Wemyss Family Collection introduced to the Wemyss Malts range

William & Isabella Wemyss

Family run, independent bottler Wemyss Malts is releasing a new range of blended Scotch malt whiskies that have been produced from the family’s private collection of maturing whisky casks. Rather than use whisky that has been purchased mature and ready to blend, Wemyss Malts has over the past decade sourced oak cask varieties to partner with single malt spirit selected from some of Scotland’s foremost distilleries.

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Unveiling the Last Precious Drops: Littlemill 2017 Private Cellar Edition

Whisky connoisseurs and collectors from around the world will have a rare opportunity to acquire a single malt from an extinct distillery thought to be one of the oldest in Scotland.

Littlemill has released Littlemill 2017 Private Cellar Edition – a new limited edition whisky celebrating the last precious drops of single malt from the distillery.

Rumoured to be one of the oldest in Scotland, and possibly even the world, the Littlemill distillery has a long and fascinating history. Officially established and producing whisky legally from 1772 in Bowling on the banks of the River Clyde near Glasgow, the distillery fell silent in 1994 and was subsequently destroyed by fire in 2004, never to produce a drop again.

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Charity to benevit from first release of Polar Explorer single malt

Limited edition Islay whisky containing Arctic iceberg water will appeal to collectors with nose for adventure The launch today (Sunday 23 July) of a limited edition 12 year-old Port Charlotte single malt Islay whisky that includes drops of pure blue, millennia-old iceberg water from the Sermilik Fjord in Eastern Greenland, is certain to appeal to the international whisky collector with a nose for unique expressions and adventure.

From this Friday (28 July), bids with an expected starting price of £100 can be placed through Whisky Auctioneer for one of ten individually numbered bottles of the Polar Explorer single malt whisky. All monies raised from the auction of each bottle will directly benefit the work of The Polar Academy – a Scottish charity.

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The Dalmore and the release of the 40 yr old

The definitive luxury single malt The Dalmore is set to add to its repertoire of exceptional rare and aged whiskies with The Dalmore 40 year old. Building on The Dalmore’s pioneering heritage in the art of maturation, The Dalmore 40 has been carefully nurtured and crafted by renowned Master Distiller Richard Paterson.

Having been laid down to cask 40 years ago, The Dalmore 40 has been maturated in American white oak ex-bourbon casks, before being transferred into 30 year old Gonzalez Byass Matsualem oloroso sherry butts and finally finished in first fill bourbon barrels.

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2017 Distillery exclusive now available from The Dalmore

Luxury single malt whisky maker The Dalmore has released its limited edition distillery bottling for 2017.

Available exclusively from the renowned The Dalmore Distillery in the Scottish Highlands, The Distillery Exclusive Vintage 2000 combines the depth and complexity of The Dalmore’s unique new make spirit with sweetness gifted from the soft character of Californian Merlot.

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Final chapter in the Smugglers story

Isle of Arran Distillers release ultimate bottling in history-inspired trilogy.

The award-winning Isle of Arran Distillery will release the final edition in its highly celebrated Smugglers’ Series on the 12th July. This bottling marks the conclusion of the much-lauded trilogy which honours the exuberant character of those striving to outwit the Government’s representatives in the pursuit of the production of the famed ‘Arran Waters’.

Like proceeding volumes, ‘The Illicit Stills’ and ‘The High Seas’, Smugglers’ Series vol.3: ‘The Exciseman’ is presented in packaging that mimics a beautiful hardbound book, complete with a cut-out compartment that conceals the bottle.

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Golden Month for Gordon & MacPhail

Gordon & MacPhail’s Rare Vintage Glen Grant 1954 single malt

Leading malt whisky specialist Gordon & MacPhail is toasting success after receiving top accolades in two of the world’s leading spirits competitions.

Gordon & MacPhail’s Rare Vintage Glen Grant 1954 single malt received a double gold award, the highest medal available, in the San Francisco World Spirits Competition (SFWSC) after impressing forty-three spirit experts who judged a record-breaking 2,100 entries.

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Mackmyra launches a whisky exclusively for the travel retail-market

Mackmyra Expedition

Mackmyra launches Expedition, a limited edition Swedish single malt whisky produced exclusively for the travel retail market. Expedition honours the craft of whisky making and the pursuit of new and inspiring discoveries.

Expedition is an elegant single malt whisky with a hint of light, spicy smoke. It is mostly matured in bourbon casks as well as Swedish oak casks that have held Swedish cloudberry wine for some months, giving the whisky a unique Swedish mark.

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Mackmyra Ten Years – Swedens first 10 year old whisky

Mackmyra 10 years

Sweden’s first major malt whisky with an age statement, Sweden’s Mackmyra is to launch Ten Years, a Swedish 10-year old single malt whisky.


It will be the first Mackmyra whisky with an age statement available to a wider public. Set for release in Sweden on 5 May, it will also be available in selected export markets.

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Yamazaki 2017 Limited Edition Unveiled for Pre-order

Suntory’s Yamazaki Limited Edition release for 2017

Suntory’s Yamazaki Limited Edition release for 2017

Dekantā is the only online retailer offering Japanese whisky fans the chance to be the first tasters of Yamazaki’s highly anticipated limited edition bottle.

Shoppers at dekantā will be among the first to sample Suntory’s Yamazaki Limited Edition release for 2017, as the world’s largest e-commerce retailer for high end Japanese spirits is the only online store offering the whisky for pre-order. The 2017 edition is the latest of Yamazaki distillery’s annual limited edition single malts, a tradition that began in 2014. The bottlings have grown increasingly popular, and new releases are shrouded in secrecy. Those who pre-order bottles of the Yamazaki 2017 Limited Edition will have first access to taste and experience a spirit which represents a piece of Japanese whisky history.

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