This year has gone both strangely fast and slow. The whisky calendar is all over the place and while most things have been delayed, others are keeping to plan or even arriving earlier than expected….Continue reading »
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Diageo Special Releases 2020 – Rare by Nature part two
Posted on 28 August 2020 by Billy
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Diageo Special Releases 2019
Posted on 15 October 2019 by Billy
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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…Continue reading »
Diageo Special Releases 2019 – announced!
Posted on 23 July 2019 by Billy
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After 2018’s super-early April announcement of Diageo’s annual Special Releases collection surprised everyone, we’ve been wondering what they were up to this year. The radio silence has now been broken, and the first tidbits of…Continue reading »
What makes a great whisky tasting?
Posted on 31 January 2017 by Stuart
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I’ve been lucky to attend plenty of whisky tastings. The latest was a tour through the new batch of Diageo’s Special Releases hosted by whisky educator Colin Dunn – and it was superb. But as…Continue reading »
Diageo Special Releases 2014 – they're here….
Posted on 6 November 2014 by Billy
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It’s cold, it’s dark, people are starting to wear winter coats, and Jim Murray’s Whisky Bible has appeared. There’s still one thing missing: the Diageo Special Releases. While Rocky got a pre-pre-launch tasting a few…Continue reading »
Diageo Special Releases 2014 – first look
Posted on 15 September 2014 by Rocky
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The eagerly-awaited line-up of the Diageo Special Releases 2014 has been announced. There are a total of 11 bottlings this year, including the four usual suspects (Port Ellen, Brora, Lagavulin and unpeated Caol Ila), a…Continue reading »
TWE Whisky Show Masterclass: Sherry Heaven
Posted on 11 May 2011 by Tim F
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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…Continue reading »
Diageo Special Releases 2010
Posted on 3 November 2010 by Tim F
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Ah, autumn. The turning of the leaves. The smell of wet earth. The first frost, and being able to see your breath in the mornings. Treading in dogshit on the way home because it’s dark…Continue reading »
Well, as Caperdonich originally should contribute to blends only and as there hasn't been any distillery bottlings before the two for the Italian market in the late 70's, I'd assume that a unique...
Posted on: 15 July 2022
That's really intriguing! I need to look into when the regulations started clamping down on naming – there was some discussion around Malt Mill online recently (thanks to
Posted on: 15 July 2022