An overview of the Diageo Special Releases Collection for 2018 with brief tasting notes and general impressions.
Concept cars, track days and the Special Releases 2017 collection from Diageo.
I’m not really a whisky collector. I mean I do buy a lot (possibly too much) whisky but I certainly don’t purchase bottles with the intention of keeping them in a display cabinet. Whisky is for drinking and whatever whisky I do buy just enters somewhere into my ‘Drinking Queue’ This thought brings me rambling […]
The weekend of the 9th till the 11th September saw the inaugural Spirit of Speyside:Distilled festival take place in Elgin. The annual Spirit of Speyside Festival is already well established but this was the first time they had brought many of their exhibitors together under one roof. Many of these exhibitors were not just whisky […]
A look back at a pleasant evening of whisky and cigar pairing.
A quick reminder to join me and selected others on Twitter tonight (19th May 1800hrs GMT) for a look at the anCnoc Vintage range. We will be tasting and tweeting about their 1999, 2000 and 2001 expressions. Join in using the hashtag #anCnocVintage
I was once given advice to ‘never turn down an invitation’ You never really know where it might take you. In this case it had taken me to Glasgow and inside Bar 29 Private Members Club for an exclusive tasting of a new single cask release from the folks at the Spey Distillery. Last night […]
Just a quick reminder to join me on Twitter this coming Thursday (The 19th) for a live Twitter Tasting of 5 expressions of Craigellachie. Im a big fan of the 13y.o and am very much looking forward to trying the others in the range. Join in by following The Whisky Wire on Twitter and the hashtag #CraigellachieTT
After a chance Twitter conversation I found myself at a Glenfiddich event last week hosted by Mark Thomson, UK brand ambassador. Shamfully Ive always overlooked Glenfiddich both as a brand and as individual whiskies, so it was a great opportunity to find out a little more. We started off by trying the Glenfiddich 12, then the […]