The Whisky Exchange Blog at Spirit of Speyside: Pt.1

Now and again, working in the whisky industry and trotting out the occasional overly verbose blog throws up some spectacular fringe benefits that fully justify the grinding rectal ache of the three hour daily commute required to trek between southeast … Continue reading >>

Suntory Japanese Whisky Charity Tasting Event

TWE Blog is proud to welcome the legendary Duncan Ross from TWE Vinopolis as a guest writer on the blog, with his first post being the following report on our recent charity Japanese whisky tasting: The events that occurred in Japan in March this year … Continue reading >>

New Compass Box: The Great King Street Artist’s Blend

The chaps at Compass Box do seem to like keeping busy. After celebrating their 10th anniversary for most of last year they got their noses back to the grindstone and started work on some new whisky. We can happily say … Continue reading >>

Suntory Japanese Whisky Tasting at TWE Vinopolis

The Whisky Exchange Vinopolis is hosting a very special tasting event next week. In light of the horrific events that devastated a proud and noble nation on the 11th March, we felt it only right to do what we do best … 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 Launch Tasting at TWE Vinopolis

As mentioned a few posts ago we ran a tasting at the end of May to celebrate our shop’s ascension to the rank of Ardbeg Embassy. We were joined by Distillery Manager Mickey Heads and an audience of peat fans … Continue reading >>

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 >>

Rum Tasting: Havana Club Maximo Masterclass

We were honoured to welcome Meimi Sanchez from Havana Club at a recent tasting in TWE Vinopolis, and Hector from the shop has been good enough to write up the event for TWE Blog – any noticeable uplift in the … 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 >>