A taste of Chile

Chile’s Casillero del Diablo is one of the world’s most celebrated wine brands; Kayleigh Rattle takes a closer look at its history, visitor opportunities, and its new travel-inspired range Written by Kayleigh Rattle A combination of top-quality grapes, fantastic wine-growing conditions and expertise of its viticulturers and enologists make this Chilean wine producer a world-famousContinue reading “A taste of Chile”

The gold standard

Glenfiddich Grand Cru unites the best of French effervescent luxury with Scotland’s bold national spirit Written by Christopher Coates Although the ‘Auld Alliance’ between Scotland and France may have seen its origins in historical posturing against the English Crown, it was arguably cemented by the Scots’ insatiable love for their ally’s exceptional wines – whichContinue reading “The gold standard”

Metal and nature

As Cognac enjoys a mini-renaissance, Rémy Martin unveils a fitting collaboration Written by Sam Coyne A meeting point where the industry of metal and fire collides with the natural Ugni Blanc, Limousin and Tronçais. The House of Rémy Martin has married these concepts together by collaborating with Atelier Steaven Richard to bring a limited-edition XOContinue reading “Metal and nature”

For rappers and writers

Time to discover drink’s rising star Written by Sam Coyne France isn’t short of options when it comes to iconic libations, but one that seems to be an ever-rising star is Cognac. Champagne still gets people excited, of course, and Armagnac has a loyal following, but Cognac seems to traverse a number of demographics andContinue reading “For rappers and writers”

The boutique brand

The Macallan brings a piece of its home to international travellers Written by Sam Coyne Where do you go if you want to discover more about your favourite drinks brands? More and more frequently, spirits distilleries are becoming the go-to destination for travellers looking to delve deeper into the history and production of their favouriteContinue reading “The boutique brand”

Make the right choices

The range and quality of duty-free spirits on sale around the world has never been broader or better Written by Joe Bates My golden rule for choosing duty-free spirits is a simple one. Unless you live in a country that slaps high taxes on spirits such as Norway, the UK or Singapore, I would avoidContinue reading “Make the right choices”

The Macallan reveals 1950

The Macallan has unveiled the latest release in its Exceptional Single Cask range – a delicate expression that was distilled in 1950. An allocation of the release will be available to travellers through London Heathrow and Dubai airports, at The Macallan’s recently opened Boutiques. The 1950s were a significant period in the history of TheContinue reading “The Macallan reveals 1950”

Lagavulin launches 10-year-old exclusively to travellers

Travelling fans of Islay’s Lagavulin Distillery will be able to enjoy exclusive access to a 10-years-old single malt that will be available exclusively at Dufry duty-free stores in airports across the world. Situated on Islay’s southern shoreline, the new release lives up to Lagavulin’s reputation as being one of the stand-out Islay single malts. Diageo’sContinue reading “Lagavulin launches 10-year-old exclusively to travellers”

Tobermory turns its hand to gin

Tobermory Distillery, famed for its whisky and situated on the Isle of Mull, has turned its hand to gin production and launched Tobermory Hebridean Gin. The only distillery on the colourful Isle of Mull, it is the first time the distillery has produced gin in its history. The Isle of Mull is the second largestContinue reading “Tobermory turns its hand to gin”

Champagne Lanson introduces organic Champagne

International travellers will now be able to raise an environmentally friendly glass as Champagne Lanson has launched its organic Champagne, Lanson Green Label, into global travel retail. Now available through the travel-retail provider Heinemann, the Green Label was launched in 2017, however, 2019 will be the first time the non-vintage cuvée will be available throughContinue reading “Champagne Lanson introduces organic Champagne”