Category Archives: Whisky News

Brown-Foreman appoint new whisky maker for Scotch portfolio

Brown-Foreman appoint new whisky maker for Scotch portfolio

Brown-Forman has announced the appointment of Rachel Barrie as whisky maker for its Scotch whisky portfolio which includes the BenRiach, The GlenDronach and Glenglassaugh distilleries, effective 1 March. She will succeed Billy Walker who helped grow The BenRiach Distillery Company into one which is recognized throughout the industry for innovative and exceptional quality single malt ScotchContinue Reading

Charles Hamilton Ltd launch The Isles

Charles Hamilton Ltd launch The Isles

Charles Hamilton Ltd has announced the addition of ‘The Isles’ edition to its regional malt and grain whisky range. The new Isles release extends the Speyside, Highland, Islay and Lowland regional spread. Each region is presented in its own distinctive colour scheme. The Isles version is distinguished by its striking ‘coral tinted’ cylindrical carton andContinue Reading

Glenfiddich Distillery Scoops two awards for its tours

Glenfiddich Distillery Scoops two awards for its tours

The Glenfiddich Distillery in Dufftown, Speyside has started the New Year in style by receiving two accolades for the exceptional quality of its visitor experience. Pitted against competition from distilleries of all types around the globe, Glenfiddich received a Gold Medal for its Consumer Experience in the Global Spirits Masters Awards run by worldwide drinks magazine,Continue Reading

Kingsbarns welcomes new Visitor Centre Development Manager

Kingsbarns welcomes new Visitor Centre Development Manager

Kingsbarns Distillery has welcomed Scott Robertson into the position of Visitor Centre Development Manager. Scott joined his local distillery at the end of last year, having previously worked at Blair Castle and Atholl Estates, VisitScotland and the Fairmont Hotel. William Wemyss, Managing Director at Kingsbarns Distillery: ‘We are delighted to welcome Scott to the Visitor Centre team.Continue Reading

Celebrate Burns Night with a dram from Glenmorangie

Celebrate Burns Night with a dram from Glenmorangie

  This Wednesday Scots around the globe will be raising a toast to our national bard, Rabbie Burns. Glenmorangie have recently launched two new whiskies just in time for this mid-winter diary highlight. Grand Vintage Malt 1990: The very latest launch from Glenmorangie and the first release from the distillery’s new vintage collection Bond House No.1.  WithContinue Reading