Category Archives: WHISKY & WHISKEY

 

Tasting Notes: Port Ellen 1982 Royal Wedding Whisky

Just arrived – our very special single sherry cask 1982 Port Ellen Royal Wedding Reserve!  We mentioned this in our earlier guide to Royal Wedding whiskies, so let’s try and give you an idea of what it’s all about with … Continue reading >>

Ardbeg Embassy at TWE Vinopolis

After years of quietly sipping away at their whiskies, and occasionally selling a bottle or three, we are very proud to announce that The Whisky Exchange at Vinopolis has been invited to become an official Ardbeg Embassy – a privilege … Continue reading >>

The Balvenie Whisky Den

The folks over at William Grant & Sons like a bit of interesting marketing. Their portfolio stretches outside of the world of whisky, with both Hendrick’s and Sailor Jerry Rum on the books, and over the last few years they’ve … Continue reading >>

Whisky…cocktails?

As the new boy here at TWE Towers the time has come that I must reveal myself to the world via a blog post. Hello, I am Billy. I’m a former computer programmer turned whisky blogger who now has the … Continue reading >>

TWE Whisky Show Masterclass: Sherry Heaven

We’ve got some exciting news about The Whisky Exchange Whisky Show today on TWE Blog, as I’m announcing the first of this year’s Masterclasses!  And you’d better strap yourselves in, because it’s a stunner… To maintain the standards of previous events … Continue reading >>

Whisky Show Tickets Now On Sale!!

Hi Folks, Just a quick heads-up that tickets for The Whisky Exchange Whisky Show are now on sale from ticketsource.co.uk! Click here to get yours: http://www.whisky-show.com/whisky-show-2011-tickets Don’t hang around, as advance interest has been very high for these.  The TWE … Continue reading >>

40 Year-Old Whiskies: A Guide

Ok, we’re doing something a bit different today on The Whisky Exchange Blog – a collaborative post!  Yes, this particular blog on forty year-old whisky has been written by myself AND Sukhinder:  he’s supplied the history and the cold hard … Continue reading >>

Shackleton’s Whisky – Mackinlay’s Reborn

  Such was the (possibly apocryphal) advertisement with which Ernest Shackleton was said to have recruited team members for his unsuccessful Antarctic trip, which began in 1907 and ended in 1909 as encroaching sea ice forced an early departure. Shackleton’s expedition … Continue reading >>

Royal Wedding Whisky: A Guide

So, unless you’re one of those lucky people who live in a cave or on top of a pillar of stone without access to a decent Wi-Fi signal, it’s unlikely to have escaped your attention that in a month or so’s time the … Continue reading >>

Whisky Tasting Notes: Caol Ila Moch

It’s fair to say that I’ve had a good week. On Monday I was lucky enough to attend a fantastic Compass Box tasting at TWE Vinopolis, hosted by head honcho John Glaser, who took the rapt crowd through seven of his superb … Continue reading >>

New Event: The Whisky Exchange Whisky Show

Some TWE news today – most of you will be aware that The Whisky Exchange have been involved for the last two years as organisers of The Whisky Show, in partnership with Graeme Wallace of GW Publishing.  The Shows have … Continue reading >>

TWE Suspends Shipping to Germany

Update: The bad times are past and we now deliver to Germany again. See over here for a blog post all about it (and some tasty tax related shenanigans which mean that German orders have some extra benefits). The post … Continue reading >>