Browsing Posts in: Scotch Whisky

Tasting the 2012 Diageo Special Releases at TWE Vinopolis

3 Comments

Since 2001 Diageo have announced, in October of each year, their Special Release Range. Each series of bottles is picked to highlight the best of their distilleries and are acknowledged to be landmark bottlings, representing…

Continue reading »

TWE Blog's Festive Whiskies

2 Comments

xmasico

It’s the time of year when one’s thoughts turn to what to treat oneself to over the festive period.  Let’s make no bones about it – although it’s an absurdly over-privileged, first world thing to say and…

Continue reading »

Bruichladdich Tasting with Craig Johnstone

2 Comments

Ever since Bruichladdich’s acquisition by Rémy Martin earlier this year they’ve been very much at the forefront of the whisky news. Throw into the mix the culmination of some of their pre-buyout plans and you’ve…

Continue reading »

Whisky Tasting: The Glenlivet at TWE Vinopolis

No Comments

We had a superb tasting at Vinopolis a couple of Mondays back.  We were delighted to welcome the affable and gregarious Ian Logan, ‘The’ Glenlivet’s global brand ambassador to introduce no less than eight outstanding drams to a…

Continue reading »

Balvenie DoubleWood 17 Year Old

No Comments

dw17ico

Balvenie‘s 12 year old DoubleWood is one of Speyside’s most-loved drams amongst the whisky fraternity, with many whisky nuts (yours truly included) citing it as a key ‘gateway’ malt.  I certainly have vivid memories of it…

Continue reading »

TWE Whisky Show 2012 – Rare & Unusual Islay Classics

4 Comments

Masterclasses

After a hectic first day of this year’s TWE Whisky Show had ended with a well-behaved single pint at the egregiously smelly (but comprehensively beer-endowed) Rake Bar before an early retirement on account of toothache, I…

Continue reading »

TWE Whisky Show 2012 – From Scotland to Japan

1 Comment

ICO

One of the things that we’ve become known for at TWE Whisky Show is our masterclasses. From the legendary Port Ellen vertical in our first year, to Serge Valentin’s Brora masterclass in year two and…

Continue reading »

New Elements of Islay and Port Askaig

No Comments

One of the very many really great things about The Whisky Exchange Whisky Show is the massive raft of new releases put out by TWE, plus Elements of Islay, Single Malts of Scotland and Port…

Continue reading »

Jim Murray's Whisky Bible Awards 2013

1 Comment

jmico

One of the first signs of autumn, along with The Whisky Show, is the thud on the doormat as the latest edition of Jim Murray’s Whisky Bible arrives. Often controversial but always influential, Jim has yet…

Continue reading »

Diageo Special Releases 2012

2 Comments

“Live each season as it passes; breathe the air, drink the drink, taste the fruit, and resign yourself to the influences of each.” – Thoreau It’s that time of year again – with the UK’s…

Continue reading »
Showing page
11 of 22
Scroll To Top