Halt to the whisky police

2017-06-26

You know what really grinds my gears? People telling other people they’re enjoying their whisky wrong. You don’t need to go far to find them, the loyal lieutenants of the whisky police, they are everywhere, like the grown-up version of your high school bullies. But where they tend to annoy me the most is online (because maybe I’m spending too much time on Facebook rage …

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Weekly Whisky News Round-up

2017-06-24

Arran announces third and last expression of its Smuggler Series This highly anticipated bottling will be released in selected countries across the world via Arran‘s network of global distributors in July this year. “In this Smugglers’ Series Vol.3 ‘The Exciseman’ we conclude our popular series which pays tribute to the exuberant character of those striving to outwit the Government’s representatives in the pursuit of the …

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Top tips for the aspiring whisky auction seller

2017-06-23

As I tend to receive more and more messages asking me for the Dos and Donts of whisky auctionning (you’re probably not without knowing that I’ve been working as a whisky auctioneer for auction website Catawiki for quite a while now…), I thought it could be useful to put together this quick handy guide for the wannabe whisky auction seller!  [Disclaimer: I’m not encouraging you …

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In Pictures: a look inside Vinexpo 2017

2017-06-22

Apart if you’ve been living in a remote cave, you probably know those past 5 days brought all the best of the Wine & Spirit world to Bordeaux for the 2017 edition of Vinexpo. And guess what? I was there… And I tasted some pretty awesome stuff 😀 While probably 85% of the show was dedicated to wine and I didn’t have time to check …

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Weekly Whisky News Round-up

2017-06-20

Glenturret honours record-breaking mouser with cask Glenturret Distillery has extended its limited edition Bottle Your Own cask series to commemorate world record holding mouser Towser, who died 30 years ago. Available at Glenturret’s Distillery shop – part of The Famous Grouse Experience – the dedication marks 30 years since the passing of the “world mousing champion”, who was affectionately dubbed ‘Towser the Mouser’. The Bottle Your Own …

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