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Legendary rare whisky fetches world record at auction

Legendary rare whisky fetches world record at auction

A rare 30 year old bottle of second edition Black Bowmore single malt whisky has been bought for a record £11,900 in an online auction held by Perth-based whisky auctioneer. Bought by an investor from the USA, the new record for this legendary bottle of rare whisky exceeds the previous mark of £9500 set inContinue Reading

A journey of discovery with launch of exclusive mini whisky selection

A journey of discovery with launch of exclusive mini whisky selection

They might be small, but a new selection of miniature malts captures the spirit of Scotland. The Lost Distillery Company has launched a new Discovery Selection of mini malts from its Classic range, offering an unforgettable journey around Scotland’s whisky heritage and long forgotten distilleries. Reflecting the full length and breadth of whisky taste profilesContinue Reading

A Master Distiller’s guide to Burns Night

A Master Distiller’s guide to Burns Night

With Christmas a distant memory and spring a long way off, the end of January isn’t a traditionally cheerful time unless you follow Scottish tradition and throw a party to rival Hogmanay on the 25th. Burns Night is a celebration of the great Robert Burns, national hero and Scotland’s most beloved poet, and a greatContinue Reading

Benromach reveals plans to create a new warehouse to boost its output

Benromach reveals plans to create a new warehouse to boost its output

A Scottish distillery is throwings its doors open to the public, to hear their views on its planned extension. Forres-based Benromach, owned by Gordon & Macphail, plans to build a new warehouse for whisky maturation to the west of the existing site. Ewen Mackintosh, managing director at Gordon & MacPhail, said: ‘We have been expandingContinue Reading

Raise a dram to Glasgow’s second National Whisky Festival this Saturday

Raise a dram to Glasgow’s second National Whisky Festival this Saturday

The National Whisky Festival is returning to Glasgow this weekend. Run in partnership with Celtic Connections, this unique tasting festival blends the world of whisky with the best in Scottish culture: featuring makers of whisky-related crafts, home-ware and artwork, an impressive programme of live music and food from popular local haunts. This will take placeContinue Reading