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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Press Release – Auction of Lagavulin 1991 Bottle No. 1 Raises £8,395 For Islay Heritage Charity

The first bottle of the Lagavulin 1991 single cask release that brought the bicentenary celebrations to a close on 31 December 2016 was sold this week at auction for £7,300. This sought-after bottle went under the hammer online at Whisky.Auction and achieved almost five times the starting price of £1,494 (the original RRSP for the […]

Good news for Scotch Whisky distilleries

According to statistics from the SWA, 1.5 million people were attracted to visitor centres at Scotlands distilleries last year.  Total spend at these attractions was upwards of £50million with an average spend of £32.50 per visitor per visit.  This equates, I suppose, to approximately 1 standard distillery bottling per visitor.  Great news for the Industry […]