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Virtual Tastings – March 2021

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Macallan Editions

March rapidly approaches, and with it a pair of excellent virtual tastings – a deep dive into the world of fortified wine with our tame MW, and some very sought-after whiskies from the Macallan… March’s…

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Up-Cycling Your Christmas Drinks Part 5 – Cognac and Calvados

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The holidays are a time of merriment and family, often accompanied by bottles that make their yearly debut, hang around for a couple of days and then return to the drinks cupboard where they wait…

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Up-cycling Your Christmas Drinks Part 4 – Sherry

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For many people, myself included, sherry has a reputation of being a favourite of Grandmas everywhere. Similar to Port, this fortified wine has become known for its sweet flavours and slightly sticky texture, despite the…

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Virtual Tastings – February 2021

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It’s only a week since our January Virtual Tastings post, but February is almost here and with it our next couple of tastings – a chocolate-laden Valentine’s treat, an evening of fabulous fizz, and a…

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Up-cycling your Christmas drinks part 3 – liqueurs

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There are certain Christmas bottles that have a bad habit of slowly migrating backwards through the drinks cabinet. They’re excitedly bought and placed at the front of the shelf, ready for a spot of festive…

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Virtual Tastings – January 2021

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It’s the new year and we’re back with a whole new program of virtual tastings and more. We’re kicking things off with a pair of events you won’t want to miss…

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Up-cycling Your Christmas Drinks Part 2 – Port

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Port’s reputation in the UK has become a little dusty. It is, in the mind’s eye, just heavy wine – sweet and delicious, certainly, but also, perhaps, reminiscent of being slightly too hot, and a…

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Up-cycling Your Christmas Drinks Part 1 – Vermouth

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We’re on a mission to help you find tasty uses for all those bottles which might otherwise languish untouched after the anything-goes imbibing of the festive season. Remember: drinks are for life, not just for Christmas. 

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Whisky of the Year – and the winner is…

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Whisky of the Year 2021

It is the first day of December, so, as promised, we would like to announce The Whisky Exchange Whisky of the Year. Drumroll please…

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Black Tot 50th Anniversary – remembering naval rum

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Black Tot 50th Anniversary Rum

This year has been ‘special’ for many reasons, but one that we have especially enjoyed marking here at The Whisky Exchange has been the 50th anniversary of Black Tot Day – it’s been 50 years…

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Virtual Tastings – September 2020

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After a busy few months, we’re calming down a bit for our September Virtual Tastings. However, this is just the calm before the storm as Virtual Whisky Show lands on 2 October, bringing with it…

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Ardbeg Beer – The Shortie Smoky Porter

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Ardbeg The Shortie Smoky Porter

The past few months have seen delays to lots of new drinks. Hiding in that list is one that I’ve been waiting for – a new beer. I love beer, but when it crosses over…

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Virtual Tastings – August 2020

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Summer’s in full swing and our virtual tasting program continues with some appropriately late-summer sessions. Summer-sipping July has been great for tastings, with everything from American whiskeys for Independence Day and oily Islay drams, to…

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50 years of Black Tot Day, 24 hours of rum madness

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Black Tot Day

31 July is Black Tot Day, a special day for rum lovers. This year is even more special than usual – it’s fifty years since the first one. To celebrate, there’s some extra-special rum shenanigans…

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Virtual Tastings – July 2020

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Virtual Tastings July 2020

While our shop at London Bridge is now open, we’re not quite ready to start running tastings in person yet, so our program of Virtual Tastings continues! Virtual Tastings June’s line-up of tastings has been…

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Virtual Tastings – June 2020

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June Virtual Tastings

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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Virtual Cognac Show

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Virtual Cognac Show

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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Karuizawa Omoiyari

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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