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Friends and Flippers: A Quick Islay Festival Retrospective and Rant

As I write this I am also writing up a few notes for the bottles we have on tasting at our Islay Festival bottlings events [...]

June 5th, 2019|Blog, Whisky Trips|

The Gateshead Whisky News – January 2018

With North-East Correspondent, Lee 'Connas' Connors. First up, Oooooooooooooh Cananananananada......! There's been war on in British Columbia. Long story short - The Scotch Malt Whisky [...]

February 2nd, 2018|General News, Whisky News|

Asia Vs Scotland – A Review

Possibly one of the most anticipated of 2017 tasting's, certainly amongst the people I spoke to. Asia vs Scotland didn't disappoint at all. The 'blind' [...]

January 26th, 2018|Blog|

Brora and Port Ellen – A Real Good News Story

Brora and Port Ellen - A Real Good News Story This morning I feel like an overly excited school boy having discovered girls for the [...]

October 9th, 2017|Blog|

Brand Ambassadors – A Riposte

Much seems to have been written in the whisky press lately about the role and usefulness of brand ambassadors. Most of it has been negative, [...]

September 26th, 2017|Blog|

My Whisky Lounge – Emily Harris

My first memory of Eddie was meeting him in York at a whisky show back in 2005 during our early team days at Moet Hennessy [...]

September 11th, 2017|Blog, My Whisky Lounge|

Will The Real Brand Ambassadors Please Stand Up?

Consider the title of Brand Ambassador. It sounds pretty important, doesn't it? The title evokes many things. Diplomacy. Subtlety. Deal-making. High-level intrigue. Suavity. Elegance. Smoke [...]

August 18th, 2017|Blog|

Fruity Fruity Whisky – Billy Abbott

It's easy to tell when my mate Enrico has found a whisky he likes. He's an animated chap at the best of times, prone to [...]

July 19th, 2017|Blog|

The Fake Whisky News, Part 1 – Tim Forbes

I'll start with an INCREDIBLE piece of Real Whisky News (that you may already know): a very great proportion of what is presented to whisky [...]

July 5th, 2017|Blog|

My Whisky Lounge – Tim Forbes

I vividly recall my first Whisky Lounge experience.  I had travelled by train, hungover, to Brighton on a Saturday morning to help with that fine [...]

June 14th, 2017|Blog, My Whisky Lounge|
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