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TOMATIN DISTILLERY LAUNCH LIMITED EDITION TRIO – Scotch Whisky News

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TOMATIN DISTILLERY LAUNCH LIMITED EDITION TRIO 

Highland-based Tomatin Distillery have launched a trio of special edition bottlings including a 14 year old Cabernet Sauvignon, 9 year old Caribbean Rum and 21 year old Oloroso Sherry single malt.

Each of the expressions are bottled at a strength of 46% and are set apart by the distinctive cask maturations.

The distillers’ focus on creativity shines through with a punchy medley of exotic flavours across the limited editions from the tropical explosion of the rum cask to the Oloroso sherry honeyed oak spice.

Opening the set is the 9 year old, fully matured in Caribbean rum casks and is the very first rum release from the distillery. It is described as enticing aromas of coconut and pineapple developing into creamy banana and vanilla custard on the palate, relaxing with lingering tropical fruits at the finish. There are only 6600 bottles available with an RRP of £39.99.

Next up is the 14 year old spirit, finished in red wine barriques. Tomatin explain that the whisky presents flavours of red fruits, honey and citrus spices, rounded off with a punchy fruit jam. Bottles are limited to 2436 with an RRP of £69.99.

Rounding off the series is the 1995, finished in Oloroso sherry casks which has also just been awarded one of the top 10 spots at the Whisky Fringe awards. According to the distillery the malt has flavours of heavy dried fruits, rich sherry, honeyed oak spice and dark chocolate. With only 1908 bottles available, this complex whisky it is the rarest of the trilogy and has an RRP of £99.99

Stephen Bremner, Sales Director commented:

‘Our dedication to continuous development of our products has been reflected in our growth of 60% in branded goods over the past 4 years. We are constantly striving to experiment and push boundaries with our Tomatin single malt to produce unique creations that appeal to our existing customers and a wider audience. The array of tropical notes, citrus spices and rich sherry infusions will entice a range of enthusiasts to sample the new products.

Recent triumphs at a number of prestigious awards including this year’s competitive Whisky Fringe which saw 3 of our malts in the top 10, are testament to our ongoing commitment to the brand.’

In addition to the limited editions, the distillery has also recently launched a 12 year old gift pack containing the flagship malt plus two free 5cl bottles of Tomatin Cask Strength and Tomatin 14 year old. Retailing at £39, the product will be available across retailers worldwide ahead of the festive period.

For more information about the new releases and to find your local retailer visit http://www.tomatin.com/.
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Notes

  1. The Tomatin Distillery Co Ltd is a producer and blender of Scotch whisky, boasting a strong core range of single malt whiskies along with a range of popular blends.
  2. Website: www.tomatin.com

Facebook: www.facebook.com/Tomatin1897

Twitter: www.twitter.com/Tomatin1897

  1. The packaging was designed by Pocket Rocket Creative Ltd – award-winning design agency
  2. Press Kit can be downloaded here: http://www.tomatin.com/contact/
  3. The distillery was established in 1897, and while historically the whisky produced was primarily sold for use in other brands of blended whisky, the company is now very focussed on growing the Tomatin single malt brand in its own right.
  4. Tomatin Distillery produces Tomatin Single Malt Scotch Whisky and Cù Bòcan Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky.
  5. The distillery is owned by Japanese company Takara Shuzo: http://www.takarashuzo.co.jp/english/index.htm

Love Whisky? Love the Dornoch Whisky Festival! – Scotch Whisky News

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The Whisky Festival is now less than 3 months away! We have such an exciting line up of events throughout the weekend, read on for more details about what is happening and how to get involved!

Below is some information about what is happening on each day but for the full program of events and to book, go to: www.dornochwhiskyfestival.yapsody.com. Book your tickets now as most events have limited spaces.

Friday 28 October

The Whisky festival begins with a fantastic evening jam packed with tastings and amazing menus throughout the town and in local distilleries.

