Category Events

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 […]

Press Release – Finalists Revealed For The Spirit Of Speyside Whisky Festival Awards

Eight dram-tastic finalists are revealed in the Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival Whisky Awards Single malts from the stable of whisky giants Chivas Brothers have taken the lion’s share of nominations in this year’s expanded Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival Whisky Awards. A panel of industry experts shortlisted the firm’s drams in three out of […]

Press Release – West Coast Whisky Feis Announced

The town of Oban is set to be the location for a brand new whisky festival celebrating the water of life. The West Coast Whisky Fèis will take place in July of this year, and is the brainchild of Oban Whisky and Fine Wines, a local retailer of the spirit. Euan Finlayson, proprietor of Oban […]

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