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Wemyss Malts and Blends

Wemyss Malts and BlendsPlanet Whiskies has been a follower of Wemyss Malts for a number of years now and having a page all about their whisky was a must for us. Wemyss Malts have been connected to the Scottish Whisky Industry since the early 19th century and with a new distillery going to be open soon, we can tell Wemyss Malts is going to go from strength to strength over the coming years. They have a number of Single Cask Malts and Blends available to buy through their website. All the malts are natural in colour and are selected by Charlie MacLean - The Scottish Authority on malt Whisky. Read more about these whiskies and their latest press releases at the following pages. You will also be able to buy these malts and blends through their website - Read more about Wemyss Malts

Planet Whiskies Accommodation Pages

You can browse through the hotels and bed and breakfast in the Scottish Highlands by going the Accommodation in the Scottish Highlands section on the site. If you are looking for accommodation in Campbeltown please visit the page relevant on this site for Accommodation in Campbeltown. There is also a section for accommodation in Islay and Jura and if you are going to visit Scottish Speyside region you must visit the Accommodation section for the Speyside region of Scotland. This will them make it possible for you to plan your own whisky tour. There are great bed and breakfasts that just make you so welcome and also give you inside knowledge of whisky brands. They also have a great supply of local whisky brands that you can taste. The accommodation section on this site will be very exciting for me to do and will bring this site an exciting new area to cover which I hope you all agree with.

Subscription to the Whisky Magazine

Subscribe to the Whisky Magazine through Planet Whiskies is easy. All you have to do is click the below links. This magazine subscription is excellent if you want to know everything about all favourite drams and all the latest happening within the whisky industry.

If you want to find out more about the whisky magazine subscription offer please click here- Read more the Whisky Magazine on Planet Whiskies or if you would like to go directly to the website that offers this subscription please Go straight to Whisky Magazine Subscription Offer

Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival Honours Ambassadors - Friday 3rd May, 2013

Speyside Whisky Festival 2012The Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival has honoured three stalwarts who have made an outstanding contribution to the event and the wider whisky industry.  Three ambassadors – two of them from overseas - were presented with awards for spreading the word about Scotland’s national drink at home and abroad at the Festival launch last night (Thursday, 2 May 2013). Read more

Kennetpans Distillery and Trust

Kennetpans Distillery has a deep history within the whisky industry of both Scotland and Ireland, and still has connections even though the distillery closed around 200 years ago. Some famous whisky names still have their roots at Kennetpans including Cameronbridge, Jameson and Haig whisky brands. This keeps the Kennetpans legacy living on and in November 2011 the charity, Kennetpans Trust, was formed. The trust hope to bring the legacy back to the forefront of the whisky industry . Read more

 

The Ultimate Luxury Whisky Show - March 2013

Universal Whisky ExperienceThe Nth 2013 show at the Encore Hotel Las Vegas March 1st-2nd. For more information please visit www.universalwhiskyexperience.com/nth-shows/nth-2013/show. To find out more about The Ultimate Luxury Whisky Show in Las Vagas on Planet Whiskies you can click the below link. This page will give you general information in relation to booking your tickets for events that are taking place from 28th Febuary to the 2nd March. To visit this page please click here.

 

Robert Burns Night - 25th January

Welcome to Planet Whiskies section for Robert Burns, the famous Scottish poet. Planet Whiskies has a number of pages that could help your Burn's night to become a successful evening. Having a Burn's night it is so important to select the perfect dram for the occasion like the Cutty Sark Tam O'Shanter 25 Year Old Scottish Blended whisky. If you want to find out the order of service of a traditional Burn's night we have that cover with the The Glenlivet - Definitive Compact Guide to Burn's Night. There is also a section for Chivas 12 showing you a perfect Burn's cocktails using Chivas 12 Year Old.

Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival 2010 - April 29th - May 3rd 2010

The Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival is all about whisky in Speyside. There you will find out all about Whisky, Food, Music and the Heritage & Culture of Speyside. The 2010 Festival will as usual have a wide range of events for everyone. Starting on 29th April and finishing on the 3rd of may this festival is one of the best whisky events around. Read more

New to Planet Whiskies - Scottsh Whisky Distillery - Roseisle Distillery

There is also a new distillery on this website which is the hi-tech Roseisle Distillery near Elgin. This distillery cost Diageo £40 million and is a state of the art Distillery which in the coming years will be a massive boost for the Scottish Whisky Industry for exporting our whisky to the world markets as this disitllery will be able to produce over 10 million litres of whisky a year.