Book onto a tasting at Balblair Distillery followed by showing of Angel’s Share film. Head back to Dornoch and enjoy a Gala dinner at Links House (in partnership with Balblair Distillery)

Alternatively there is The Dalmore Masked Dinner at The Royal Golf Hotel, The Glenmorangie Gala dinner­ at Royal Dornoch Golf Club, Dinner and Traditional music at the Dornoch Castle Whisky Bar and Castle Bistro as well as live music at the Dornoch inn and Eagle Hotel! Time to get those dancing shoes on!

Saturday 29th October The main event of this year’s Whisky Festival takes place today- The Gala Tasting in the Castle Hotel.

Featuring local distillers; Balblair, Clynelish, The Dalmore, Glenmorangie, Glen Ord, Old Pulteney, Wolfburn & The Dornoch Distillery as well as Gordon & McPhail, Ben Nevis and Douglas Laing. For just £25 per person you will be able to sample a range of Whiskies in the wonderful setting of the historic Castle Hotel. This event runs from 12 midday until 4pm

But this is by no means the only event taking place today! There is also an Independent Bottling ­ Master Class at The Carnegie Whisky Cellars, Tours of Glenmorangie and Dalmore, a Dinner at Links house, a Ceilidh and BBQ at The Castle Hotel.

Sunday 30th October

The final day of the 2016 Dornoch Whisky Festival begins with the Whisky Festival Open Stableford Golf Competition. Taking place at the Royal Dornoch Golf Club with tee times available from 10:30am to 12 midday. There will be prizes for the best scores and each competitor will receive a Glenmorangie Miniature, and a Royal Dornoch bag tag and Course Planner.

There will also be tours of Glen Ord, Teaninich (A chance to visit a unique distillery not normally open to the public) Balblair and Clynelish distilleries. You could visit the Eagle Hotel for a Tasting of Local Malts, the Castle Hotel for an ‘Old and Rare ­Balblair Bottle Tasting’ or go on a Guided Archaeological tour of Ferintosh, the site of an 18th century distillery.

Food wise there will be a Whisky Themed 3 Course Sunday Lunch at Links house, a Sunday Carvery with Scottish theme at the One Up Restaurant at the Dornoch Inn and Dinner in the Castle Bistro.

All events have restricted numbers, so book now!

www.dornochwhiskyfestival.yapsody.com

Hope to see you there!

Scotch Malt Whisky Society of America “Late August 2016 Outturn Offerings” – Scotch Whisky News

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Late August 2016 Outturn Offerings  

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Exotic fruits and polytunnel flowers

Speyside, Spey

Exotic fruits flattered our noses (mango, rhubarb tarts, cherry pies, sherbet lemons, jellied fruits) but it had interest and weight too – brown sugar, craft workshops, sandalwood and perfume samples in women’s magazines. Even more fruits arrived on the palate – strawberry, blackcurrant, kiwi, fig and plum – all held down to earth by deeper notes of fortified wine, dark chocolate, Strepsils and sugar-coated fennel seeds. The reduced nose was simply delightful – perfumed pear and elderflower sorbet and flowers in polytunnels. Lots to discover on the palate now too – honey sweetness balancing fruit and floral perfumed bitterness – we agreed it was elegant and rounded.

Drinking tip: A summer’s day in the garden, bees humming in the flowers.

Colour: Bright amber

Cask: Refill barrel

Age: 25 years

Date distilled: November 1989

Alcohol: 50.7%

USA allocation: 90 bottles

Flavour profile: Old & dignified

*President’s Choice*

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Enigmatic and masculine

Speyside, Spey

An interesting nose; floral, pot-pourri and grassy notes balanced fruitiness (pineapple, blackcurrant, raspberry, foamy bananas). We also discovered a contrapuntal interplay between sweetness (syrup sponge, white chocolate, vanilla, toffee) and charred oak and clove. The palate was muscular, powerful and tasty; masculine flavours of balsamic, aniseed, pepper and various toasted notes (hazelnut, coconut, pizza crust) slightly overshadowed the Madeira cake and fondant icing sweetness. The reduced nose brought sugar-coated fennel seeds and bicycle repair shops. The reduced palate was slightly enigmatic – we found stem ginger, walnut whips, and chocolate digestive biscuits – but unquestionably moreish – a good cask, and a good dram.

