Leading Blended Scotch Whisky LABEL 5 receives gold medals at international competitions! - 3rd July, 2013
Already awarded with numerous medals, LABEL 5 Classic Black keeps on its winning story with a Gold medal won at the prestigious San Francisco World Spirits Competition. In addition, the judges have awarded the LABEL 5 Extra Premium 12YO with the coveted Double Gold medal.
For the first time, LABEL 5 has entered the China Wine and Spirits Awards, leading competition in Hong Kong and China. LABEL 5 Extra Premium 12YO was acclaimed by the expert judging panel as it received a Gold medal and was elected “Trophy Winner” in the Scotch Whisky category. These results acknowledge once again the finest quality of our products and the expertise and passion of our Master Blender.
The San Francisco World Spirits Competition is the most regarding and prestigious competition in the world. Composed by a jury of professionals, this competition is known to be the “the rite of passage for top quality spirits”. The China Wine and Spirits Awards are the only awards judged specifically for the Chinese market. The judges take into account the local consumer preferences to assign the medals.
Balcones Distilling Launches New Texas Pot Still Bourbon
Published Date: 19th February 2019
WACO, TEXAS: Balcones Distilling has today announced the launch of its Texas Pot Still Bourbon as the newest addition to the distillery’s core lineup of expressions. Read more
Wemyss Malts launches new website and Cask Club with an exclusive 35 year old Caol Ila
Published Date: 18th February 2019
Family whisky makers Wemyss Malts have relaunched wemyssmalts.com, a brand new website offering whisky fans the chance to join the Wemyss Malts Cask Club. Membership offers access to unique bottlings released solely to the members as well as preview purchases of the latest malt whisky releases. Read more
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