December’s Whisky News

Did the Christmas rush distract you from all of December’s whisky news? Well, you can catch up right here. Industry Updates Plans have been submitted for a new whisky distillery and “tasting lodge” in Ross-shire (Press & Journal). Heather Nelson will be the first woman to establish a distillery in two centuries once Toulvaddie distillery
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October & November’s Whisky News

Things have been busy, busy, busy recently, so here’s two months of whisky news for you. Industry Updates The Scotch Whisky Association has lost out in its attempt to block the Scottish Government’s minimum pricing policy (The Scotsman), but the organisation has now appealed to the UK Supreme court (Daily Telegraph). Meanwhile, the Association’s chief
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August’s Whisky News

There was a surprising amount of whisky news about this summer, so if you were away, then you can catch-up below. Industry Updates Holyrood Park Distillery, the first single malt distillery in Edinburgh for over 90 years, has been given the green light by planner (BBC News). And work has started in Glasgow on the
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The Dram Team – The Whiskies

Earlier in the week, we introduced The Dram Team – a new whisky-delivery service.  But it’s what’s in the box that is most important, right?  So here’s my look at the whiskies from the launch box: Inchmurin 18 Year Old – 46% ABV Hailing from the shores of Loch Lomond, the distillery is named after
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The Dram Team

Have you ever had a Graze Box arrive through your letterbox and wish that it was filled this whisky, rather than nuts, seeds and other assorted bits of dust?  Well, if you have, then the new whisky delivery service from the guys at The Dram Team will be right up your street. The new service
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October’s Whisky News

In case you missed some of it, here’s all the whisky news from the past month: Industry Updates The Spirt of Speyside Whisky Festival has announced a second annual event, Dramfest, which will bring distillers from across the region together under one roof next September (from The Press & Journal). Plans have been unveiled for
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August’s Whisky News

Replacing ‘The Week in Whisky’, here’s a round-up of all the whisky news from August i.e. the feature is now longer but hopefully you’ll find it slightly more fulfilling! The rejuvenation of the Scotch Whisky industry continues, with Bladnoch – Scotland’s most southerly distillery – set to reopen after being bought by an Australian entrepreneur
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Islay Whisky Festival 2015

Despite being a big whisky fan and a west coaster, 2015 marked the year that I finally made it to the whisky island of Islay.  The small island – located off the Kintyre Peninsula – has whisky at its core, with eight distilleries across its rugged 25 miles.  In celebration of this, each year, the
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