Author Archives: AmateurDrammer

Press Release – Glenmorangie Pride 1974

News of a new release from Glenmorangie.

Press Release – Maureen Robertson Celebrates 40 year Career with Diageo

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 […]

Review – A Pair of Old Pulteneys

A look at the Old Pulteney 12 and asking if its worth upgrading to the 17.

Press Release – Worlds Largest Collection of Karuizawa To Go Under The Hammer

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 […]

Press Release – Exclusive line up ensured at Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival

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 […]

Desert Island Drams – Richard Paterson, Master Distiller, The Dalmore

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.

Press Release – Catawiki To Organise Commemorative Samaroli Whisky Auction

 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 […]