Diageo Special Releases 2022 – Elusive Expressions

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It’s that time of year again: Whisky Show is days away, the year-end acceleration of new whisky releases is upon us and I’m already pining for a holiday. All of this means that that we…

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The Glenturret – more than just a distillery

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We’re currently running a competition to win a fantastic trip to visit Glenturret, so I decided to head up to Scotland to see what all the fuss was about, and make sure that the prize…

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Liberté, égalité, Lillet: Three Ways to drink Bordeaux’s favourite Aperitif

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Sweet, aromatic Lillet Blanc has been a fixture on bars and dinner tables across France for more than a century. While this icon of bon vivant-ery is also exported around the world there is some…

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Singleton of Dufftown Food Pairing – Grub’s Up!

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The Singleton of Dufftown has been at the heart of the Singleton range for years and has recently been getting some exposure from its owners as a go-to dram. One of the reasons it has…

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The History of Cuban Rum in Three Drinks

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The story of Cuban rum is, in many ways, the story of Cuba. Its evolution has followed changes in the island’s economy and culture, from the first aguardiente to the light aged rums we enjoy…

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The Chichibu Martial Arts Trilogy – Exclusive to The Whisky Exchange

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When it comes to our regular exclusive releases, there’s one distillery which gets most of the attention. We sit hitting refresh on the shipping website, waiting for details of when the bottles might land in…

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Caperdonich – a lost Speysider with a smoky secret

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The history of whisky in Scotland is littered with the names of closed distilleries. While some of them have risen in fame since their closing, some have continued in obscurity, and a few have done…

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Talisker x Parley: Rewilding the sea with Forests of the Deep

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Talisker distillery is not only maritime in character but in location, with every drop of whisky distilled by the sea. It’s not surprising that when it comes to charitable endeavours, the oceans are its focus,…

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Glen Grant Dennis Malcom 60th Anniversary Edition

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When it comes to veterans of the whisky industry, Glen Grant’s Dennis Malcolm leaps to mind as someone who has spent his entire life almost literally immersed in whisky. This year he celebrates his 60th…

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What to drink in 2022

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At the moment there are a lot of articles around talking about the trends for 2022.  Like any other drinks retailer, we are also conscious of what is happening out there in the big wide…

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The Whisky Exchange Last-Minute Gift Guide

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Need inspiration for that special bottle? Looking for a last minute stocking filler? Absolutely no idea what to get for secret Santa? Well fear not, because the always publishable Whisky Exchange Christmas gift guide is…

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Win our biggest-ever tasting set – The Perfect Measure giveaway

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You may have noticed that Christmas is approaching. While we’ve got loads of great things happening on our website – and you can find them through our Christmas page – we also have lots going…

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Halloween approaches – spooky shops and (non) gruesome gifts

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Halloween is almost here, and this year, after 18 months of intermittent lockdowns and closures, our shop teams want to do some celebrating. If you head down to see them this weekend they might have…

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Diageo Special Releases 2021 – Legends Untold

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While the past year has been a strange one, there are some things that have rolled on barely affected. One of those is the yearly Diageo Special Releases. They popped up on time in 2020…

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Whisky Show Bottlings 2021 – Adventures in Flavour

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Whisky Show is almost upon us again. It’s our lucky 13th show – 12th in person – and the first year where we are combining our traditional weekend of whisky at Old Billingsgate with a…

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Everything You Need To Know About Whisky (but are too afraid to ask)

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After more than a year of planning, months of writing and weeks of proofreading, we are very proud to announce the launch of a very special project: our first-ever book – Everything You Need To…

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Virtual Tastings – August 2021

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We’ve had a bit of time off our virtual tastings recently – with bars reopening we want to encourage folks to (safely) get back out there. However, in August we’ve got a tasting that we…

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Where to drink whisky outside in London: April 2021

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In a month where we’re all rediscovering our love of lolling about with friends in beer gardens, we wanted to highlight some of the places where you can also sip a dram or two in…

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