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Kavalan whisky – made in Taiwan

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Kavalan Distillery

We’ve been big fans of Kavalan since it first made an appearance on our shores in 2011, so much so that we spent a year to be the first to stock its whiskies in the UK, and it has been…

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World whisky tasting at The Whisky Exchange Shop @ Covent Garden

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World Whisky Barrel Top Tasting

Our Covent Garden shop opened at the end of last year, and now that we’ve settled in, we’re ready to start our latest new thing – a regular, end-of-the-month tasting evening. Tomorrow, Thursday 25 February,…

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Tasting the 2015 Diageo Special Releases

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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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Burns Night – poetry an’ whisky gang thegither!

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Robert Burns

This evening is one of the most important in the Scottish whisky drinking calendar: Burns Night. It’s important enough that I’ve written about it for three of the past four years here on the blog…

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Well-aged whisky with Balblair, Old Pulteney and AnCnoc

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Inver House Aged Tasting

For our final tasting of 2015, we welcomed Inver House Distillers to showcase some of their whiskies, focusing on an aspect of whisky that most companies are not talking about much these days: long ageing….

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The Whisky Exchange Whisky of the Year 2016

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Whisky of the Year 2015-16

With Christmas approaching, it means it’s time to announce the Whisky Exchange Whisky of the Year 2016. This now-traditional annual event moved north of the river this year to The Rooms at Browns, just round…

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Compass Box – 15 not out

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John Glaser Compass Box

Compass Box has long been one of my favourite blenders. Founded by whiskymaker John Glaser in 2000, it has gone from strength to strength. The team has been at the forefront of innovation, and is…

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The Whisky Show 2015 – The Show Bottlings

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Show Bottlings

At The Whisky Show, I have either the best or worst job in TWE’s editorial team. Rocky is king of the masterclasses, setting up, breaking down and generally keeping the ship on an even keel;…

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The Whisky Exchange Whisky Show – this weekend!

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The Whisky Exchange Whisky Show 2015

It’s that time of year again. The office is really busy, new whiskies are appearing in every corner, emails containing huge lists of things are zipping around and I’m working on a weekend – it’s…

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Karuizawa Charity Masterclass – The Whisky Show does it again…

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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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Three Legends of Whisky – another reason to go to The Whisky Show

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Three Legends

The Whisky Exchange Whisky Show 2015 is a mere four-and-a-half months away. Tickets are selling well, with early-bird weekend passes down to the last handful, exhibitors are starting to confirm and things are generally going…

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Whisky Fight Night 3: Brawl at the Bridge – Balvenie vs Glenmorangie

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Whisky Fight Night

We run a lot of events through the year, from barrel-top tastings in our shop through to The Whisky Exchange Whisky Show‘s weekend of wonder, but every now and again we do something very different….

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Whisky Fight Night: Brawl at the Bridge – tickets on sale now!

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Whisky Fight Night 3

The Whisky Exchange Shop at Vinopolis hosts lots of great events. However, there’s one pair of presenters who stand out from the crowd when it comes to putting on an evening to remember, creating tastings that…

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Upcoming whisky festivals – tickets on sale now!

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Upcoming Festivals

March is the month when the UK whisky festival calendar starts up again. From here until October the schedule is pretty full, with shows up and down the country from Bristol to Speyside. As you might expect,…

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The Unseen Bar and the lesser-spotted Glenmorangie 1963

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The Glenmorangie Unseen Bar

Pop-up whisky bars are all the rage in London these days. They’re a great chance for distilleries to actually speak to whisky fans and for those same fans to try some interesting drams. From today…

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