On 3rd February 1940 in a quiet corner in the north of Scotland, George Urquhart and his father, John, had the extraordinary foresight and vision to lay down spirit from Glenlivet Distillery in a bespoke Gordon & MacPhail cask to be enjoyed by future generations. Cask 340 To celebrate John and George Urquhart’s vision, Gordon … Continue reading Press Release: Gordon & MacPhail Introduces The World’s Oldest Single Malt Scotch Whisky
That word is not what you think it is… It is MACKMYRA! The Swedish whisky makers have now literally pushed the boat out and have announced that they are ageing some of their whisky in casks on a barge on the River Seine in Paris! That's right... on a boat! Mackmyra Angela D’Orazio and the … Continue reading News: I’m On A Boat M******a!
Ever since tasting Tomatin's seasonal Cù Bòcan whiskies last year, I have bought bottles for both myself, and - the ultimate test - for friends, and have even converted a seasoned whisky drinker to "unlocking the unusual". You can see my notes on the Signature release here. I realise that I got so wrapped up … Continue reading News: Cù Bòcan – Unlocking The Unusual
Moscatel adds a new dimension to The Lakes Distillery’s The One whisky. Seduced by the floral nature of Moscatel wine, The Lakes Distillery has unveiled the latest cask finished expression of The One fine blended whisky. An uplifting and fragrant whisky, The One Moscatel has been finished in hand-selected Moscatel wine casks from southern Spain. … Continue reading Press Release: Introducing The One Moscatel Cask Finished Whisky
Due for release on 15th June, the third expression in The Lakes Distillery’s Whiskymaker’s Reserve series has been unveiled as a new and aromatic single malt whisky, matured in the finest, meticulously sourced PX, Oloroso, Cream Sherry, and red wine casks. Appealing to those who appreciate the complexity of a multi-layered approach to flavour creation, … Continue reading Press Release: Introducing The Whiskymaker’s Reserve No.3
Tomatin Single Malt will be hosting the world’s first Lockdown Whisky Festival this April, alongside an array of whisky brands including Glen Moray, Arran and BenRiach, with a view to bringing enjoyment to the general public and the whisky industry which, like many others, has faced event cancellations and postponements in recent weeks.The festival will be … Continue reading News: Tomatin To Host World’s First Virtual Whisky Festival