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In Their Own Words – Colin Dunn, Whisky Ambassador, Diageo

Colin Dunn

Colin Dunn has done more than most to get people switched on to whisky. After a spell with Suntory, he moved to Diageo in 2008, educating drinkers about the delights of the company’s numerous single…

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Diageo Special Releases 2013 Tasting with Colin Dunn

Diageo Special Releases 2013

If there’s one thing we can’t be accused of here at TWE, it’s not kicking the year of tastings off in some style. As we did last year, we began by welcoming the inimitable Colin…

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Caol Ila Masterclass with Colin Dunn

Colin Dunn at The Whisky Exchange Vinopolis

Monday 11th November saw the eagerly anticipated return to Vinopolis of Colin Dunn, Diageo Whisky Ambassador and recently deserved inductee into the Keepers of the Quaich. Star of such classic tastings as “Barley and the…

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An evening of Lagavulin with Messrs Dunn, Lafond and Hain.

It’s quite scary that other than our Burns Night extravaganza in mid-February we haven’t run any whisky tastings yet this year. We’ve got a rather full schedule for the next few months to make up…

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What makes a great whisky tasting?

Colin Dunn

I’ve been lucky to attend plenty of whisky tastings. The latest was a tour through the new batch of Diageo’s Special Releases hosted by whisky educator Colin Dunn – and it was superb. But as…

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The Whisky Exchange Blog Review of 2016

The Whisky Exchange

The Whisky Exchange blog was busier than ever in 2016, with so much happening in the drinks world to talk about, from shock EU rulings to legendary masterclasses and cool cocktail trends. Here are some…

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#Lagavulin200 – celebrating a big birthday

#Lagavulin200

‘Islay is the eighth wonder of the world’ Colin Dunn knows how to open a whisky tasting. While invoking wonder-dom for Islay may seem hyperbolic, there are some tasting line-ups that justify such comments –…

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Tasting the 2015 Diageo Special Releases

Colin Dunn Special Releases Tasting

Our yearly tasting calendar is a varied list of events, taking in everything from whisky to spirits and liqueurs, with even an occasional foray into the world of fizzy wine – tickets to our next tasting, Growers’…

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The Whisky Exchange Blog Review of 2015

New Year 2015

2015 was as busy as ever, with loads of new drinks appearing on our shelves and more customers than ever before – thank you for making it such a success. It’s now 2016, and that…

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The Whisky Exchange Whisky Show 2015 – Gone But Never Forgotten

Colin Dunn

We conclude our round-up of this year’s Whisky Show masterclasses with Gone But Never Forgotten, a tasting of six whiskies from closed distilleries. Such tastings always attract a lot of interest, for the simple reason…

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Karuizawa Charity Masterclass – The Whisky Show does it again…

Karuizawa Charity Tasting

The Whisky Exchange Whisky Show is less than eight weeks away, which means that from here on the announcements will be coming thick and fast – there’s lots going on this year. For those of…

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Talisker vs Borough Market tasting – Skye Harder

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Talisker whisky is fiery, peppery and smoky, but does it work with food? We hosted our first Talisker-themed food-pairing night five years ago at the TWE shop, so a sequel was long overdue. Diageo brand…

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The (now) Traditional TWE Blog Review of the Year

The Whisky Exchange 2014 Round-up

Starting traditions is easy. Firstly, you declare that something is a tradition, and then you do it more than once. Bingo: tradition. On that note, here’s the (now) traditional TWE Blog Review of the Year!…

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The Whisky Show Masterclass – Aurora Brorealis

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The headline Masterclasses at The Whisky Exchange Whisky Show are guaranteed to be special. This year’s line-up included a rare chance to taste six whiskies from legendary closed distillery Brora, in the epically titled Aurora Brorealis, led…

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London Cocktail Week 2014 – whisky delights on offer

London Cocktail Week 2014

While we’re focused on The Whisky Exchange Whisky Show this week, life does continue after it. The show is not only an excellent thing in its own right, but is also the opening event of…

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The Whisky Exchange Whisky Show 2014 – bigger and better!

The Whisky Show 2014

Andy There’s less than two weeks to go, and we’re almost there. The office is buzzing with talk of The Whisky Show, and we can’t wait to welcome you all there. Since joining TWE last…

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Balblair 2000 – TWE exclusive first-fill sherry butt

Balblair 2000

Time has rolled on a bit. It seems like only yesterday that I was a balding computer programmer, sat at a table in The Whisky Exchange shop in Vinopolis, confronted by 10 excellent whiskies. It was the…

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Cameronbridge – the home of Haig Club

Cameron Brig

It’s fairly well known now that Diageo have released a new whisky – Haig Club. Not only is it a new whisky, but something a little different to most: a Single Grain Scotch whisky aimed…

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