Author Archives: AmateurDrammer
News of a new release from Glenmorangie.
This month, Maureen Robinson, Master Blender for whisky at Diageo celebrates a brilliant 40 years’ service. Maureen is involved in both blended Scotch and single malts as well as the exclusive range of Special Releases that Diageo release each year. She is often seen on the judging panels of whisky competitions and was made Keeper […]
A look at the Old Pulteney 12 and asking if its worth upgrading to the 17.
The world’s largest known collection of rare and collectable Karuizawa whisky from Japan will go under the hammer in an online auction held by Whisky Auctioneer The collection of 290 bottles, which had been built up over the last 10 years by a European collector, has an estimated value of more than £500,000. Karuizawa whisky […]
For malt connoisseurs, it is the chance to join one of whisky’s most elite clubs, one that gives unique access to distilleries that are never open to the public and the rare chance to meet some of the experts and legends who are synonymous with Speyside’s most famous export. During one weekend in spring, whisky […]
How do you introduce a man who needs no introduction? This week the man simply referred to as ‘The Nose’ nominates his Desert Island Dram.
Praised by worldwide whisky enthusiasts and collectors, Silvano Samaroli, famous italian independent bottler, sadly passed away a few weeks ago, at the age of 77. Created in 1968, Samaroli Srl Wine and Spirits Merchants happened to be the first non-British Independent Scotch whisky bottler. While only importing whisky at first, Samaroli is also known as […]