4 hrs ago
Scotch whisky's 25% sales slump in France 'quite surprising': Analyst
Mintel analyst Chris Wisson tells BeverageDaily.com that a 2012 slump in Scotch whisky exports to France is 'quite surprising' but insists the category's global future remains bright.
Tue May 21, 2013
Islay Festival 2013 Info and Programme
Scrolling through all the programme's of the 2013 Islay Festival I get the impression that this years festival will be bigger than ever before, so if you have plans to come to the festival but haven't booked yet I suggest not to wait until the last minute.
Things To Do In London Today: Tuesday 21 May 2013
If you've not already done so, you can subscribe to these daily listings and have them delivered to your inbox at 7am every morning.
Trekking on Ben Rinnes, Scotland's whisky mountain
At just under 3000 feet in elevation, Ben Rinnes is not Scotland 's highest peak; it is, however, the tallest freestanding mountain in Moray, Banffshire, east of Inverness and Elgin.
Mon May 20, 2013
Single Malt Whisky Specialist Chooses Trucard Board for Its Brands
Tullis Russell 's SBS cartonboard range Trucard has been selected by single malt whisky specialist Morrison Bowmore for all of its leading brands.
Jim Beam Family Talks Bourbon
We met with Fred Noe, Seventh Generation Master Distiller and great grandson of Jim Beam, in Chicago recently, as he shopped his Signature Craft 12-Year at Chicago's WhiskyFest .
Craft cocktail movement helping Michigan distilleries
If you think about states known for distilled spirits such as bourbon and whiskey, you might think about Kentucky or Tennessee.
Islay Festival Whisky Themed Art Exhibition
Whisky for Girls are hosting a Whisky Theme Art Exhibition in the Gaelic College, Bowmore.
Sat May 18, 2013
Salute to 'beautiful soft spirit'
The Scots and the Irish discovered that whisky aged in barrels tasted better than straight from the still, he said.
Scotch Special Releases
In a continuing effort to bring to you the very best in Scotch pornography, I sampled - one shot bottles - Johnnie Walker's annual release of specialty Scotches, and I'm ready to tell you what was good.
Fri May 17, 2013
3 Great Bars for World Whisky Day
It's World Whisky Day on Saturday, May 18, declared last year by a Scottish college student named Blair Bowman who saw the need to hold an annual celebration of the spirit.
Try Japanese Whisky At Smiths of Smithfields
London's getting into the swing of Japanese whisky at the moment. Hot on the heels of Mizuwari in Soho, which opened a few months ago, Smiths of Smithfield is hosting a three-day whisky pop-up sponsored by Nikka, featuring what organisers claim is the largest collection of Japanese whiskies in London.
Product Launch - US: The Sazerac Co's Expresiones del Corazon Tequila
Expresiones del Corazon comprises Buffalo Trace Reposado, George T. Stagg Anejo, Sazerac Rye Anejo, Old Rip Van Winkle Anejo and Blanco.
This is Gloucestershire
It's official: The people of Cheltenham love a whisky.
As the world celebrates World Whisky Day today, John Gordon said it was increasingly becoming the drink of choice in Cheltenham.
Hawkes Bay Today
The auction is the most highly regarded in New Zealand.
If you're serious about collecting wines of rarity and significance, then you could do worse than cast your eye over the offerings at the 22nd Hawke's Bay Winegrowers' Charity Fine Wine Auction this Queen's Birthday weekend.
Thu May 16, 2013
South China Morning Post
Spirited effort by armagnac to take on cognac in China
"If you drink cognac there is no reason why you shouldn't drink armagnac. We have very similar products.
Cape Cod Times
Ken Loach's 'Angels' Share' a gem
It comes as no surprise to read on imdb.com that British director Ken Loach has said the movie that inspired him most to become a filmmaker was Vittorio De Sica's heartbreaking "Bicycle Thieves." Set in post-World War II Rome, De Sica's 1948 Italian neorealist classic involves an Everyman, unemployed for years, who finally gets a job, but it ... (more)
This Day in #CHA: Whiskey raid on the river
The Walnut Street Bridge as seen from Hill City , taken between 1891 and 1912. Also visible are Cameron Hill, Lookout Mountain and part of downtown Chattanooga.
Sweetened whiskey is all the rage, but the standards are fun to cook with, too
Six ingredients go into the dry rub on these chops before they're covered in Jack Daniel's Honey Mustard sauce.
Wed May 15, 2013
Product Launch - UK: John Distilleries' Paul John Brilliance, Edited Indian whiskies
Price - Brilliance RRP of GBP38.49 per bottle, Edited RRP of GBP42.49. Both limited to 150 units Having earned rave reviews for its debut Single Cask releases in 2012, Paul John Whisky has demonstrated extraordinary skill and consistency with the launch of Edited and Brilliance - its new flagship Single Malts.