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Catawiki to organise Commemorative Samaroli whisky auction – Scotch Whisky News

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 […]


Laphroaig 20, Caol Ila 20, Auchentoshan 18 ~ Douglas Laing, Single Casks at Milroys of Soho – Scotch Whisky News

Douglas Laing Single Cask, Cask Strength, Single Malt Whisky New to store ~ Bowmore 20 Year Old, 51.5% £114.95  Caol Ila 20 Year Old, 51.5% £104.95  Auchentoshan 18 Year Old, 48.4% £79.95 Established in 1948, Douglas Laing is a leading creator and purveyor of the finest Scotch Whisky with particular focus on artisan, Small Batch […]


Forever Changed: the SMWS Japan Branch Changes Hands

Post by Stefan Van Eycken, TokyoFrom April 1st – and this is not a premature April’s Fool joke, unfortunately – the Japanese branch of the Scotch Malt Whisky Society (SMWS) will be run by a new company. On that day, 16 years of nurturing by …


More French malternative-y rhums

La Favorite 12 yo 2002/2014 ?Reserve du Chateau? (43%, OB, La Martinique, agricole) – La Favorite 14 yo 2000/2014 ?Reserve du Chateau? (43%, OB, La Martinique, agricole) – La Favorite 1985/2015 ?Cuvee de la Flibuste? (40%, OB, La Martinique, agricole) …


More French malternative-y rhums

La Favorite 12 yo 2002/2014 ?Reserve du Chateau? (43%, OB, La Martinique, agricole) – La Favorite 14 yo 2000/2014 ?Reserve du Chateau? (43%, OB, La Martinique, agricole) – La Favorite 1985/2015 ?Cuvee de la Flibuste? (40%, OB, La Martinique, agricole) …


Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival Whisky Awards goes global with judging sessions in five international destinations – Scotch Whisky News

Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival Whisky Awards goes global with judging sessions in five international destinations The Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival is preparing to go global in a bid to whet the appetite of international whisky enthusiasts for this year’s record breaking event. Organisers plan to tickle the taste buds of whisky drinkers in […]


New Distilleries and Increasing Capacity a Sign of Optimism in the Scotch Whisky Industry

New Distilleries and Increasing Capacity a Sign of Optimism in the Scotch Whisky Industry Key findings from the recently published annual Scotch Whisky Industry Review (now in its 39th edition), written by industry analyst Alan S Gray are:- Sales volumes estimated to grow at 2.3% over the five years 2015 to 2020 which compares with […]


JULIAN VAN WINKLE III INDUCTED INTO WHISKY MAGAZINE HALL OF FAME – American Whiskey News

JULIAN VAN WINKLE III INDUCTED INTO WHISKY MAGAZINE HALL OF FAME  FRANKFORT, Franklin County, Ky (March 3, 2017) – Whisky Magazine honored Julian Van Winkle III with its highest accolade Tuesday, inducting him into its Hall of Fame. Van Winkle was recognized at the 2017 Whisky Magazine Awards America presentation held in New York on […]


Tasting: Glen Grant 25 Year Old 1985, Old & Rare at The Whsiky Barrel – Scotch Whisky News

We’re always on the look out for new and exciting scotch whiskey. This is the great benefit of working so closely with a number of superb independent whiskey bottling companies. They have stock of a great variety, vintage, age and style of whiskies. We love finding out what new expressions are on their way to […]


AVAILABLE NOW…The Glenturret Jamieson’s Jigger Edition – Scotch Whisky News

AVAILABLE NOW THE GLENTURRET JAMIESON’S JIGGER EDITION Dedicated to the man whose whisky career as a skilled cooper has spanned over four decades, Glenturret Distillery’s latest release, Jamieson’s Jigger, was filled in 1987 in a cask that once passed through the iconic Clyde Cooperage, when Michael Jamieson was at the height of his career. TASTING NOTES […]