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
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
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
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
Published March 01, 2013
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
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 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
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 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
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 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