Latest Whisky News -The Macallan Single Malt Whisky
The Macallan Tees Up For RWBO Golf Sponsorship - 31st July, 2013
Luxury single malt whisky brand The Macallan, distributed by Maxxium UK, is teeing up for its summer partnership with one of the country’s top sporting highlights of 2013, the Ricoh Women’s British Open.
The Macallan has invested in a bespoke sponsorship package at the event which is one of the world’s four major ladies’ golf tournaments. The brand’s presence at the Open will include on screen advertising, branding throughout the course and in the official program.
This year the RWBO will be held for four days from 1 - 4 August at St Andrew’s legendary Old Course and will welcome top golfers from around the world.
Marketing Director at Maxxium UK, Peter Sandstrom commented: “This is the first time The Macallan has sponsored the Ricoh Women’s British Open. As a sponsorship partner we are able to engage both with fans of malt whisky and newcomers alike. This also gives us the opportunity to introduce our exciting new range The Macallan 1824 Series, comprising of Gold, Amber, Sienna and Ruby, which is being introduced in a number of bars in and around the St Andrew’s area for consumers to trial.
“The event has grown in stature year on year and we are very much looking forward to being part of what is set to be an exciting Open, here in Scotland. “
Ross Hallett, IMG Tournament Director, said: “We are delighted to welcome The Macallan as a new tournament partner here at St Andrews. Like the Ricoh Women’s British Open, The Macallan brand is steeped in history and relished by the discerning connoisseur. We think it will be a very successful relationship for all concerned.”
Exclusive Interview with Paul McDonagh owner of Bon Accord: Glasgow Whisky Bar
Published Date: 16th February 2019
It’s a pub that I have been into many times in the past, even before my passion for whisky took over. So, when I got the opportunity to meet the owner of “Bon Accord”, Paul McDonagh, I jumped at the chance. Read more
100,000 bottles of rare whisky sold at UK auction in 2018 - Value of rare whisky bottles sold at UK auction exceeds £40m
Published Date: 8th February 2019
Rare Whisky 101 co-founders Andy Simpson and David Robertson
The UK’s rare whisky auction market has exceeded sales of more than 100,000 bottles of rare whisky in a single year for the first time as global demand accelerates. Read more
New Irish Whiskey With A French Connection Writers' Tears Copper Pot Deau XO Cognac Cask Finish
Published Date: 6th February 2019
Carlow, Ireland: 5 February, 2019: Walsh Whiskey has released Writers’ Tears Copper Pot - Deau XO Cognac Cask Finish, a super-premium edition of its universally popular Writers’ Tears Copper Pot Irish whiskey. It is the fourth expression released under the Writers’ Tears range. Read more
Stars align for launch of Littlemill 40 Year Old Celestial Edition
Published Date: 5th February 2019
Loch Lomond Group has launched the Littlemill 40 Year Old Celestial Edition (46.8% ABV) in the UK, the oldest expression ever to be released from the now lost Littlemill distillery. Read more