

Friday, May 1st, 2015 No Comments »

Bruichladdich to release new Octomore

Bruichladdich will launch the seventh edition of Octomore in June, an expression that claims to be “the world’s most heavily peated whisky”.

Thursday, April 30th, 2015 No Comments »

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