Tag Archives: Scotchwhisky

• Wm Grant & Sons spends £100,000 opposing Scottish independence

Wm Grant & Sons spends £100,000 opposing Scottish independence

Glenfiddich Scotch whisky distiller William Grant & Sons has given £100,000 to Better Together – the official opponents of Scottish Independence.

• Glenfiddich Scoops Six Gold Medals

Glenfiddich Scoops Six Gold Medals

World’s most awarded single malt celebrates win as Glenfiddich Distillery turns 125 this year. Glenfiddich Single Malt Scotch Whisky has been awarded a total of six ‘gold outstanding’ and ‘gold’ medals in the 2012 International Wine & Spirit Competition. In what is a special year for Glenfiddich as it celebrates its 125 year anniversary since […]

• How to Turn Your Kids Onto Artisanal Spirits

How to Turn Your Kids Onto Artisanal Spirits

Spice up the meal with a puff of the hard stuff. Forget salt and pepper, a Burgundy-based company has launched a range of spirits in atomizers which are designed to be sprayed on to food as a seasoning. Seven spirits, including a Cognac, rum, Scotch whisky and pastis, come in a perfume-like bottle and are […]

• Why Does Scotch Smell Like Band-Aids?

Why Does Scotch Smell Like Band-Aids?

Also disinfectant, crude oil, Sharpies, synthetic insulin… “A friend of mine has type 1 diabetes, for which she injects a synthetic insulin called Humalog. When she does, there’s a quick but very powerful aroma of… Band-Aids. It’s weird. I never thought much of it, until the last time I had a peaty glass of scotch, […]

• Beam India launches Scotch based ‘Teacher’s ready to drink’

Beam India launches Scotch based ‘Teacher’s ready to drink’

Beam Inc., a leading global spirits company, has decided to launch Teacher’s ready to drink (RTD), a Scotch based beverage in a can to extend the Teacher’s brand among the youth brigade. The RTD will be available in two variants pre-mixed with two of the most common mixers – Teacher’s & Soda and Teacher’s & […]

• 13th Annual Whiskies of the World Expo & Artisanal Spirits Expo

13th Annual Whiskies of the World Expo & Artisanal Spirits Expo

“The Whiskies of the World Expo gathers the world’s most fascinating distilled spirits along with their makers and ambassadors to give its guests an opportunity to sample, learn and experience a night of delicious spirited fun. By popular demand, the 13th WoW Expo will be back on the San Francisco Belle Yacht (docked), with its three […]

• Latin America’s growing taste for whisky

Latin America’s growing taste for whisky

With Latin American markets becoming more stable, consumers south of the border are raising a dram. Scotland’s whisky industry has long placed its bets on Asian countries as drivers of future growth, but as Latin Americans’ taste for global luxury increases, distillers are hedging their bets. Scotch whisky exports to Central and South America increased […]

• The Best Whisky Book Ever – A Must Read!

The Best Whisky Book Ever – A Must Read!

“Since I write a fair amount on wines and spirits, and especially whiskies, I have amassed a decent library of books on these subjects for reference. But until I got The World Atlas of Whisky as a gift from a friend (Thanks PG!), I had no idea what I was missing. Author Dave Broom has […]

• Design and name your own real Scottish whisky blend

Design and name your own real Scottish whisky blend

Scottish Whisky Blender is a site that enables visitors to design and name their own custom whisky blends. It was not long ago that we wrote about Alchemist Dreams and their customizable liqueurs, and now we’ve come across a similar idea with a slight twist. Scottish Whisky Blender is a site that enables visitors to […]