Category Archives: Whisky News

 

Last Vatted Malt: Compass Box Get Reactionary

Dateline: 22nd November 2011.  Time: 11.59pm. Venue: A secret location in London.  There’s going to be a raucous party this evening – a sort of ‘pre-wake’, if you will (don’t worry, all will become clear).  A fancy Soho joint will be flashmobbed by a … Continue reading >>

Jim Murray’s Whisky Bible Awards 2012

Close on the heels of the Diageo Special Releases (no, we don’t have any Port Ellen left) came the surprise announcement of the winners of this years awards in Jim Murray’s Whisky Bible. The big one that everyone always wants to … Continue reading >>

Great news for customers from Germany and Sweden…

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

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 >>

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 >>

Dalmore 64 Trinitas at The Whisky Exchange

Every so often something pretty amazing happens.  Beyond which, now and again, something happens that could be sensibly described as phenomenal. And then there’s stuff like this. Working in partnership with The Whisky Exchange, the Highlands’ most prestigious distillery The … Continue reading >>

Taking the Pissky: Whisky From Urine???

A mere week or so after the story of scientists turning whisky by-products into biofuel broke, another recycling whisky-based story has turned up – this time from the Couldn’t-Make-It-Up department (aka the chaps at Vinopolis who clearly must have too much time on … Continue reading >>

Diageo Special Releases 2009 Announced

Just received the following stuff on the Diageo Special Releases for this year, so thought I’d better share.  I’m going to a tasting of these tomorrow night, so will post my own impressions later in the week. The full line-up has … Continue reading >>

The Whisky Exchange Shipping to Sweden!

Helan går till Sverige! The Whisky Exchange is delighted to announce that we are now able to ship to Sweden! As far as we are aware, TWE is the first – and only – online retailer to register with the … Continue reading >>

Press Release ‘Trilogy’: Gold Bowmore

Continuing our trilogy of blog posts on noteworthy whisky press releases, let’s have a bit about the new Gold Bowmore. In contrast to Whyte & Mackay’s media-savvy pi$$-taking audaciousness, as discussed in my previous post and here, this press release is rather … Continue reading >>

Press Release ‘Trilogy’: Richard Paterson Going Cheap

Whisky press releases.  There are several super-efficient whisky blogs and sites on t’interweb that post them up long before I’ve even read them. However, it has to be said that the vast majority of these releases are profoundly dull, so I normally … Continue reading >>

More Great New Whisky Stuff

After the positive response I got from my last blog post on the positive whisky stuff happening at the moment – and because I’m a person with a generally sunny disposition (once the sun’s over the yard-arm at least) - I thought I’d continue … Continue reading >>