Tag: whisky

Summer libations: Vintage Summer

In our ongoing series of essential summer cocktails, Amanda Baxter from our Spirits division devises a whisky cocktail using the most recent addition to The Glenrothes range of single malt whisky, The Glenrothes Vintage Reserve. At 40 percent alcohol, The Glenrothes Vintage Reserve is unusually fragrant and soft in style, with red-berry fruits and a finish […]

Whisky Retailer of the Year

Having just recovered from the surprise (and celebrations), Rob Whitehead – Berry Bros. & Rudd Spirits Buyer – takes a moment to describe the privilege of being awarded Global Whisky Retailer of the Year (Single Outlet) at the 2015 Icons of Whisky awards. The Icons of Whisky awards celebrate distillers, retailers, distributors and educators, and are the […]

A bard day’s night

Ronnie Cox, our Brands Heritage Director and an ambassador for The Glenrothes considers the drams worthy of toasting the fêted Scottish poet come Burns Night There are reputedly more statues of Rabbie Burns around the world than there are of William Shakespeare; the cause of this is undoubtedly the courage of Scots in leaving their country […]

How to collect whisky – part two

Our spirits specialist Ronnie Cox lays bare the criteria required for creating bottled whiskies that will strike a chord with collectors – and the distilleries getting it right The Glenrothes produces vintages (not the standard 12-, 15- and 21-year-old versions) which makes it immediately collectible. It has a growing number of aficionados, some of whom […]