Drinking tip: Interesting and unusual enough to be a conversation piece – or just to provide some early evening distraction.

Colour: Sauternes

Cask: First-fill barrel

Age: 15 years

Date distilled: May 2000

Alcohol: 55.7%

USA allocation: 84 bottles

Flavour profile: Sweet, fruity & mellow

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A Little Warmth

Highland, Island

We all noticed, when pouring into the glass, the wonderful beads forming and lasting for a long time. The colour had a glow and so had the aroma; ember, aromatic charred wood, a freshly brewed steaming hot cup of nettle tea and making blackberry compote. The taste was herbal, salty, dry and quite some heat, but all in perfect balance with flavours of roasted chestnuts and dry cured Black Forest ham. Water brought out more sweetness like toasting marshmallows or caramelizing sugar on a Crème Brulee. The taste was soft and sweet, a Peach Melba with pistachio and almond caramel cream.

Drinking tip: When in need of a little warmth

Colour: Brass trumpet

Cask: First-fill barrel

Age: 16 years

Date distilled: October 1999

Alcohol: 55.9%

USA allocation: 90 bottles

Flavour profile: Spicy & sweet  

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Cask No. 42.19                                       $100

Smoke threatening the laundry

Highland, Island

Our noses detected laundry (wooden tubs, washboards, mangles) with lemon soap; some sweetness developed (lemon bonbons, Moffat toffees, Oddfellows) while smoke, coal bunkers and creamy goat’s cheese rolled in ash arrived later. Water highlighted the savoury, spicy notes – chilli onion jam, humbugs, cinnamon swirls and pork belly cooked with five-spice. The palate however, was big and smoky from the word go – wood ash, tar and carbolic; quite a bit of wood (sweet oak, old tarry ship’s timbers) with sweetness (Edinburgh Rock) that was sometimes deeper and darker (syrup of figs, liquorice, sherbet fountains, sweet and sour, soy sauce, char sui).

Drinking tip: Either while doing the laundry – or with a suitable book (Tales of Para Handy).

Colour: Lemony gold

Cask: Refill barrel

Age: 9 years

Date distilled: October 2006

Alcohol: 58.2%

USA allocation: 60 bottles

Flavour profile: Peated

Visit The Scotch Malt Whisky Society of America at

www.smwsa.com/

The Whisky Exchange “Glenrothes tasting with Ronnie Cox” – Scotch Whisky News

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MONDAY 12 SEPTEMBER
AT 7.30PM
£35 PER TICKET
Tickets on sale
Monday 29 August at 3pm

BOOK NOW

GLENROTHES MASTERCLASS
WITH BRAND HERITAGE DIRECTOR AND WHISKY EXPERT RONNIE COX

Try one of Speyside’s treasures! We’ll not only be trying the range, including the newest release, but also a sample from a cask of whisky distilled in the 1970s that’s still maturing in the Glenrothes warehouses.

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Our host for the masterclass is brand heritage director and whisky expert Ronnie Cox – the seventh generation in his family to work in whisky. Ronnie is one of the most charismatic characters in the industry and we look forward to hearing the inspiration behind the current success of Glenrothes, with hopefully a few insights into his colourful past, too.

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Glenrothes is known as one of Speyside’s treasures and today is most famous for its release of vintage whiskies. Established in 1878, it produces highly regarded single malt whiskies which are bottled according to the year of production, ensuring each reaches its peak of maturity and quality.

