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Lagavulin releases limited 1991 charity bottle

Islay whisky producer Lagavulin has marked its bicentennial with the release of a 1991 single malt priced at £1,494 a bottle, the proceeds of which will benefit charities on the island.

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017 1 Comment »

The Macallan releases new Sherry cask expression

Scotch whisky brand The Macallan has launched a new, limited edition, 40-year-old expression aged in Sherry casks.

Wednesday, December 14th, 2016 No Comments »

Whisky broker counsels caution

Andy Simpson, co-founder of Rare Whisky 101, has stressed the need for buyers to be wary of Scotch whisky sold in parts of the secondary market.

Tuesday, December 13th, 2016 No Comments »

Haul of 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 »

Grape Britain: 10 unlikely vineyards in the UK

With the news that the UK is set to become a major exporter of wine by 2100, we look at some of the more unusual places that British producers are growing grapes.

Wednesday, December 7th, 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 »

Wine to ‘lose least’ from Scottish booze pricing

Wine has the least to lose from the proposed Scottish minimum unit pricing legislation (MUP), research from Nielsen found, but spirits, beer and cider and own-label lines look set to be hit harder.

Monday, November 14th, 2016 No Comments »

What is Dragon 8’s ‘MW35’ whisky?

Questions have been raised about the provenance of a specially bottled ‘35 year-old Glenlivet’ currently being offered by Hong Kong auction house Dragon 8.

Monday, November 7th, 2016 2 Comments »

Chivas Brothers to invest £40m in Dumbarton distillery

Pernod Ricard is investing more than £40m in a new plant for its Chivas Brothers whisky and gin business in Dumbarton.

Thursday, November 3rd, 2016 No Comments »

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