Puni announce the launch of the first ever single malt whisky made in Italy

Glorenza 11/2015 – PUNI Distillery, the first whisky distillery in Italy, are proud to announce the release of the first Italian Single Malt Whisky. Established in 2010, PUNI Distillery started distilling in February 2012. The spirit was then left to quietly mature in the warehouses for over three years, until it was finally bottled as single malt and launched at the end of October 2015.

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#CraigellachieTT, a warm twittertasting

Screen Shot 2015-11-19 at 7.24.17 AMThursday november 19. It’s very windy outside. But I am cozy inside my house and it is warm, lovely. Tonight was the night of the #CraigellachieTT a Twitter Tasting. Just came home for work, just on time for the start of something warm and cozy. So let’s go and enjoy this with me. I had a great time after a long day at work.

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Tasting notes, Laphroaig live 2015

LaphroaigOn Thursday 24th September at 8pm local time the ninth annual Laphroaig live 2015 as broadcasted live on the web from the island of Islay. This evening 4 very special expressions were lined up to be nosed and taste.

The one off’ Laphroaig 15 yr – The official 200th Expression, Laphroaig Cairdeas 2015 (distilled using only the original small stills), Laphroaig 21 yr – Created for the Friends of Laphroaigs 21st Birthday and a unique Laphroaig 32 yr 100% sherry matured- A very rare, special expression.

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Drinks by the Dram unveil the 2015 Whisky Advent Calendar


Drinks by the Dram unveil the 2015 Whisky Advent Calendar as part of a range of 14 unique spirit-filled calendars.

Drinks by the Dram’s range of spirit-filled Advent calendar returns for a fourth year.  Old favourites like Whisky, Gin and Rum are joined by new additions including Tequila, Absinthe and Vodka.

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Gordon & MacPhail roll out ‘The Wood Makes the Whisky’ Campaign

Wood Makes The WhiskyGordon & MacPhail, one of the world’s leading single malt whisky specialists, has selected a special series of whiskies to showcase the company’s ‘The Wood Makes the Whisky’ campaign which highlights the importance of this essential element in the whisky maturation process.

For over 120 years Gordon & MacPhail has carefully matched spirit with oak in order to ensure a premium taste which reflects the company’s philosophy. Through ‘The Wood Makes the Whisky, campaign consumers are invited to gain a more in-depth insight into how Gordon & MacPhail’s approach to matching wood to spirit has shaped a number of whiskies in their portfolio.

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Demand for SPEY delights in the lead up to Whisky Live Holland

the hague 29.10.15 2 002A Speyside malt singled out as the signature drink of Holland’s premier whisky event is going down a storm with discerning dram lovers.

Whilst organisers are counting down the days to this year’s Whisky Live Holland, more than 80 per cent of this limited edition SPEY expression from Speyside Distillery, has already been snapped up.

Demand for the last remaining bottles is expected to be high, and all are expected to be sold before the Netherlands’ oldest and biggest whisky event gets underway on 13 November. Continue reading

Robert Anderson inducted as keeper of the Quaich

unnamedTomatin Distillery’s CEO recognised for his contributions to the Scotch Whisky industry

Robert Anderson, CEO of the Tomatin Distillery Co Ltd. was invited to enter the esteemed Keepers of the Quaich society and inducted at the bi-annual ceremony at Blair Castle on Monday 5th October.

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LittleMill Flashblog,

unnamedI couldn’t wait to take part of this special occassion, the first ever Whisky Flash Blog ever.

When I saw this on Social Media, presented by The Whisky Wire. Littlemill, the 25 Year Old release, from the iconic Littlemill Lowland distillery, which is limited to just 1500 bottles, I was excited, just like the rest of the bloggers around the globe who were selected to join in.

Who wouldn’t be!

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Craft collaboration Jameson ‘caskmates’ goes global

JAMESON CASKMATES 700MLJameson has announced the global release of Jameson Caskmates, following a successful limited run in Ireland last year. Created by the Midleton Distillery in collaboration with micro-brewer, Franciscan Well Brewery in Cork, Jameson Caskmates offers a new taste experience that will satisfy the appetite of whiskey enthusiasts, Jameson drinkers and craft beer fans.

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