Tag Archives: whisky

Review – A Pair of Old Pulteneys

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

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 – Ardbeg Launches Kelpie To Celebrate Ardbeg Day

Ardbeg is set to bring Islay’s Festival of Music and Malt to a close on Ardbeg Day, the global celebration of the single malt’s untamed spirit.    Ardbeg Day falls on Saturday, 3rd June 2017. This year, in homage to the sea that surrounds the Distillery’s remote Scottish island home, Ardbeg will again release a […]

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 […]

Press Release – Tomatin Distillery Launch Limited Edition Series

Scotch whisky distiller Tomatin has today, Friday 10th March, unveiled its hotly anticipated, limited-edition single malt series, Five Virtues. Five Virtues draws its inspiration from the nature’s elements – Wood, Fire, Earth, Metal and Water – and comes uniquely packaged in cartons adorned with contemporary Scottish art, created by Eva Ullrich.  Comprised of five distinguished single […]

Review – Glendronach Madeira Cask – Bottled exclusively for The Nectar. 

Sometimes I’m never too sure which whisky to write about next. Its not always that there is a theme but there has been a tenuous link between several of my last reviews. The Glenmorangie Bacalta was finished in Maderia casks. The Glenrothes 19 was matured in sherry casks. This Glendronach, like the Glenmorangie is a […]

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 […]