Aberfeldy – 18 Years Old

Aberfeldy  18 Years Old  John Dewars & Sons Ltd ABV: 40% Style: Single Malt Region: Highland Price per bottle: £86.75 Bottling: Distillery Availability: Travel Retail Rob Allanson – 8.0  Nose: Gentle at first then sweet chilli spice starts to build. Soft orchard fruits, apples pears and plum jam. Peaches in honey. Then the oak comesContinue reading “Aberfeldy – 18 Years Old”

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”

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”