Category Archives: Whisky News

The Carnegie Whisky Cellars shortlisted in Drinks Retailing Awards

The Carnegie Whisky Cellars shortlisted in Drinks Retailing Awards

The Carnegie Whisky Cellars based in Dornoch have been shortlisted as a finalist in  Drinks Retailing Awards 2018. Their  Newcomer of the Year shortlisting follows on from their award win for Off License of the Year at the Independent Retailer Awards earlier this year. Michael Hanratty, General Manager of The Carnegie Whisky Cellars said: ‘ThisContinue Reading

New range of Macallan cask whiskies for the international market

New range of Macallan cask whiskies for the international market

The Macallan has launched a new range of cask whiskies which are aged between 12 and 22 years. The releases form part of  a seven-strong range of single cask whiskies. All whiskies in The Macallan’s Exceptional Single Cask Range have been bottled from sherry casks which were filled between 1995 and 2004, to give enthusiastsContinue Reading

Return of historic Rosebank Distillery takes another step forward

Return of historic Rosebank Distillery takes another step forward

Plans to resurrect Rosebank, one of Scotland’s most cherished distilleries, have taken another step forward, thanks to Ian Macleod Distillers. In its home town of Falkirk, on the banks of the Forth and Clyde Canal, Rosebank has been dubbed ‘the King of the Lowlands’ and the late whisky writer, Michael Jackson had no doubt thatContinue Reading

£1 million boost to build world class distillery and visitor centre

£1 million boost to build world class distillery and visitor centre

A project to build a new world-class lowland malt whisky distillery and visitor centre has received a £1 million boost. The Ardgowan Distillery in Inverkip, Renfrewshire, secured £982,000 from the Scottish Government’s Food Processing, Marketing and Co-operation (FPMC) grant scheme – providing vital capital towards construction costs. The award was announced today (Wednesday) by FergusContinue Reading

End of an era with final mid-80s distillations from Islay

End of an era with final mid-80s distillations from Islay

A distillery has released three whiskies which have been described as ‘the last of their kind’. The Bruichladdich bottlings are the final casks from distillations in 1984, 1985 and 1986 have been bottled at the Islay distillery. Adam Hannett, head distiller at Bruichladdich, said: ‘These rare, old single malts are a direct link to ourContinue Reading