Brora and Port Ellen – A Real Good News Story

Brora and Port Ellen - A Real Good News Story This morning I feel like an overly excited school boy having discovered girls for the [...]

October 9th, 2017|Blog|

TWL Ledaig 12yo Single Cask

Well, it's a chilly but beautiful sunny evening here in York. Whisky Lounge HQ is all abuzz with our usual goings on, tastings here there [...]

October 5th, 2017|Blog, Uncategorized|

Brand Ambassadors – A Riposte

Much seems to have been written in the whisky press lately about the role and usefulness of brand ambassadors. Most of it has been negative, [...]

September 26th, 2017|Blog|

My Whisky Lounge – Emily Harris

My first memory of Eddie was meeting him in York at a whisky show back in 2005 during our early team days at Moet Hennessy [...]

September 11th, 2017|Blog|

Will The Real Brand Ambassadors Please Stand Up?

Consider the title of Brand Ambassador. It sounds pretty important, doesn't it? The title evokes many things. Diplomacy. Subtlety. Deal-making. High-level intrigue. Suavity. Elegance. Smoke [...]

August 18th, 2017|Blog|

Fruity Fruity Whisky – Billy Abbott

It's easy to tell when my mate Enrico has found a whisky he likes. He's an animated chap at the best of times, prone to [...]

July 19th, 2017|Blog|

The Fake Whisky News, Part 1 – Tim Forbes

I'll start with an INCREDIBLE piece of Real Whisky News (that you may already know): a very great proportion of what is presented to whisky [...]

July 5th, 2017|Blog|

Tim Forbes- My TWL

I vividly recall my first Whisky Lounge experience.  I had travelled by train, hungover, to Brighton on a Saturday morning to help with that fine [...]

June 14th, 2017|Blog|

The Morning After – Day 8 / Bunnahabhain

The visit to Bunnahabhain was a significant one for me. It marked the moment that I had finally visited all of the eight distilleries on [...]

June 3rd, 2017|Blog|

The Morning After – Day 7 / Kilchoman

The heavy rain of earlier in the week chose to return yesterday. The Thursday of the Feis Ile festival sees Kilchoman, Islay’s newest distillery, share [...]

June 3rd, 2017|Blog|
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