Latest Whisky News -The Macallan Single Malt Whisky
The Macallan select reserve 1948 fetches £4,400 for charity - 3rd July, 2013
The rare and special bottle of The Macallan Select Reserve, donated by Maxxium UK, sold for £4,400 at the Masterpiece Midsummer Party Auction and will benefit Marie Curie Cancer Care; an organisation that cares for terminally ill patients and their families.
Held in a spectacular purpose-built pavilion on the South Grounds of the Royal Hospital Chelsea and hosted by Heather Kerzner, guests at the Masterpiece Midsummer Party, enjoyed The Macallan Amber cocktails while participating in an auction of art, antiques and luxury items.
Marketing Director at Maxxium UK, Peter Sandstrom commented: “We have had a fantastic response to this very special whisky and are thrilled with the result of last night’s auction which has raised £4,400 for Marie Curie Cancer Care, a very worthy cause.”
Exhibitor at Masterpiece London 2013, the capital’s leading art, antiques and design fair, The Macallan showcased Masters of Photography Annie Leibovitz prints and a specially commissioned sculpture by John Galvin which used wood from Macallan casks to display the brand’s new 1824 Series.
Throughout the eight days over 3000 consumers sampled The Macallan 1824 Series. Guests also enjoyed Macallan Amber and Sienna cocktails which were available at the restaurants and bars run by Caprice and Birley within the exhibition space. This year The Macallan’s sampling programme focuses on the contemporary art world, with the luxury malt whisky brand exhibiting at designjunction in September this year.
Distell digitally launches 2019 limited release malt collection: Malts from Bunnahabhain, Tobermory and Deanston Distilleries
Published Date: 26th June 2019
Award-winning whisky producer, Distell has chosen a modern and progressive route to unveiling its 2019 Limited Release Collection, reaching influencers and whisky lovers old and new solely through film and social media. Read more
Jura Single Malt Scotch Whisky announces rare opportunity to join tiny island distillery off the West Coast of Scotland
Published Date: 20th June 2019
Applications are open to become the Brand Home Manager at the popular Single Malt Whisky Distillery. Jura are seeking applicants to join the distillery team which sits at the heart of the tiny island community, with current population at c.212 people. Read More
Eden Mill Unveil £3.1m New Distillery Plans for new Production facilities in St Andrews, Fife.
Published Date: 20th June 2019
Eden Mill, the award-winning Scottish gin and whisky distiller, has submitted a planning application for a major £3.1m development of new production facilities in St Andrews, Fife, which is part of a longer term £8m investment programme. Read more
Mackmyra Svensk Whisky turns 20, Sweden's first ever single malt whisky distillery
Published Date: 19th June 2019
Mackmyra is turning 20 this year, both as a company and Sweden’s first ever single malt whisky distillery. Under the tagline “The Swedish Original since 1999”, our vision to be at the cutting edge and produce world-class, innovative and eco-friendly malt whisky is the same today as it was when we started. After 20 years of hard work, we now enjoy a well-deserved position as a leading distillery in the New World Whisky category. Read more
Glenfiddich Elevates Flagship Range With Sophisticated Redesign for 12 and 15 year old bottles.
World’s Most Awarded Single Malt Scotch Whisky takes signature 12 and 15 Year Old expressions to the next level
Published Date: 18th June 2019
18th June 2019, Dufftown: Glenfiddich, the World’s Most Awarded Single Malt Scotch Whisky, pays homage to its origins in the Valley of the Deer with a striking new package design for its 12 and 15 Year Old iconic whiskies. The new packaging will be rolled out in the UK and US to begin with from 18th June 2019, with Small Batch 18 Year Old following suit in 2020. Read more
Planning permission approved for Clynelish Distillery New Look visitor experience by Highland Council
Published Date: 17th June 2019
A key milestone has been reached in the journey to transform the Clynelish Distillery visitor experience after Highland Council formally granted planning permission for the development today (Monday 17th June 2019). Read more