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FNB Whisky Live Festival 2012 Preview Q&A with John Glaser

John Glaser from Compass Box will be at the FNB Whisky Live Festival

The 10th FNB Whisky Live Festival is almost upon us! The world’s largest whisky festival – spread over 3 cities this year – attracts whisky lovers in their droves, all clamouring to try old favourites, new expressions and meet the people behind the whiskies we know and love. The festival always attracts renowned international whisky […]


Whisky of the Month – The Balvenie Tun 1401 Batch 5

The Balvenie Tun 1401 Batch 5

Choosing my second Whisky of the Month was a no-brainer. It simply had to be The Balvenie Tun 1401 Batch 5. David Stewart, Malt Master, has been with William Grant & Sons for half a century this year and has fulfilled the role of The Balvenie’s Malt Master since 1974, hand crafting their whiskies. That’s […]


Ship Ahoy! Cutty Sark Whisky Arrives in South Africa

Cutty Sark Available in South Africa

The Cutty Sark blended whisky has been around for a while – created by the Berry Brothers way back in 1923. It’s hard not to miss the white ship on the bright yellow label when glancing at the selection of whiskies at the bar or on the shelves at your bottle store. It turns out […]


Three Ships 5 Year Old Crowned As World’s Best Blended Whisky

Three Ships 5 year old Premium Select

South Africans are lucky people. Not only do we live in a beautiful country with a brilliant climate, we are also home to the World’s Best Blended Whisky! Every year Whisky Magazine holds their annual World Whisky Awards which aims to select, award and promote the ‘World’s Best Whiskies’ to both consumers and the trade […]


Grant’s 12 Year Old Launches in South Africa

Grant's 12 Year Old Bottle

Grant’s Family Reserve whisky has been available in South Africa for several decades now, so it is only fitting that William Grant and Sons chose our country to be among the first to see the Grant’s 12 Year Old premium blended Scotch whisky on our shelves. The Grant family have been producing whisky for five […]