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Corsair – southern style

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‘If it has been done before, we are not interested in doing it.’ An apt motto when you learn that it comes from Corsair, the US-based distiller that has turned more than a few heads…

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Growers’ Champagne Tasting with Dawn Davies MW – small is beautiful

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Growers' Champagne

The big Champagne houses are some of the best-known brands on the planet – the likes of Krug, Bollinger and Moët et Chandon. But there is another side – the world of growers’ Champagne. People…

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Laurent-Perrier Rose – Champagne of the Month

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Laurent-Perrier

For March’s Champagne of the Month, we’ve chosen an iconic pink Champagne: Laurent-Perrier Rosé. One of the first non-vintage rosé Champagnes when it was launched in 1968, it has become instantly recognisable around the world….

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Rumchata Cream Liqueur – Spirit of the Month

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RumChata

Easter is just a few weeks away, so for the sweet-toothed among you, we have an ideal Spirit of the Month for you: Rumchata Cream Liqueur. It’s been a huge hit in the US since its 2010 launch,…

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Foursquare Spiced Rum – a class act

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Foursquare Rum Distillery

A lot of people have a soft spot for spiced rum, particularly at this time of year. The combination of rich rum and sweet spice works a treat, particularly served with a mixer or made…

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London Beer Week 2016 – it’s on!

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London Beer Week 2016

It’s the end of February, which means it’s London Beer Week. After 2015’s successful inaugural year, the Drinkup.London team are back with another week of beer-related shenanigans. There are reduced priced drinks for those with…

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Ciroc Derek Zoolander Blue Steel – Double Magnum Prize Draw!

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Ciroc Derek Zoolander Blue Steel Vodka

I am often shocked by a lack of culture from my TWE Blog colleagues. While I was happy to lend them a copy of Dude Where’s My Car – the finest film ever made – to ensure…

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Spirit of the Month – Saliza Amaretto Veneziano

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Spirit of the Month – Salizá

Something different for February’s Spirit of the Month – a liqueur. We’ve chosen a classic Italian almond-flavoured example: Salizá Amaretto Veneziano from Bepi Tosolini. Amaretto is an almond-flavoured liqueur which is predominantly made in Italy….

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Charles Heidsieck Brut Reserve – Champagne of the Month

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Charles Heidsieck

Next up on our Of The Month list for February is Champagne – this month’s top fizz is from Charles Heidsieck. I admit I didn’t think I knew anything about Charles Heidsieck before I started looking…

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New Year, New Beer!

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Beer

As I have mentioned before, I’m a beer fan. Annoyingly, we’ve not had many on the website, with our small selection consisting of a pair of great Scottish brewers – Harviestoun and Windswept – and…

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UK Blog Awards – vote for us!

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UK Blog Awards

When it comes to competitions, the past year has been great for The Whisky Exchange – we’ve picked up both the Digital Entrepreneur Small E-Commerce Business of the Year award and the International Wine and…

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New year, new drinks of the month for January

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Of The Month January 2016

The new year is starting with a bang – three new drinks of the month each with a great money-saving deal. I’ll start with the Malt of the Month, as it’s a whisky that I tried…

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The Whisky Exchange Blog Review of 2015

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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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Plantation Rum – Caribbean character with a French twist

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Plantation Rum

If you’re a fan of rum then you’ve probably heard of Plantation. Exploding onto the scene a few years back, they’ve already grown to become one of the most-awarded rum bottlers in the world, including…

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The Whisky Exchange Vinopolis – My Memories

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Vinopolis Shop

Ten years after opening in London Bridge, our Vinopolis store closed for the last time on Christmas Eve. We will be announcing its replacement very soon in the same part of town, and in the…

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