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Posts tagged Three Ships

C’mon James Sedgwick Distillery, Bottle It Already!

The James Sedwick Distillery - Home of Three Ships and Bain's Whisky

The James Sedgwick Distillery has been making waves around the globe. In the last two years they’ve walked away with several accolades and awards, most noticeably the Whisky Magazine’s World Icon Award for the distillery itself as Brand Innovator in 2011, World’s Best Blended Whisky (the Three Ships 5 year old – 2012) and World’s […]


FNB Whisky Live Festival 2013 Preview Q&A with Andy Watts

Andy Watts, Three Ships master distiller, will be at the 2013 FNB Whisky Live Festival

What better way to kick off my series of Whisky Live previews this year than with a local whisky hero, Andy Watts, who is the master distiller at the James Sedgwick Distillery in the Western Cape – home of Three Ships and Bain’s Cape Mountain Whisky. WTF: Hi Andy, what is your take on Whisky […]


Your Guide to the 2013 FNB Whisky Live Workshops

Dave Broom - Renowned whisky writer

Another year, another FNB Whisky Live Festival! With the Cape Town leg gone and the addition of Soweto things are certainly a bit different to previous years. One thing you can count on at Whisky Live though are excellent whisky workshops hosted by whisky folks who are at the top of their game. This year […]


Three Ships Whisky – Enjoyed Around the World (Fan Photos)

Three Ships whiskies on the Makgadikgadi Pans in Botswana

As you’ll know from my previous posts, I really enjoy the whiskies in the Three Ships range. It seems like quite a few of you out there like it too! That got me thinking… “I wonder where in the world are people enjoying their bottles of Three Ships Whisky?” As a result, I’ve created this […]


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 […]


Tasting the old and new Three Ships 10 year old single malt whisky

Three ships 10yo single malt - 2010 and 2003 releases

Back in November 2003 Distell launched a “one-off” limited release – a South African single malt, matured for 10 years – the Three Ships 10 year old single malt whisky. 6500 bottles were produced, of which 6000 were released to the public and they proved to be very popular and were snapped up quickly. You […]