Tomatin Distillery has today announced an exclusive online auction of rare whiskies, including a new fill Tomatin cask, hosted and supported by The Grand Whisky Auction, in support of its long-time charity partner, Maggie’s Highlands.
Tomatin is expecting to add a £10,000 donation to Maggie’s 2020 fund raising efforts with proceeds from the auction to bolster the charity’s cancer support network in the Highlands and Islands.
Rosebank Lowland Single Malt Scotch Whisky has announced the first in a series of annual, limited edition, releases – a 30 Year Old 1990 vintage, bottled un-chillfiltered at 48.6% ABV. To celebrate this year’s landmark launch, the distillery is giving a select number of customers the chance to “bank” a future expression of the rare liquid.
- The first in a series of annual limited-edition releases from Rosebank goes on sale, globally, this year
- A lucky few buyers will also get the chance to secure a free dram of next year’s release to enjoy at a luxury bar or retailer in 2021
- Video: The distillery invited some of the world’s top whisky writers to enjoy the very “First Sip” of this year’s release before anyone else
Hot on the heels of its recent Virgin Oak Series, The GlenAllachie Distillery is launching Batch 4 of its cask strength 10-year-old single malt, and releasing a third instalment of single cask bottlings, including a 31-year-old whisky (£530 RRP) matured in an Oloroso hogshead, exclusively for the UK.
The GlenAllachie 10 Years Old Cask Strength, Batch 4, follows in the footsteps of its predecessor Batch 3, which was awarded Best Scotch Speyside Single Malt at the World Whiskies Awards 2020.
Scottish auction site offers rare bottle of 78 year old Macallan from the newly launched “Red Collection”
A rare bottle of the world’s oldest whisky ever released by The Macallan – also believed to be the oldest whisky ever launched by a distillery – from the distillery’s “Red Collection”, is being auctioned by online whisky auction platform, Whisky Hammer. Whisky Hammer is the first dedicated online auction house in the world to offer a bottle of the 78-year old whisky, giving its members the unique opportunity to bid on this super rare single malt Scotch whisky.
Whisky education company introduces a new way to learn about whisky
Independent educational whisky school Islay Whisky Academy launches the first volume of its online course, WHISKY AFFINITY©️, on 15 October. This in-depth series is a springboard for understanding Scotch whisky and its production, providing people around the world a fresh view into the world of whisky and its context in Scottish and Gaelic culture.
The M&H Distillery has a new release. Following the global launch of The M&H Distillery’s first Single Malt Whisky earlier this year, the “Elements” series is a trilogy of single malt whiskies.
A virtual global whisky weekender broadcasting live from The Spirit of Yorkshire distillery
‘Whisky Festival in a Box’, the first virtual festival from The Whisky Lounge, has been created to unite whisky lovers up and down the country, after suspending all live events due to Covid-19
Each tasting box available to purchase, aims to bring the festival experience home; containing 6 whisky samples and official whisky festival ‘SWAG’
Staying true to The Whisky Lounge’s mission to ‘turn everyone on to whisky’ all sessions will be streamed live and for free on YouTube, Facebook & Twitter from The Spirit of Yorkshire distillery
All virtual festival attendees will receive 10% off purchases of full bottles of whisky through official retailer, House of Malt, for the whole of the festival weekend
GlenAllachie Distillery Sept 2020.
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The limited edition range features three 12-year-old single malts finished in virgin oak casks sourced from France, Spain and the USA
Building on a remarkable run of award wins, The GlenAllachie Distillery is launching The GlenAllachie Virgin Oak Series, a new limited edition range of Speyside single malt whiskies which have been finished in specially selected casks of different oak species from specific regions around the world.
Scotland’s most northerly mainland whisky distillery unveils its name – 8 Doors Distillery.
Whisky enthusiasts are being given a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, through a limited edition launch offer, to buy into Scotland’s most northerly mainland Scotch distillery, which today (6 October) unveils its name as ‘8 Doors Distillery’.
8 Doors Distillery is a new Scotch whisky micro-distillery and visitor centre set to open in John O’Groats in 2021, after planning permission was granted in March this year. The £1 million project will establish the first whisky producer in the Caithness village since 1837. It is a dream come true for its founders, local husband and wife team Kerry and Derek Campbell, who have developed a passion for Scotch over many years.
Redbreast Irish Whiskey has unveiled Robin Redbreast, an engaging evolution of its iconic character to inspire a new generation of whiskey lovers.
Elevating Robin Redbreast from the icon of the brand to the voice of the brand, Robin is a plucky yet charming character, with a dry wit and Irish sense of humour that reflects Ireland and the home of Redbreast in Midleton, Co Cork.