You can read more about Scotland's newest distillery at Roseisle Distillery and you can also see a video news story from the BBC on this page. - Click to read more about Roseisle Distillery

The Whisky Show 2010 - 29-30th October 2010, Guildhall, London EC2P

After the roaring success of our inaugural Show in November 2009, and the subsequent clamour from our Visitors and Exhibitors, we are delighted to be putting on The Whisky Show again in 2010. The Brewery in the heart of London’s Square Mile has been selected as the venue for The Whisky Show (TWS) this year, and once again we will be offering a luxury tasting event in superb surroundings. Read about 2010 whisky show

Fathers Day 2010 special offers

11th Annual Whiskies of the World Expo & Artisanal Spirits Festival

The last of the Great Bourbons stand - Bulleit Bourbon Whisky Planet Whiskies is supporting the 11th Annual Whiskies of the World Expo & Artisanal Spirits Festival which will be held in San Francisco on the 27th March 2010. This festival is a celebration of whiskies from near and far as well as other artisanal distilled spirits. There are whiskies on show from the following countries - US, Scotland, Ireland, Canada and Japan.

If you would like to read more about this wonderful whisky event and see just some of the samples of whiskies that will be available please click the following link -
Whiskies of the World Expo & Artisanal Spirits Festival

Planet Whiskies Suppporting Homecoming Scotland in 2009

Planet Whiskies was supporting Homecoming Scotland whisky month - May 2009. It was such as important event for Homecoming Scotland presents Whisky Month - May 2009the whisky industry this year and the whole month was an outstanding success with lots of events and celebrations for Scotland's most famous drink. The amount of effort that has gone into 2009 to make Homecoming Scotland a success is a credit to the people behind it. Everything to do with Homecoming Scotland can only be good for the people of Scotland and this also brings the millions of Scottish people living abroad a greater knowledge of their distance homeland. It also brings in millions of pounds to the Scottish economy and of course help the whisky industry grow in size with the amount of advertising that come with Homecoming Scotland advertising campaign. So full marks have to be given to the Scottish Government and VisitScotland for all the work that has been done behind the scene to organise this action packed year. There is a full page on this site detailing the events that took place throughout the month of May. Click to read more

Christmas 2009  Whisky Specials on Planet WhiskiesChristmas Offers 2009 on Planet Whiskies

This year on Planet Whiskies we have a link to all the exciting Christmas whisky offers available to you. Please just click on this link and this will take you to a page that explains the offers that are on offer and a buy now link if you would like to join a very merry Christmas. Some of the offers on show come is box sets and can be personized if you would like to give these gifts are corporate ones or just to someone specials. To find out more please click here .

Edenmill Christmas Food & Drink Festival - 28th November, 2009

Experience the Real Taste of Malt and the Real Taste of Food

Edenmill Christmas Food & Drink Festival - 10th November, 2009 - Experience the Real Taste of Malt and the Real Taste of Food

10th November,2009 - Latest regarding the Edenmill Christmas Food and Drink Festival .
Saturday, 28 November 2009, 10.00 a.m. – 5 p.m
Edenmill Farm, Blanefield, Glasgow, G63 9AX
£2 for adults, free for children under 16

Click to read more

 

Foodconnect.com's Hopscotch Festival 2009

On this link is a reference the the Hopsscotch Festival. All in the information on this page has been supplied directly from the organizers of the event. This event was held in the US between the 16th and 22nd of November 2009 and was the 13th annual event.

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Planet Whiskies home page content and support for The Whisky Show 2009.

The Whisky Show 2009 Planet Whiskies is supporting The Whisky Show 2009. This event is happening on the 6th and 7th of November in the Guildhall in London. There are a number to top whisky exhibitors which will need know introduction to you including the likes of Diageo, Whyte and Mackay, Penderyn, Morrison Bowmore, The Edrington Group’s and The Chivas Brothers just to name a few. There will also be live Scottish music being played on Saturday 7th November in The Whisky Lounge Hall by Roddy Hart. The Whisky Lounge is designed to help visitors relax and savour the experience – or join in the dancing if thay desire so. You can read more about the excellent whisky event by going to The Whisky Show 2009 on Planet Whiskies or by visiting the shows website. There you will find everything you need to know regarding this event and purchases tickets. www.thewhiskyshow.com

Laphroaig and Maker’s Mark Masterclass- Live from Loretto, Kentucky!

Planet Whiskies is letting all whisky drinkers have their say. On the 26th September, 2009 there is a live chat on this website direct from the Maker's Mark distillery in Kentucky. There will be top whisky experts and Master Distillers there to any an question you have with whisky. You can also post your questions today on this site and come back to see your answer when the live chat starts. This will be a great way to find out all you want to know about your favour drink. To read more about this excellent live event go to the link Interactive Question live from Kentucky.

