Category Events

Review – The Diageo Special Releases Collection 2017

Concept cars, track days and the Special Releases 2017 collection from Diageo.

An Exclusive Encounter With £500,000 of Japanese Bottle Art.

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 […]

Press Release – International Scotch Day – Friday 10th February – #LoveScotch

In honour of Scotland’s gift to the world, to the spirit that has long drawn people in through its status and style, this Friday February 10th 2017 the inaugural International Scotch Day will be celebrated worldwide. The day invites people everywhere to raise a glass of Scotch to celebrate a drink that’s made to be […]

Spirit of Speyside: Distilled

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 […]

An evening of Cigars and Whiskies

A look back at a pleasant evening of whisky and cigar pairing.

anCnoc Vintage Twitter Tasting – Tonight! #AnCnocVintage

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

An exclusive look at Spey Cask 27. 

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 […]