Author: Whisky Jaysus
Connor McGregor, former Mixed Martial Arts World Champion, and larger than life media personality, has come under scrutiny for his attempts to leverage his massive social media base to sell Irish Whiskey.
Queen Margot was the subject of text messages and Facebook notifications in the last week, all from enthusiastic whisky-loving friends questioning whether an eight-year-old blend from a budget supermarket could really have just been named the ‘best whisky in the world’.
At least, that’s what the national press were reporting. In a world of ever-inflating whisky prices, where a bottle of Macallan 1926 recently sold for over £1 million, at just £13 a bottle the headlines sounded too good to be true.
A bottle of 1926 Macallan 60-year-old, featuring a label designed by Sir Peter Blake, is expected to fetch up to £700,000 when it is auctioned in Edinburgh next month. The single malt has been consigned by a UK collector, who acquired it when the 12 Sir Peter Blake bottles were released by the Speyside distillery […]
Isle of Raasay distillery has launched pre-orders for its still-maturing inaugural single malt, which is set to be delivered to buyers in 22 months time – shortly before Christmas 2020. The distillery has earmarked 40 ex-Bourbon barrels full of maturing liquid ‘ready to go’ to meet demand for the pre-orders. Once bottled, the three-year-old whisky, […]