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Friday 9 December 2016 loc: GB

Whisky

Fake Scotch hints at wider world of counterfeits

Fake Scotch whisky worth close to £1 million has been removed from the market in what one broker has called “just the tip of the iceberg”.

Friday, December 9th, 2016 No Comments »

Welsh whisky from 1900 sells for £14k

Two 120-year-old bottles of Welsh whisky have sold for £14,500 at auction, setting a precedent for whiskies of this age and origin in the future.

Wednesday, December 7th, 2016 No Comments »

Macallan whisky maker joins Lakes Distillery

Cumbria’s only distillery, the Lakes Distillery, has appointed The Macallan’s whisky maker as its new master blender.

Wednesday, December 7th, 2016 No Comments »

Highland Park releases Ice Edition 17YO in HK

With a distinctly Viking theme, Highland Park’s Ice Edition has been released in Hong Kong which celebrates the historical links between the Orkney Islands and Denmark.

Wednesday, December 7th, 2016 No Comments »

Whisky Exchange to sell £400k Macallan collection

The Whisky Exchange is to sell one of the largest collections of rare Macallan whiskies, which is valued at around £400,000.

Monday, November 21st, 2016 No Comments »

SWA to appeal minimum unit price ruling

The Scotch Whisky Association has announced it will appeal the decision by the Scottish Court of Session to allow minimum unit pricing in Scotland to go-ahead.

Friday, November 18th, 2016 No Comments »

New book celebrates Islay distilleries

A new, beautifully-illustrated book has been published to celebrate the whiskies of Islay and Jura, and the islands that shaped them.

Friday, November 18th, 2016 No Comments »

Diageo backtracks on sale of £10m painting

Diageo has agreed to gift more than half the value of one of Scotland’s most important paintings to the National Galleries of Scotland, rather than sell it at auction for £10 million.

Friday, November 18th, 2016 1 Comment »

The Macallan teams up with Roca bros

The Roca brothers, of Spain’s esteemed El Celler de Can Roca restaurant, have teamed up with The Macallan once again, this time to release a limited edition single malt whisky finished in casks from four Spanish bodegas.

Tuesday, November 15th, 2016 No Comments »

Top 10 new products: November

Royal Tokaji’s 2008 Essencia, a luxurious Penfolds decanter, plant-based pistachio liqueur and two bottlings from Chivas Bros’ Longmorn distillery make up this month’s new releases.

Wednesday, November 9th, 2016 No Comments »

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