Whisky Advertising as it Should be.

Whisky Advertising as it Should be.

Let me start by saying I hate interruptive advertising with a passion that would stagger the average person. Think Carl Pilkington on steroids! The advertising industry needs to wake up, modernise, and stop relying on decades old advertising techniques. With that said, while I was trying to watch a owl…

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Investing in whisky

Investing in whisky

Whisky has existed for hundreds of years (thank god), with its first recorded mention dated to June 1, 1495. By comparison, whisky’s lifetime as an investable asset class has been microscopic – the concept was pretty alien until 1989, when Bonham’s held its first ever dedicated whisky auction. After a…

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Tudor Ice Launches an Ice Revolution on Kickstarter

Tudor Ice Launches an Ice Revolution on Kickstarter

America’s oldest ice company is launching a Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign for a patent-pending new angle on premium ice that is clean, slow-melting and pure: And It’s almost 100% funded! MIAMI (October 20, 2015) – The 209 year old ice company originally founded by “IceKing” Frederic Tudor recently launched a Kickstarter…

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Whisky Skateboards and Other Cool whisk(e)y Bits

Whisky Skateboards and Other Cool whisk(e)y Bits

Being a Journalist, whisky blogger, whisky drinker with a keyboard, I get approached by quite a lot of various companies telling me all about the latest ‘news’ in whisky land, which quite often equates to a new release, or yet another limited edition bottle… and sometimes they are actually quite…

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Overseas Workers add to International Mixologists in Scotland

Overseas Workers add to International Mixologists in Scotland

Working in the UK it makes me pleased to note that our beautiful isles attract some of the best minds in the world to visit and bring there unique skills with them. This is manifested in connoisseurs of whisky from all over the world have made Speyside their home because…

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Glasgow Distillery: Prometheus Whisky

Glasgow Distillery: Prometheus Whisky

A precious batch of aged single malt Speyside casks has been acquired by Glasgow Distillery and is to be launched under the brand name Prometheus. The coveted liquid was left to quietly sleep for nearly three decades until it was awoken after a chance meeting between Liam Hughes, CEO of…

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What is Travel Edition Whisky and Why Does it Exist?

What is Travel Edition Whisky and Why Does it Exist?

I was reading a PR piece from whisky giant JOHNNIE WALKER™, in this piece they wanted to announce a travel whisky: ” JOHNNIE WALKER® GOLD LABEL RESERVE™ EXCLUSIVE TRAVELLERS’ EDITION”. As I was feeling devil may care, and didn’t plan to fly in the near future, I asked: “i’ve never…

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Wemyss Malts Velvet Fig

Wemyss Malts Velvet Fig

Independent bottler Wemyss Malts is launching a luxurious new limited edition to complement its award-winning blended malts range. The new ‘Velvet Fig’ comprises specially selected single malts matured wholly in ex Oloroso sherry casks, evoking rich autumn and winter fruits and spices. Knowing their customers’ passion for whiskies matured in…

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Glengoyne- The Travel Retail Masters

Glengoyne- The Travel Retail Masters

Press release from the Travel Retail awards: i’m not normally one to copy paste press releases, but this one stood out and will inform another post we’re dreaming up. Glengoyne Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky has rounded off a year of spectacular award wins with three top prizes at The…

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Rare Malts Edition Brora 58.7% 1972 22yo Whisky For Sale

Rare Malts Edition Brora 58.7% 1972 22yo Whisky For Sale

Quite often we have people asking us “how do i sell my whisky online”, “I inherited this bottle of whisky is it worth anything”. And more often then not its a bottle which holds far more sentimental value in comparison to the actual cash value. To these people I say…

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