Browsing Monthly Archives for July 2015

Champagne of the Moment – 2006 Cristal

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Louis Roederer logo

There are certain drinks that become icons. One of them is Cristal, Louis Roederer’s flagship Champagne, and we are delighted to announce that 2006 Cristal is our Champagne of the Moment for July, with £15 off…

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Grand Marnier Kit – get your summer party started

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Grand Marnier logo

Nothing says summer quite like an al fresco drinks party. Following on from our popular Summer Gin Cocktail Kit (we only have a few left), we’ve put together a Summer Party Kit, with almost everything you…

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Aperol – this is a Spritz

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Aperol

We’re rather obsessed with summer at TWE at the moment. English memories are short, and each year the warm summer surprises us, with gasps all around as we realise that for a few weeks we…

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National Tequila Day 2015 – Batanga!

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Tequila

The earth has made another circuit around the sun. In my usually rainy bit of it, it’s been hot, and atmosphere-wise we’re about as close we’re going to get to Mexico. As such, it is fitting…

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Glenfarclas £511.19s.0d – I call that a bargain

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Glenfarclas £511.19s.0d

A lot of distilleries talk about their history, but there are few still in operation who can point to generations of family ownership. One of the best known distilling families in that exclusive club are…

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Summer Gin Cocktail Kit – have it your way!

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Tanqueray glass

The sun is doing its best to peek out from behind the clouds, and in preparation for a glorious August, we’ve put together a great little cocktail kit that lets you personalise your drinks –…

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New Signatory TWE exclusive whiskies – a sherried trio

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TWE Signatory Exclusives

Over the past few years we’ve been working closely with some of the world’s best independent bottlers to release whiskies exclusive to The Whisky Exchange. We’ve produced a range of great bottlings, but we’ve returned…

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No.3 London Dry Gin – the key to success

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No.3 Bar at The Royal Albert Hall

Gin has seen a remarkable rise over the past few years, with new brands appearing almost every week. One of the first was No.3 Gin, introduced by historic wine and spirit merchant (and independent bottler)…

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Hibiki Harmony – a blend apart

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Hibiki Harmony

Japanese whisky is enjoying its moment in the sun, but its new-found popularity is putting a strain on stock levels, and as such, non-age-statement whiskies are the inevitable consequence. Hibiki’s answer is Harmony, a blend…

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Highland Park Competition – win a bottle of Orcadian Vintage 1976

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Highland Park Competition

With summer in the air here at TWE HQ, we think it’s time for a new competition. We’re big Highland Park fans and we’ve got a very special bottle to give away: Highland Park 1976…

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Gosling’s Dark ‘n’ Stormy – for when it’s bright ‘n’ sunny

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Gosling's Dark N Stormy

The past few weeks have been hot in the UK, with some of the highest temperatures recorded down the road from TWE HQ. Fortunately for us, the air conditioning in the office is particularly effective,…

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Malt of the Month – Laphroaig 10 Year Old

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Laphroaig 10

The Islay Festival may have finished weeks ago, but July’s Malt of the Month has been chosen to help those of us who went relive the visit and to give those who couldn’t go a…

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Ledaig Dusgadh 42 – still life

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Ledaig

Every so often, a truly historic bottling comes along. One recent release that deserves that accolade is Ledaig Dùsgadh 42 Year Old. The Isle of Mull’s sole distillery was reopened under the Ledaig name in…

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Tio Pepe En Rama 2015 – ready salted

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Gonzalez Byass Vineyards

It’s been long overdue but sherry is starting to come back into fashion. No longer purely seen as ‘granny’s tipple’, producers have been looking at ways to give a contemporary twist to this historic and…

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