Ronnie will be taking us through:

Glenrothes Cask Reserve
Glenrothes Sherry Cask Reserve
Glenrothes Vintage Cask Reserve
Glenrothes Vintage 2001
Glenrothes Vintage 1995
Glenrothes Vintage 1988
Glenrothes Cask Sample 1970s

A wonderful opportunity to taste this Speyside malt and meet a whisky legend – make sure you don’t miss out! The tasting will take place on Monday 12 September at 7.30pm £35 per ticket

BOOK YOUR TICKET »

Tickets on sale Monday 29 August at 3pm

VENUE

THE JUDGE’S COURT, BROWNS,
82-84 ST MARTIN’S LANE
LONDON WC2N 4AG

PLEASE ARRIVE AT THE VENUE FROM 7.15PM FOR A 7.30PM START

Whisky Auction “Our August auction is now LIVE!” – Whisky News

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AUGUST auction is now LIVE!

Auction ends on Tuesday 6 September.

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Karuizawa – Why So Popular?

The Karuizawa whisky distillery was founded in 1955 by Miraku Brewing Corp to diversify its sake portfolio. Karuizawa was built beneath the formidable volcano of Mount Asama where the climate was deemed particularly attractive for whisky production – it was even claimed that the ivy that covered the warehouse kept the temperature and humidity at perfect levels to mature whisky.

Sadly for us, production was mothballed by the turn of the millennium; the owners, without the benefit of a crystal ball, decided production was no longer financially sustainable, and by 2012 the land the distillery rests on was sold. Now, due to their scarcity and intense, savoury, sweet spiciness, Karuizawa bottlings have exploded in value in a final salute to the Spirit of Asama.

We have no fewer than 36 Karuizawas to bid on; take a close look at Karuizawa 1971 Noh #1842, Karuizawa 1981 Cask #78 Prendre Le Rhythme LMdW and the Karuizawa 1990 Cask #679 and Karuizawa 1984 Cask #3663 Sherry Cask.

Be the first to bid!

Get bidding, and good luck! The Whisky Auction team.

Scotch Malt Whisky Society AUGUST & EARLY SEPTEMBER TASTINGS & EVENTS – Scotch Whisky News

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AUGUST & EARLY SEPTEMBER TASTINGS & EVENTS

Satisfy your flavour cravings and bag a bottle ahead of the rush with September’s preview releases. Luscious dried fruit treats from a sherry Gorda, an exotic spice rack from a Chenin Blanc hogshead or smoked savoury delights from Islay? Every palate is a winner this week! These popular casks wont’ be around for long – order now to secure yours…

LONDON

19 Greville Street

New Members’ Sensory Tasting - Wed 31 Aug  More >

New Outturn Tasting - Sat 3 Sept  More >

Steak & Whisky Tasting - Mon 5 Sept  More >

EDINBURGH

The Vaults

Kilchoman Distillery Tasting - Mon 5 Sept  More >

FREE EVENTS AT THE VAULTS

Live Music Night with Hot Tin Roof - Tue 13 Sept More >

Browse All Events & Tastings >

The Scotch Malt Whisky Society, The Vaults, 87 Giles Street, Leith EH6 6BZ

Contact: sales@smws.com or call 0131 555 2929 (Mon-Fri 9am-4.45pm). Visit the Society at here for membership information

This is your chance to join and to take advantage of their great offers!

Spot the SMWS bottles in this amusing You Tube video

KINGSBARNS DISTILLERY ANNOUNCES FOUNDERS’ CLUB INSTALMENT PLAN – Scotch Whisky News

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KINGSBARNS DISTILLERY ANNOUNCES FOUNDERS’ CLUB INSTALMENT PLAN

Kingsbarns Distillery is delighted to announce that its Founders’ Club membership is now available to buy through an instalment plan.

The Visitor Centre was opened on St Andrews Day 2014 by the Wemyss family owners and the founder, local man Douglas Clement. Distilling started in January 2015, with the first cask filled in March that year. Scotch whisky has to mature for at least 3 years before it can be bottled, so Kingsbarns Single Malt Whisky won’t be available until later in 2018.

