Dec 13th 2021 - General news

Gateshead Whisky News 13.12.2021

We’re Festive Festival in a Box a-go-go at TWL HQ folks! Be sure to order now to avoid disappointment!

Once you’ve got that in the bag, feel free to indulge yourselves in this weeks Whisky News, with our very own, Connas…

New Fettercairn 16

Following the success of the inaugural Fettercairn 16 Years Old last year, the distillery has

announced the release of its successor. Happy Days!

Digging for Dunphail!

Dunphail Distillery has announced that construction is underway at their single malt whisky distillery and visitor centre based south of Forres.

Singleton First!

A one-of-a-kind embodiment of the art of feasting, has been created by The Singleton, as part of a new dining experience which distils the movements of guests throughout dinner into a digital artwork, “The Course of a Feast”. Most intriguing...

Glengoyne Tip the Teapot!

Just 3,000 bottles of the highly sought Teapot Dram Batch No. 008 are available from the Glengoyne Distillery shop and via, with an RRP of £120. Be quick!

Auction Stuff

Renowned collector, connoisseur, author and leading educator in the whisky industry, Ulf Buxrud, will exclusively offer his complete personal collection of Diageo’s ultra-collectible Rare Malts Selection, in a dedicated auction hosted by Whisky Auctioneer.

Wemyss Single casks!

Wemyss have unveiled (in their new decanter-style bottle), both of this year's Single Cask releases, a 30 year old Blair Athol and a 25 year old Glenrothes. Nice..

Bushmils 27!

Bushmills has released a 27-year-old bottling finished in Bourbon barrels and unveiled a new design for its range.

Just one thing makes me forget…

Red, Red, Rye!

Oxford Artisan Distillery has unveiled its fifth batch of Oxford Rye Whisky, Red Red Rye, in time for the festive season.

Moët and Whistlepig!

Hot on the heels of the announcement of rye whiskey producer Whistlepig’s international partnership with Moët Hennessy, the brand is launching a marketing drive in the UK and Europe.

Woodford Masters!

Woodford Reserve has welcomed in the colder months with release of its Winter 2021 Master's Collection Five-Malt Stouted Mash.

And Finally….

I hate to be a bit of a buzz kill but if you’re out and about over the next few weeks, please remember that our friends in the On-trade and Hospitality are understaffed AND they’re STILL living under the threat of more possible restrictions. Be nice!

As you were!

See you next week for more Whisky News!



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