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Join me for a Balvenie and Glenfiddich tasting next Thursday

Join me for a Balvenie and Glenfiddich tasting next Thursday



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Whisky in Ernest

Whisky in Ernest



Every now and then something unexpected happens and the odds are either stacked against you or they are in your favour.

Today they are very much stacked in my favour as I have just received a rare old gift, a bottle of Mackinlay’s Highland Malt … Read More

What an Honour

What an Honour



Colin Scott, the Master Blender for Chivas Regal and Royal Salute, was in Australia last week for a flying visit. He was here to launch a new member of the Royal Salute family of blended whiskies: Tribute to Honour.

Tribute to Honour was unveiled to … Read More

Collars,cuffs and Single malts

Collars,cuffs and Single malts



I attended a whisky tasting last week at one of my favorite Sydney venues, Shirt Bar.

This is such a great place; not only is it one of the best shirt shops in Australia, it’s also one of the best bars, and their bar menu … Read More

Monkey Business

Monkey Business



MONKEY SHOULDER

An authentic Scotch – but without the stuffiness

One of the most popular experiences that we offer here at The Whisky Ambassador is the whisky bar

The whisky bar is a pop up bar that can be easily set up within the venue … Read More

Chivas Spill

Chivas Spill



Published March 01, 2013

Associated Press

LONDON – A massive spill at a Chivas plant has sent the smell of spirits flowing through a Scottish sewer and sorrow coursing through the hearts of Scotch whisky fans.

Chivas Brothers Ltd. spokeswoman Jennifer Stevenson says the group … Read More

Security Matters

Security Matters



The Australian Security Medals Foundation - Saturday 2nd of March 2013

The Sydney Town Hall was the location for Annual Australian Security Medal Awards.

This black-tie event now in its third year was conceived by a group of security professionals, who believe that as I … Read More

The Balvenie DoubleWood 12 Year Old

The Balvenie DoubleWood 12 Year Old



The Balvenie Distillery was built in 1892 by the Grants of Glenfiddich.

This charming distillery is just a stone’s throw from Glenfiddich and both are still family-owned by the Grants.

These two distilleries share the same water source and the stills at Balvenie are heated … Read More

Laphroaig 10 Year Old

Laphroaig 10 Year Old



According to the Laphroaig web site, no one knows the full history of Laphroaig, as it is lost in the mist of time. It’s clear that the Irish had been distilling on the island for quite some time its believed that the locals picked up … Read More

The Glenlivet Distillery

The Glenlivet Distillery



The Glenlivet Distillery is a distillery near Ballindalloch in Moray, Scotland that produces single malt Scotch whisky. It is the oldest legal distillery in the parish of Glenlivet, and the production place of the Scottish whisky of the same name. It is described in packaging … Read More

Glenfiddich 15 Year Old Solera Reserve

Glenfiddich 15 Year Old Solera Reserve



It’s Friday night in Sydney and it hasn’t stopped raining for what seems like days.
Reminds me of a cold wet day in Edinburgh during winter, and this is supposed to be our summer here.

I am happy though because for the first time in … Read More

Glenmorangie Distillery

Glenmorangie Distillery


February 5th 2013 - No Comments - Whisky Distilleries

Glenmorangie Distillery has been producing its Single Highland malt Scotch whisky since 1843. Crafting the delicate spirit is entrusted to the legendary Sixteen Men of Tain. Take a tour of the distillery and you¿ll see these skilled mashmen, stillmen and warehousemen as they go about … Read More




The Ambassadors Blog

This is a blog for anyone who has a love for whisky, whether you’re a beginner or a connoisseur this blog is for you. We will be blogging about our favourite whiskies and distilleries plus recent whisky tastings and events.

Whisky in Ernest

Every now and then something unexpected happens and the odds are... Read More...

Collars,cuffs and Single malts

I attended a whisky tasting last week at one of my... Read More...