The Founders’ Club is an exciting chance for whisky enthusiasts to enjoy being a part of the journey for this new distillery. The Kingsbarns Distillery Founders’ Club is open to just 3000 members worldwide. Initially, a welcome pack is sent to all members, consisting of a 20cl bottle of Kingsbarns Distillery New Make Spirit, a Founders’ Club Glencairn glass, a membership badge and welcome letter.

Special members’ events are also be planned, such as the Founders’ Club dinner and free daytime tours on September 3rd, recently announced to the current members who will have the privilege of being the first to taste our 18 month old spirit drawn from the very first cask.

William Wemyss, one of the Wemyss family owners and Managing Director at Kingsbarns Distillery explains further: “The first ever bottles of Kingsbarns Single Malt will be bottled exclusively for members of our Founders’ Club. It is expected that some of the first casks ever filled will be selected for this first bottling around mid 2018. Members will receive a bottle of this exclusive Kingsbarns Founders’ Club Reserve, enabling them to become one of the very first to taste Kingsbarns Single Malt. Following that, each year for 4 subsequent years, members will receive a further Founders’ Club Reserve bottle, allowing members to enjoy the progression of our single malt.

Membership is priced at £500 plus shipping charges, ranging from UK at £40, Europe at £90, USA at £160 and other selected parts of the world at £300. Membership can be purchased in one payment or now spread over 12 months for an additional £20 administration charge.

Full details are available on the Kingsbarns Distillery website or in the Visitor Centre.

Notes

  • Kingsbarns Distillery was officially opened on St Andrews Day 2014 and has been subsequently been awarded a 4 star visitor attraction award by Visit Scotland. The Visitor Centre is open daily for tours and has a shop and cafe.
  • While the Kingsbarns spirit is maturing, Kingsbarns has launched the Founders’ Club. Membership benefits include a Welcome Pack and the first ever bottling of Kingsbarns Single Malt expected in mid 2018. A further 4 exclusive bottlings will follow.
  • The founder of the distillery is Douglas Clement. Formerly a golf caddie, Douglas was inspired to open a distillery near to the famous golf courses in the St Andrews and Kingsbarns area.
  • Distillery Manager, Peter Holroyd, is a graduate of Heriot Watt University Brewing and Distilling, and was previously head brewer at a craft brewery near Glasgow.
  • The Wemyss family owners are from Scotland and their historic family seat is Wemyss Castle in Fife where they’ve lived since the 1300s.
  • The Wemyss family also own Wemyss Malts which is an independent bottler with a whisky range including the blended malt whiskies comprising: The Spice King, The Peat Chimney and The Hive; single malt single cask bottlings and the blended Scotch named Lord Elcho after one of the Wemyss family’s ancestors; all of which are avilable for tasting and sale at The Kingsbarns Distillery.
  • The Wemyss family premium wines and spirits brands also include boutique gin Darnley’s View together with the premium wine estate of Rimauresq Cru Classé in Cotes de Provence.