 

 

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The Balvenie Tun 1509 Batch No. 2 Single Malt Scotch WhiskyThe Balvenie Tun 1509 Batch No. 2 Single Malt Scotch Whisky

To create the second batch of Tun 1509, David carefully hand selected 42 of the finest casks - 35 traditional American oak barrels and seven European oak sherry butts - from the distillery's precious aged stocks. Read more

The Balvenie Tun 1509 Batch No. 2 for only £279.90
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The Balvenie 12 Year Old Single Barrel First Fill Single Malt Scotch WhiskyThe Balvenie 12 Year Old Single Barrel First Fill Single Malt Scotch Whisky

The Balvenie Single Barrel derives its name from that fact that is is drawn from a single cask of a single distillation. No two casks - even of the same type and filled with new make from the same distillation - will produce an identical single malt, so each bottling of The Balvenie Single Barrel forms a limited edition... Read more

The Balvenie 12 Year Old Single Barrel First Fill for only £48.30
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Buy from Spirits By Post:: Excellent whisky selection available to buy online today:: Click for more details

Latest Whisky News

See all whisky press releases for 2017

Diageo To Open Its Doors For Global Celebration Of Scotch Whisky - 3rd February, 2017

Kingsbarns Distillery appoints new Visitor Centre Development Manager :: 25th January, 2017

The Scotch Whisky Association - New figures show Scotch is biggest boost for UK balance of trade :: 25th January, 2017

Irish Distillers to invest €10m in production capacity at Midleton Distillery :: 19th January, 2017

Glenfiddich IPA Experiment launches in UK on-trade with Young's exclusive :: 17th January, 2016

The Dalmore Release 50 Year Old Single Malt To Mark Half A Century Of Richard Paterson’s Pioneering Whisky-Making :: 14th January, 2017

Chivas Brothers Starts Global Search for its next master :: 9th January, 2017

The Latest Expression From Scapa: Scapa Glansa :: Introducing Scapa - a boutique range of handcrafted single malts from the wild and beautiful Island of Orkney :: 5th January, 2017

Latest Gin News

Ian Macleod Distillers Acquires Edinburgh Gin :: 13th September, 2016

Crafted Upon Four Pillars :: The definitive Modern Australian Gin Debuts in the U.S :: 13th July, 2016

VisitScotland Interactive Whisky Guide

Visit Scotland Interactive Whisky Map

Found out about 105 whisky distilleries in Scotland's five whisky regions in this very exciting interactive whisky guide :: More information

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Subscribe to the Whisky Magazine and find out the latest news within the whisky industry. More details

Selection of Scottish Malts Whisky available from Spirits By Post

The Macallan 21 Years Old Fine Oak WhiskyThe Macallan 21 Years Old Fine Oak Whisky

Distillery:  The Macallan

The Macallan Fine Oak is 'Triple Cask Matured' in a unique, complex combination of exceptional oak casks. Tasting notes - NOSE - Intense and rich with a hint of vanilla and passion fruit... Read more

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The Balvenie Tun 1509 Batch No. 2 Single Malt Scotch WhiskyThe Balvenie Tun 1509 Batch No. 2 Single Malt Scotch Whisky

Distillery:  Balvenie

To create the second batch of Tun 1509, David carefully hand selected 42 of the finest casks - 35 traditional American oak barrels and seven European oak sherry butts - from the distillery's precious aged stocks. Read more

Buy Now for £279.90
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Bowmore 25 Years Old Small Batch Release Islay Single Malt WhiskyBowmore 25 Years Old Small Batch Release Islay Single Malt Whisky

Distillery:  Bowmore

Bowmore's celebrated Single Malt has been distilled on this magical island, off the west coast of Scotland, ever since 1779. This makes Bowmore the first of Islay's eight distilleries by chronology certainly (and by taste too, many would say)... Read more

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Springbank 25 Year Old Single Malt Scotch WhiskySpringbank 25 Year Old Single Malt Scotch Whisky

Distillery:  Springbank

The second new release is the 2015 edition of our famous Springbank 25 year old. This whisky has been matured in a combination of sherry and bourbon casks before being married together in port casks. It has been bottled at 46% and is limited to only 900 bottles worldwide... Read more

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Glenfiddich 40 Years Old Single Malt Scotch WhiskyGlenfiddich 40 Years Old Single Malt Scotch Whisky

Distillery:  Glenfiddich

Our 40 Year Old is not only precious but also pioneering. Our Malt Master carefully hand selects individual casks before marrying them together with what was left over from the previous 40 Year Old vatting. This continuous process is known as 'remnant vatting' and contains whiskies that are at the very least, 40 years old.... Read more

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