Notes

20.02.17

Sadness, Moving On and New Releases in Whisky

Some sad news and some happy news this month. The death was announced this last week of Dr. Jim Swan. His name will perhaps be unknown to many consumers but …

30.01.17

San Francisco Airport become Accredited Whisky Ambassador Venue

One of our partners, DFS, have expanded their network of Accredited Whisky Ambassador Venues to San Francisco. Here, Mark Sullivan of DFS reveal the Venue Accreditation for San Francisco Airport …

21.12.16

Festive Whisky Drinking

Well I survived the Highland Park Fire candle and didn’t set fire to anything except the taste buds with some more whisky samples – that’s in a good way. I’ve …

30.11.16

Whisky Tasting Treats

In recent weeks I’ve been the recipient of an array of whisky samples of for tasting so I’m feeling very spoiled but no time to taste them all. Instead I …

05.10.16

News, News, News

So much seems to have happened or been launched in the last month, immediately after I wrote the last blog so having to be rather selective this time. My trip …

26.08.16

Shop Early for Christmas Whisky?

If you are doing some early Christmas Shopping, then here’s Caroline’s most recent whisky blog. I hope everyone’s had a good summer and that we get an Indian one to …

28.07.16

HP, Arran, Wemyss & a Quintessential Dalmore

No, not the sauce but Highland Park. Adding to their range, the Orkney distillery is to launch the first of a new set of whiskies in August. It’s called the …

29.06.16

Islay, Glenglassaugh, Benriach, More Whisky with Food and Oh, Yes …..Europe!

Well, Feis Ile (Islay’s annual festival of whisky and music) has come and gone for another year. I had a fun time preparing for my annual dinner at the Port …

25.04.16

HP Ice, Laphroaig Lore & More

Just after Easter the menu arrived for my annual Whisky Dinner at The Port Charlotte Hotel on Islay during the Whisky Festival there at end of May. Another belter of …

07.04.16

A Flavour of Chemistry

Like me have you ever wondered how or why your whisky smells & tastes like sweet apples, fresh cut grass or smelly old rubber tyres!? How can this be given …