Kilchoman US East Coast Tour! – Scotch Whisky News

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MONDAY SEPTEMBER 26, 2016

6pm – Brandy Library private room event

Address: 25 N Moore St. New York, NY 10013

Phone: 212.226.5545

Email: info@brandylibrary.com

Website: http://www.brandylibrary.com/

TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 27, 2016

7pm — Park Ave in-store Seminar

Address: 270 Madison Ave, New York, NY 10016

Phone: 212.685.2442

Email: whiskyconn@gmail.com

Website: https://www.parkaveliquor.com/

9:30pm — Bar St. Andrews event

Address: 140 W 46th St, New York, NY 10036

Phone: 212.840.8413

Email: barstandrews@gmail.com

Website: http://standrewsnyc.com/#home

WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 28, 2016

2:30pm to 4:30pm – Federal Wine & Spirits Bottle signing event

Address: 29 State St, Boston, MA 02109

Phone: 617.367.8605

Email: joe@federalwine.com

Website: http://www.federalwine.com/

7pm - Julio’s Liquors Exclusive Whisky Wednesday event

Address: 140 Turnpike Rd, Westborough, MA 01581

Phone: 508.366.1942

Website: http://juliosliquors.com/wp/

THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 29, 2016

7pm – Town Wine & Spirits Dinner event

Address: TBD

Phone: 401.434.4563

Email: malt@townwineri.com

Website: http://www.townwineandspirits.com/

FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 30, 2016

7:30pm – Cambridge Wines and Spirits Seminar

Address: 10 Lafayette Ave #2, Morristown, NJ 07960

Phone: 973.984.9463

Website: http://cambridgewinesnj.com/

SUNDAY OCTOBER 2, 2016

1pm-3pm – The Wine & Spirit Co. of Greenville tasting

Address: 4025 Kennett Pike, Wilmington, DE 19807

Phone: 302.658.9463

Website: http://www.wineandspiritco.com/

5pm - Stoney’s British Pub dinner event & tasting

Address: 3007 Concord Pike, Wilmington, DE 19803

Phone: 302.477.9740

Email: mjstone2001@yahoo.com

Website: http://www.stoneyspub.com/

MONDAY OCTOBER 3, 2016

6.30pm-8 pm (TBD) – Frank’s Wine tasting

Address: 2216 Pennsylvania Avenue, Wilmington, DE 19806

Phone: 302.429.1978

Email: frank@frankswine.com

Website: http://www.frankswine.com/

TUESDAY OCTOBER 4, 2016

Whisky Blasphemy – Private tasting by invitation only

Address: Langhorne, PA

WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 5, 2016

7pm – Judge’s Bench private tasting

Address: 8385 Main Street, Ellicott City, MD 21043

Phone: 410.465.3497

Email: info@judgesbenchpub.com

Website: http://judgesbenchpub.com/

THURSDAY OCTOBER 6, 2016

4.30pm-8.30pm – Petite Cellars open tasting

Address: 11079 Resort Road, Ellicott City, MD 21043

Phone: 410.750.0562

Website: https://www.petitecellars.com/

FRIDAY OCTOBER 7, 2016

7pm – Stateline Liquors tasting

Address: 1610 Elkton Road, Elkton, MD 21921

Phone: 410.398.3838

Email: stateline@comcast.net

Website: http://www.statelineliquors.com/

SATURDAY OCTOBER 8, 2016

1pm-2.30pm – Restaurant RIS (Arrowine) tasting

Address: 2275 L Street NW, Washington, DC 20037

Phone: 202.785.0785

Email: mpetree@arrowine.com

Website: http://www.risdc.com/

SATURDAY OCTOBER 8, 2016

3pm – Jack Rose Dining Saloon event

Address: 2007 18th Street NW, Washington, DC 20009

Phone: 202.588.7388

Email: info@jackrosediningsaloon.com

Website: http://jackrosediningsaloon.com/

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Houstonians to Sip, Savor and Smoke as Whiskies of the World Returns on October 1st – Whisky News

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Houstonians to Sip, Savor and Smoke as Whiskies of the World Returns on October 1st

World-renowned spirits and cigar show pays homage to Houston’s fans and purveyors

HOUSTON, TEXAS (July 21, 2016) – On Saturday, October 1, 2016, Whiskies of the World will bring its world-class spirits showcase to Houston for the second time in what promises to be the finest tasting, toasting and teaching event of its kind in the southwest.

Staged in the Imperial Ballroom of the recently renovated Hyatt Regency in Downtown Houston, Whiskies of the World will connect whisky lovers to the craftsmen, distillers, distributors, retailers, restaurants and bars who bring these classic spirits to consumers. Over 100 such exhibitors are expected to present their wares for sampling in the spacious 16,000 square foot space.

“We’re bringing an enormous variety of spirits to this show,” observes Douglas Smith, Event Director for Whiskies of the World. “People can explore new flavors along with their favorites and interact with the people that bring them to life. Getting up close and personal with the finest whiskies in the world and their ambassadors is a fabulous way to spend an afternoon!”

