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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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Awards Season…

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It’s well known that we are a humble bunch at TWE, but on occasion we do like to toot on our trumpet of “we’re rather good”. This is now one of those times. On Tuesday…

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Cocchi?

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Despite our name we’re not all about whisky here at TWE. I’ll admit that we all rather like the odd dram, but we’re nothing if not versatile drinkers. I’m a big fan of gin in…

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London Cocktail Week and Rumfest 2011

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The Whisky Exchange Whisky Show may be over for another year, but this week is far from done. We were honoured to be the opening event of this year’s London Cocktail Week, running through this…

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Great news for customers from Germany and Sweden…

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Two bits of good news today, but in short: We are now delivering to Germany again Orders to Germany and Sweden will only get charged local duty – ie. they’re now even cheaper than before

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Rum Tasting: Havana Club Maximo Masterclass

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We were honoured to welcome Meimi Sanchez from Havana Club at a recent tasting in TWE Vinopolis, and Hector from the shop has been good enough to write up the event for TWE Blog –…

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