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Mezcal and Sotol at TWE Vinopolis

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Cinco de Mayo

[We would like to welcome Sam Jeffrey, one of our latest recruits to the good ship TWE Vinopolis, to the blog! Here’s his debut post, a write-up on our Cinco de Mayo tasting from the…

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Rum and Cognac…together?

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While Tim and I often take on the role of roving reporters when it comes to our Vinopolis tastings, it’s not only us who make it along from HQ to ‘help out’. However, back at…

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Happy Christmas!

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We know we’re a day early, but the office is now closing down for Christmas so we thought we’d put up a little something on the blog before we power down our PCs and turn…

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Discounted postage, discontinued whiskies, toasts, a Christmas gift finder and more…

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It’s been a rather busy few months at TWE and that’s before we’ve hit the Christmas rush. We like to show off some of the things we’ve done from time to time, so here are…

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Christmas Delivery Cut-off Dates

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As you may have noticed, Christmas is drawing near. As such the postal system is getting bogged down around the world and parcels may take a little longer than usual to arrive. In order to…

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Ilegal Mezcal

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Some products take a little longer to reach our shelves than others, and one that we’ve been waiting on for quite a while is Ilegal Mezcal, freshly launched in the UK this November. We’re big…

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The Whisky Show 2012, London Cocktail Week and Rumfest…

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It’s been rather busy at TWE Towers over the last few weeks. Not only have we just finished the 2012 edition of our rather splendid Whisky Show, but we’ve also got a week of drinks…

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Product Alerts on The Whisky Exchange website

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We don’t talk all that much about our main website here on TWEBlog, but behind the scenes our tech team are constantly tweaking and poking around to add new features. One of the most commonly…

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Black Tot Day

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July 31st is a bit of a strange day in the booze calendar. While it’s often seen as a sad day in principle, it’s increasingly being celebrated. For those not in the know: July 31st…

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Our Pop-up shop…it lives…

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Following on from my last post on the subject, our temporary shop (only around the corner from our traditional location in Vinopolis) is now fully armed and operational. We’ll be there while Vinopolis is rebuilt/refurbished…

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Ted Breaux, Jade Liqueurs and the Green Fairy

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I like absinthe. I’ve outed myself as an absinthe fan in public on a number of occasions, and over the years, slowly but surely, it seems that people are coming around to the idea that…

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Tasting AE Dor and Grosperrin Cognac with Ed Bates

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This month’s first tasting down at our Shop was another stepping out of the confines of grain spirits, this time into the world of boiled wine, specifically cognac. We were joined by Mousquetaire d’Armagnac and…

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Our Shop is Moving! (temporarily)

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The summer is upon us and with it there is an unnamed sporting event happening in our capital. That, along with a chunk of serious building work, means that Vinopolis, the home of our shop…

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Cinco de Mayo at TWE Vinopolis

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Most of my blog posts recently seem to have started off with a “there are other spirits in the world that aren’t whisky” type of sentiment, which is getting a bit long in the tooth….

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World Gin Day 2012

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Some say it tastes of petrol; others like it with tonic; a few of us even like drinking it on its own. I am of course speaking of gin, the finest juniper-led spirit of our…

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The Whisky Exchange – Independent Retailer of the Year 2012

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We’re delighted to announce that The Whisky Exchange has scooped another gong!  At the UK’s biggest drinks trade event, the London International Wine Fair held in Excel last week, TWE was named as Independent Retailer of the Year…

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Kamm & Sons – The Return!

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The recent wave of classic cocktail fever making its way around the world has not only reawakened interest in suit tailoring options that allow a bartender to correctly perform a Hard Shake, but also a…

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Vodka Tasting at TWE Vinopolis

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Time for another guest post – this time a tasting report from TWE Vinopolis‘s resident debonair young charmer, Toby – reporting on the recent Vodka Masterclass hosted at the venue by Pleurat Shabani: We started with a brief…

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