The list of distilleries scheduled to be on hand currently includes but is not limited to: 8 Seconds, Alberta Rye, Alexander Murray, Ardbeg, Arran, Auchentoshan, The Balvenie, Basil Hayden’s, Bowmore, Breckenridge, Buck, Caol Ila, Clyde May’s Whiskey, Corsair, Cu Bocan, Cutty Sark, Dalwhinnie, The Famous Grouse, Glen Garioch, Glen Grant, Glenfiddich, Glenmorangie, High West, Highland Park, James Oliver, Kilchoman, Knob Creek, Lagavulin, Laphroaig, The Macallan, Maker’s Mark, Michter’s, Monkey Shoulder, Oban, Old Forester, Old Pulteney, Russell’s Reserve, Singleton, Speyburn, Talisker, Tamdhu, TOMATIN, Tullamore DEW, Tyrconnell, Uisce Beatha, Wathen’s Bourbon and Woodford Reserve; additions made weekly.

Adding to the stature of the gathering, an array of spirits industry luminaries will host masterclasses and VIP tasting events, including Jonathan Wingo of The Balvenie, David Blackmore of Glenmorangie, David Perkins of High West Distillery, Bruce Russel of Russell’s Reserve and more to be announced.

Amidst dozens of easily accessible sampling stations, Whiskies of the World will also feature an impressive collection of static and kinetic displays and special guests, curated by Smith himself.

“Wherever we take our shows,” Smith points out, “whiskies and the people who make them are always our ‘stars’. They are the centerpiece of our presentation. But for the Houston show, we’re adding a few touches to further intrigue whisky enthusiasts and connect their lifestyle to affordable luxury that whisky has become.”

For more information and to purchase tickets, visit WhiskiesOfTheWorld.com/Houston. Special room rates and ticket packages are also available from the Hyatt Regency. Follow Whiskies of the World on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter, and tag the event at #WOWHOU.

For information on how to become an exhibitor, email Douglas Smith at Douglas.Smith@iwscgroup.com.

Requests by media for interviews and media credentials/passes should be directed to Sophia Macris Baine at Noisemaker Communications.

All Whiskies of the World event guests must be at least 21 years of age.

About Whiskies of the World LLC: Whiskies of the World LLC, an IWSC Group North America event, began in San Francisco, CA in 1998. Under the direction of whisky aficionado and event director Douglas Smith, who joined in 2010, the event has expanded into Texas and Georgia. The IWSC Group is a global leader of alcoholic beverage events, including the prestigious International Wine & Spirit Competition. IWSC Group North America was launched in 2015 and currently includes the Atlanta Food & Wine Festival, Spirits of the Americas, Spirits of Mexico and Whiskies of the World. The most recent addition to this impressive portfolio is the Sugar Land Wine and Food Affair, in Sugar Land, Texas.

The Whisky Shop “Jura One for the Road – Order Now!” – Scotch Whisky News

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Jura One for the Road

Released in celebration of Distillery Manager, Willie Cochrane’s 39 year contribution to the distillery, Jura One for the Road is a limited edition 22 year old expression with a Pinot Noir wine cask finish. Presented at a natural cask strength, this non chill-filtered Island Single Malt has a natural mahogany honeyed gold colour.

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The nose offers freshly baked bread, moist walnut cake, over-ripe pineapple and vanilla with a whisper of bitter chocolate, coffee and tangy macaroons. The palate is rich in ginger, cassis, frangipane and caramelised peaches. Glazed nectarines, pears in red wine, muscovado and soft cranberry notes follow, while the finish brings Turkish delight, coffee, fig syrup and cherry cake.

Without doubt one of the most exciting limited releases of the year with only 672 bottles released in the UK. Sold on a strictly first come first served basis.

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£120 Buy Now

In stock and available for immediate dispatch


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