Archive of whisky Industry news

Isle of Harris Distillery Update

on April 1st, 2014 in whisky Industry news by dan | No Comments

“Harris distillery go-ahead helps open up a new Scotch whisky region” Work has begun on the first whisky distillery to be built on the Island of Harris – in a new whisky region for Scotland. Carrying on from the news last year about the Isle of harris Distillery Project, here…

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Want a Job in the Whisky Industry?

on October 25th, 2013 in Scottish, Single Malt Whisky, whisky Industry news by dan | No Comments

Position Filled Sorry. If you are looking for a ‘hands on’ role n the whisky production world, your application could soon be on its way the the distillery headquarters of Macallan. See the Job description below: Does it sound like your dream job? Can you see your self in the…

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Age Your Own Whisky with Sullivans Cove

on October 24th, 2013 in Editorial, New Make, Single Malt Whisky, whisky Industry news by dan | No Comments

today we recieved an interesting email from the tasmania distillery guys Sullivans Cove Imagine 20l of Sullivans Cove Single Malt maturing under your stairs in your own personally crafted oak cask….now imagine regularly taste-testing it, to monitor maturation of course….now imagine your delight in two years once it is ready for drinking…And now…

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New Talisker Visitor Centre Opens After £1 Million Revamp‏

on April 10th, 2013 in Editorial, whisky Industry news by dan | No Comments

Following the recent release of Talisker Storm, and tempest, The world-famous Talisker Distillery on the Isle of Skye has opened its doors to its spectacular new visitor centre following a £1 million redevelopment. Distillery manager Mark Lochhead officially opened the new centre in time for the Easter tourist season following…

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A Serpent Stirs in the Smoky Shadows

on March 8th, 2013 in Editorial, Scottish, Single Malt Whisky, whisky Industry news by dan | 2 Comments

This morning a black package arrived in the post, it was held together with black tape, and contained a black envelope on a bed of black crushed paper. Inside the envelope there was folded paper puzzle to figure out. upon completion it says: A Serpent Stirs in the Smoky Shadows….

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Isle of Harris Distillery Project

on February 8th, 2013 in Editorial, Single Malt Whisky, whisky Industry news by dan | No Comments

Update: there is more info about this in a new isle of harris update. You might be interested in the project to create the first distillery on the beautiful Isle of Harris currently reciving funind of nearly £2m from the Scottish government. The Fund-raising and planning applications are apparently “making…

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Ardbeg GALILEO Limited Edition

on September 4th, 2012 in Islay, whisky Industry news by dan | 1 Comment

PRESS RELEASE: ARDBEG GALILEO LAUNCHED TO CELEBRATE SCOTTISH DISTILLERY’S EXPERIMENT IN SPACE Ardbeg Distillery announces the eagerly-anticipated release of Galileo, a limited edition 12 Years Old Islay Single Malt Whisky – a celebration of its pioneering space maturation experiment. Bottled at 49% and non-chill filtered, Galileo is a vatting of…

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New Bowmore Whisky Re-Design and Travel Retail Expressions

on February 25th, 2012 in Editorial, Islay, whisky Industry news by dan | No Comments

This month Bowmore unviels its bold new design and packaging look. Branding is massively important in the consumer Whisky world, if you mess with the brand you can do long lasting damage to not only sales, but also the public perception of your brand. So any change in packaging is…

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Behind the Whisky Blender

on January 19th, 2012 in Blended whisky, Editorial, whisky Industry news by dan | No Comments

One of the hottest most talked about topics of late has been the new startup website, whisky blender. We love the concept, the design and the execution of this venture. We can see the aspiration and the spirit of adventure in the site that reminds us a lot of what…

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Royal Approval for New Cooperage

on December 2nd, 2011 in Editorial, whisky Industry news by dan | No Comments

£10million Cambus Cooperage brings ancient craft into 21st Century Following on from the previous bit of Whisky / Cooperage news we also seen this and though it worth a mention.: Read on… His Royal Highness, The Earl of Wessex, yesterday (28th Nov 2011) officially opened the first new cooperage to…

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