Scotch Whisky

Whisky and waders as fishermen welcome salmon season in Scotland

© Reuters. An angler casts his line on the opening day of the salmon fishing season on the River Tay at Kenmore in Scotland<p>KENMORE, Scotland …

Scottish Highlands

Whisky chasers .. National tipple puts Glasgow on tourist trail as US hails new single malt distilleries

Scotland's largest city has been voted in the top 10 world destinations thanks in no small measure to the return of the whisky production on the …

Tipple

The Macallan 40-Year-Old Scotch Whisky

For only the third time in their storied history, The Macallan is releasing a 40-year-old Sherry Oak single malt Scotch whisky. The journey of this …

Shopping

Shut Up & Take My Money - Issue #161

The future is well and truly alive in 2018 and there’s the right gear to prove it in this week’s edition of your favourite money-burning guide. The …

Whiskey

A team of four amateurs have won an endurance race dubbed the world's toughest row in record time - crossing the Atlantic in under 30 days.The London-based Four Oarsmen were among 25 teams taking part in The Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge which

A team of four amateurs have won an endurance race dubbed the world's toughest row in record time - crossing the Atlantic in under 30 days.<p>The …

Whiskey

The Yamazaki Mizunara 18 Year Old: Lotteries and Charity Auctions

<b>Hello, fellow whisky lover. You might’ve heard about a little thing called The Yamazaki Mizunara 18 Year Old. Well, we’ve been lucky enough to get</b> …

Hot Toddy Time: 5 Hot Cocktails That’ll Make Your Winter a Bit Brighter

Kick back with a warm one.<p>If you’re feeling like Elsa is your true kindred spirit right about now (please, don’t even pretend you don’t know that <i>Frozen</i> reference), it’s about time you warmed up in the best way—with a hot drink containing alcohol. Yes, please.

Beverages

Glenfiddich hosts a ‘Single Malt Salon’ to foster conversation around creative passions

Glenfiddich recently brought people together through a monthly culture-focused panel discussion, designed for those with refined taste – and …

Branding

The distillery behind Scotland's most-awarded single malt

Ian Millar sports an impressive job title — prestige whisky specialist for Glenfiddich — but this whisky veteran has the bona fide credentials to back it up. He has worked in the whisky industry for more than four decades with a hand in just about every part of the process, from distillation to …

Whiskey

Infinity bottles: blending whisky at home

Blending whisky is hard. It takes master blenders years to hone their skills, working up slowly through the ranks to take on the creation of new …

Stitches, Feathers and Natural Colours on Textile as a Metaphor of a Personal Journey Part Two

Guest Article by Roxanne Lasky<p>Go to Previous Page<p>I jotted down every thought that came across my mind. And before long, I was telling a story of …

Canary Islands

Eight extraordinary wine cask finished whiskies!

<b>While wine cask finishing is a relatively new phenomenon in the grand scheme of whisky history, it’s one that has changed the taste of our drams for</b> …

The Rise of B.C. Single Malt Whisky

The outraged headlines started around 2010, when a single malt whisky from India was named among the best in the world by <i>Whisky Bible</i> expert Jim …

Whiskey

8 Things You Should Know About Lagavulin Whisky

2 minute Read<p>An iconic Scotch whisky, Lagavulin is synonymous with Islay’s signature peat. Its range spans golden pours aged in new American oak, …

Nick Offerman

The (Un)Importance of Scotch Whisky Regions

Scottish whisky regions are often used as a guideline for taste, by brand ambassadors and whisky enthusiasts alike. We decided to take a closer look …

Johnnie Walker

Bowmore 1966 is an Exceptionally Rare Whisky Treat

Home » Food, Cigars & Drinks » Bowmore 1966 is an Exceptionally Rare Whisky Treat<p>Bowmore, the renowned Islay-based whisky distillery, has announced …

Q&A: Dalmore master blender Richard Paterson

<b>Scotch whisky personality, author, educator, expert, and, most importantly, accomplished master blender. Richard Paterson – the man behind Dalmore,</b> …

Kiefer Sutherland Proudly Drinks Cheap Blended Scotch

The famous actor talks whiskey and what keeps him touring the world with his band.<p>Kiefer Sutherland may be Hollywood royalty but he has cheap taste …

No less than three Scotch whisky distilleries are set to open in Edinburgh in 2018 – The City Digest

2018 is set to be a historic year for Scotch distilling with the opening of the most new distilleries ever in one year in Scotland's history.<p>As well …

Edinburgh

The Macallan Quest Collection

The Macallan Quest Collection celebrates our enduring desire to journey further and seek out the world’s finest oak to craft our exceptional casks in …

18-Year-Old Scotch for 2018

The case for drinking this mature whisky during the next 12 months.<p>Along with football bowl games and parades, spirits writers enjoy another New …

Enjoy

GLENMORANGIE LAUNCHES ITS LATEST LEGENDS COLLECTION BOTTLING

<b>Glenmorangie has today announced the launch of its latest expression from its Travel Retail exclusive, Legends Collection series of single malt</b> …

Muscat

Booze Guide: Ring In The New Year With These Spirits

“Drinking,” according to anthropologist David G. Mandelbaum, “in a particular society may be either a sacred or profane act." Mandelbaum has also …

Liquor

Celtic rockers Runrig create special whisky to give fans 'one for the road' to commemorate final tour

The band have teamed up with an Aberdeenshire drinks firm as they take a final bow after 45 years.<p>Scottish Celtic rockers Runrig are giving their …

Method to age whisky in just hours was axed over Scotch industry fears

Scientists were able to age whisky in just hours instead of years before the idea was shelved over fears it could undermine the industry by …

These Hiking Boots Come With a Built-In Whiskey Flask

Talk about a 12-Step Program.<p>0<p>SHARES<p>Two of the most sacred rites of masculinity—hiking and drinking whiskey—join forces with a new boot from Oliver …

Camping

Our Favorite Whiskies of 2017

As the year comes to an end, it looks mandatory for any blog site to come up with a ‘Best of’ post. So to keep the tradition up and prevent any kind …

R740 000 alcohol bill shocks social media

If you’ve been on social media over the past three days‚ you’ll have spotted a photo of a receipt for alcohol – including R600 000 for a bottle of …

Whiskey

Champagne Is Boring. Here's What to Drink on New Year's Eve Instead.

Pop a different kind of bottle to ring in 2018.<p>Champagne is the Jimmy Fallon of drinks–it’s bubbly, inoffensive, and easy to digest. But does anyone really, truly like it? Sure, there are certain holidays and occasions where you are expected to drink champagne, New Year’s Eve being the best …

Single Malt Whisky

Is Your Bottle of Pappy Van Winkle Fake?

Sought-after American whiskies and Scotches are now being faked and passed off as the real deal.<p>The world of high-end whisky is reeling from the …