This classification is about all the distilleries set on Islands of Scotland with the except of Islay. One of the Islands, Orkney produces the famous Highland Park which is sold throughout the world and is still one of the most popular world malts. Highland Park has a number of malts that are available and if you would like to view these malt please click the link below. There is also a link to see more information about the Highland Park distilleries and read all their latest press releases. . Also in this region is Arran Malt Whiskes. Arran whiskies are ground in status also throughout the world and again if you would like to see the distillery malts or read more about Arran history please click the below links. Over the next few weeks Planet Whiskies will be adding more content to this page regarding the range of whiskies that are available on the Islands.
If you would like to read more about Island whiskies below are a few links that link you to two distilleries - Arran and Highland Park.
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