Vote for us – IWSC Online Retailer of the Year

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It’s that time of year again. The International Wine and Spirits Competition have run out of wine and spirits to judge and their eyes have turned to the world of drinks shops. It’s only the…

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Spirit of the Month – Tanqueray Old Tom

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Joining the Spirit of the Month ranks this September is something both old and new at the same time – Tanqueray Old Tom. Old Tom is an old style of gin, sweeter than a London…

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Malt of the Month – Glenfarclas 12 Year Old Litre Bottles

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Whisky bottles were standardised at 70cl across Europe back in 1990, and ever since then our North American cousins (and our chums down in South Africa) have been pointing at the extra couple of shots their…

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BenRiach and Glendronach – new TWE exclusives

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We spend a large amount of time at The Whisky Exchange looking for great whisky. While this sometimes appears as obscure old bottles and hard-to-find things from overseas, we also work closely with distilleries to…

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Havana Club 7 – a Cuban revolution

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Havana Club is one of the biggest-selling rums in the world, and they’ve earned their spot at the top. They can trace their rum-production pedigree back over 130 years, and in that time they’ve seen revolution,…

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Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Fire – it’s finally here

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A reputation is a terrible thing. You post one thing on the internet, more people than expected read it, and from that day on you are ‘that guy who likes Jack Daniel’s Honey‘. So, when…

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Wild Turkey – the true taste of Kentucky

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Associate distiller Eddie Russell led a tasting of his Wild Turkey range at our Vinopolis shop earlier this month. As well as taking us through his excellent range of whiskeys, Eddie talked about how his father…

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Forest Dry Gin – a gin for all seasons

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Special-edition bottlings are common among spirits producers, but award-winning Belgian sommelier Jurgen Lijcops has gone a stage further by launching Forest Dry Gin, a range of four gins that change with the seasons. We spoke…

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Sake – going against the grain

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Part of the reason I love my job is learning something new every day. There’s one drink that has fascinated me more than any other in recent years (and it’s one of the most complicated)…

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National Rum Day – a Caribbean cruise

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This Sunday (16 August) is National Rum Day. Placed slap bang in the middle of summer, it’s the perfect time to try some rum cocktails. We’ve created a shiny page with three of our favourites:…

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Karuizawa Charity Masterclass – The Whisky Show does it again…

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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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August multi-buy whisky deals

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We’ve been good to you over the past few months. We’ve had a run of competitions and special offers throughout the summer, and are finishing things up with a month of whisky multi-buy deals. We’ve…

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In their own words – George Grant, Director of Sales, Glenfarclas

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Glenfarclas is a rare example of a Scottish distillery that is still in independent hands. I sat down with director of sales, George Grant, as the distillery celebrated 150 years of Grant family ownership. ‘The…

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Pimp your gin and tonic with OriGINario Botanicals!

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If you’re partial to a gin and tonic, we have a new product we know you’ll love. Personalising your drinks is all the rage at the moment, so these new botanical packs from OriGINario are…

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Spirit of the Month – Jewel of Russia Classic Vodka

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We’re approaching the height of summer, so what better than a delicious Russian vodka for August’s Spirit of the Month. Jewel of Russia Classic is a full-bodied vodka that is rich and creamy with a…

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