Monthly Archives: March 2011

CAOL ILA™ DISTILLERS EDITION™ IS ‘BEST SINGLE MALT SCOTCH WHISKY’

CAOL ILA™ DISTILLERS EDITION™ Single Malt Scotch Whisky, distilled in Islay, has taken the top Single Malt Scotch Whisky honours at The San Francisco World Spirits Competition, whose results were announced on 28 March.     After three days of … Continue reading

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£3.5 MILLION TO EXPAND CAOL ILA DISTILLERY

ISLAY’S famous whisky industry received a major boost with the announcement last week that Diageo, the world’s leading premium drinks business, is to invest £3.5million in expanding and upgrading its Caol Ila distillery. The distillery – which enjoys one of … Continue reading

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A ‘FRIENDLY’ DAWN FOR A NEW CAOL ILA™ BOTTLING

This spring sees the dawn of a new expression of Caol Ila™, the famous Single Malt Scotch Whisky made on the east coast of Islay since the distillery was founded by Hector Henderson in 1846. And this one has been … Continue reading

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LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD FOR DIAGEO’S VETERAN WHISKY AMBASSADOR

Evan Cattanach, Diageo’s long-serving Scotch whisky ambassador and Master Distiller Emeritus, was last night awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award at Whisky Magazine’s Icons of Whisky ceremony in London. The award was presented by Dave Broom, whisky writer and contributing editor, … Continue reading

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