Author Archives: Pat Roberts

2014 ISLAY FESTIVAL SPECIAL BOTTLINGS ANNOUNCED FOR LAGAVULIN AND CAOL ILA

To mark this year’s Islay Festival of Malt & Music, Lagavulin and Caol Ila Distilleries have now announced details of their special Festival natural cask strength bottlings available only to visitors. The CAOL ILA™ special bottling was personally selected by … Continue reading

Posted in Caol Ila, Lagavulin, Single Malt, Whisky

DIAGEO WHISK(E)Y BRANDS SHINE AT 14TH ANNUAL SAN FRANCISCO SPIRITS COMPETITION

Diageo whisk(e)y brands were recognized across the board for their excellence at the 14th annual San Francisco World Spirits Competition, securing 29 medals in total. The competition was held in March, and received over 1,400 entries from around the globe. … Continue reading

Posted in Blended Scotch Whisky, Diageo, Johnnie Walker, Lagavulin, Talisker, Whisky

DIAGEO LAUNCHES A NEW SPIRIT DRINK BASED ON J&B SCOTCH WHISKY

Diageo announced today that it is to launch J&B URBAN HONEY, a new Spirit Drink based on J&B Scotch Whisky, which has been designed to open up the category to a new generation of men and women. J&B URBAN HONEY … Continue reading

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DIAGEO WINS DISTILLER OF THE YEAR FOR INVESTING IN SCOTCH

Diageo, the world’s leading premium drinks company, has been named Distiller of the Year 2014 by Whisky Magazine in recognition of the company’s investment in its Scotch whisky business. The coveted accolade was awarded at Whisky Magazine’s annual Global Icons … Continue reading

Posted in Blended Scotch Whisky, Cardhu, Diageo, Johnnie Walker, Lagavulin, Mortlach, Single Malt, Talisker, The Singleton, Uncategorized, Whisky

THE SINGLETON OF DUFFTOWN SINGLE MALT SCOTCH WHISKY LAUNCHES TWO NEW VARIANTS, “TAILFIRE” AND “SUNRAY” IN 2014

The Singleton of Dufftown Single Malt Scotch Whisky is adding two new, vibrant and exciting variants to its existing range, Diageo has announced. Whilst keeping the smooth, rich nature of The Singleton of Dufftown, both “TAILFIRE” and “SUNRAY” have been … Continue reading

Posted in Diageo, Single Malt, The Singleton, Whisky

MORTLACH™ WHISKY’S NEW BOTTLES REVEALED

Following last year’s announcement of the rebirth of Mortlach™, one of the most formidable and revered Single Malt Scotch Whiskies to have been created on Speyside, images have now been released that reveal the highly distinctive engineered style of the … Continue reading

Posted in Diageo, Mortlach, Single Malt, Uncategorized

CARDHU™SPEYSIDE SINGLE MALT SCOTCH WHISKY LAUNCHES NEW “AMBER ROCK” EXPRESSION

CARDHU Single Malt Scotch Whisky is adding a new, highly crafted variant to its popular and successful range of Speyside whiskies, Diageo has announced. CARDHU AMBER ROCK™ has been double matured in toasted American Oak casks, to deliver richer notes … Continue reading

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