Virtual Tastings – June 2020

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The summer is rapidly approaching and with it a need for some interesting drinks. While we’re not meeting up in person yet, our virtual tastings program is bigger and better than ever, with four more…

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Feis Ile 2020 – The Islay Festival online

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The end of May is usually a time for celebration in the whisky world – it’s time for Fèis Ìle, the Islay Festival of Malt and Music. A week-long celebration of Scotland’s most distillery-packed island,…

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The Glenlivet Spectra – can you solve the puzzle?

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The Glenlivet is a tricksy whisky. While the distillery is normally quite transparent about how it makes its whisky, once a year they release a bottle where they hide all the details. First Alpha, then…

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Virtual Tastings – May 2020

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It’s a new month and we’ve got a new line-up of virtual tastings to keep you learning about great drinks from the comfort of your own sofa. Mid May brings us World Whisky Day, and…

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The Wonders of Wine

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Wine is one of the most popular drinks in the world, yet with near-endless options (we have more than 1,000 bottles of still and sparkling wine on our site alone) it can be hard to…

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Virtual Cognac Show

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It’s time for the third edition of The Whisky Exchange’s award-winning Cognac Show. However, there’s one major difference this year – it’s going to be online. While we’ve had to postpone the in-person Cognac Show,…

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Covid-19 Charity Auction and a new Karuizawa

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It’s time to get bidding – Whisky.Auction’s Covid-19 Charity auction ends tonight, 14 April 2020! There are loads of great lots donated by people across the drinks world, from brands to fans and everyone in…

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Virtual Tastings

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It’s a strange time. The Whisky Exchange team are almost all working from home and all of our upcoming events for the next few months have been cancelled or postponed. However, we, like many others,…

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You know it makes sense – new TV tie-in whiskies

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While TV-tie in whiskies were once an idea only raised in the context of jokes, the success of Diageo’s Game of Thrones series last year proved beyond doubt that they are anything but. Other brands…

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Bring the Bar Home – support your favourite bars

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With the UK’s bars closed down, it’s a hard time for both the drinks industry and drinkers – the former is having to make hard decisions about staff and ongoing business, and the latter don’t…

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Glen Grant for Burns Night with Jim Murray and Dennis Malcolm

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What did you do for Burns Night 2019? Did you spend it in the UK’s tallest building, sipping award-winning drams with arguably the world’s best-known and longest-standing whisky writer, and the master distiller in charge…

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The 10 Best Drinks Gifts Available Right Now – December Edition

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Christmas is now frighteningly close, so much so that my Christmas cake has now drunk more whisky than I have*. If you’re still stuck for gift inspiration, or just fancy treating yourself, we’ve rounded up…

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Should Eggnog Be Aged?

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or; Project Nog – Phase Two: Unravelling The Mysteries of Time Part one of our eggnog adventures appeared previously – What booze works best in eggnog? Always asking the important questions, we are. The most…

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Whisky of the Year – the winner…

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It’s that time again – the announcement of our Whisky of the Year. And the winner is, drum-roll, please…

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What booze works best in eggnog?

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or; Project Nog: Into A Dairy Sea There comes a point in everyone’s life – or so it seems to us here at The Whisky Exchange editorial department – when we (they? One?) must look…

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The 10 Best Drinks Gifts Available Right Now

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Gift packs can be a fantastic, convenient way to get yourself – and the ultimate recipient of your carefully considered and wildly lavish gift – the absolute maximum in terms of bang/buck ratio. They can…

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Jim Murray’s Whisky Bible 2020 – the winners

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With its usual lack of fanfare (followed by a lot of internet-based raging), the latest edition of ‘The World’s Leading Whisky Guide’ has landed – Jim Murray’s Whisky Bible 2020.

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Diageo Special Releases 2019

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Announced back in July, the Diageo Special Releases 2019 have now been unveiled. The yearly range is a fixture of the whisky calendar, and the past few years have seen a number of changes. Find…

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