Category: News and Press Releases

Islay’s, Caol Ila Distillery gets a £3.5 million upgrade by Diageo 0

Islay’s, Caol Ila Distillery gets a £3.5 million upgrade by Diageo

Caol Ila is the islands largest distillery and sits on the Sound of Islay. This upgrade will result in a six month programme beginning in June and finishing by the year...

The Famous Grouse – New Dramming Room Opening 0

The Famous Grouse – New Dramming Room Opening

It is just about 9 am on Friday the 18th March 2011 when Nicola and Scott (our designated driver for the day) arrived to pick up Jim prior to heading north...

Chivas – Iconic Scotch Whisky Sales Grow 0

Chivas – Iconic Scotch Whisky Sales Grow

Chivas Brothers, owned by Pernod Ricard are currently seeing sales grow and grow and that is with some of their Whiskies ranging from just under £30 to almost £1500, this is...

The Royal Photographic Society and The Macallan unveil Joint Partnerhship 0

The Royal Photographic Society and The Macallan unveil Joint Partnerhship

This is one for Nicola, she is the Whisky Boys photographer and owns quite an up market Nikon with all the bits and pieces, so who knows maybe sometime in the...

Machrie Hotel & Golf Club, Islay – A Sad Sad Day 0

Machrie Hotel & Golf Club, Islay – A Sad Sad Day

It was very sad for Jim to read about the closing of the Machrie Hotel and Golf Club due to the company that owns it going into administration. The golf course...

Whisky – how chilled can it get? 0

Whisky – how chilled can it get?

Three bottles of Scotch Whisky are jetting there way back to Scotland, these bottles are special, they have spent over a century buried under Ernest Shackleton’s hut in the Antarctic. Last...