Tag "whisky"

Better days are round the corner

Data from Euromonitor says the world’s population drank 3,285,000,000 litres of whiskey/whisky (from now on this article uses whiskey as the general term) in 2020, which was 10 percent less...

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(HU) Lebilincselő dokumentumfilm a világ egyik legismertebb italmárkájáról – A nap videója

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Johnnie Walker Celebrates 200 Years Of Progress

2020 marks 200 years since John Walker, first threw open the doors to a grocer’s shop in Scotland and began a journey that has led Johnnie Walker to being the...

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Magazine: An eternal favourite

Whisky and whiskey are always the shining stars of the distillate world – states Sára Palcsó, marketing director of Zwack. In the last five years some kind of innovation fever...

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A 28-year-old has sold his birthday whisky collection to buy a house

A 28-year-old has sold a collection of whisky given to him each year by his father as a birthday present, for 44,000 pounds (57,363 USD), in order to buy his...

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Fire Extinguisher Mini Bar – Picture of the day

Unique mini bar designed to look like red fire extinguisher has enough room for one wine bottle, two glasses, LED flashlight, and a corkscrew....

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UK scientists breed wheat to boost whisky production

The development could make UK grown wheat more desirable for use in whisky compared to imported British scientists have used ‘reverse genetics’ to breed a wheat specifically designed to improve...

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Johnnie Walker Red Label received a brand new packaging

The 20cl size Johnnie Walker Red Label received a brand new, easy to carry and stylish pack, which is different from any whisky packaging that the world has seen so...

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A hacker attack thwarted the auctioning of the world’s largest private whiskey collection

The auctioning of the second large lot of the world’s largest private whiskey collection had to be postponed indefinitely because of a hacking attack against the Perth-based Whiskey Auctioneers auction...

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Magazine: Spirits 2019

Extending the public health product tax (NETA) to spirits in 2015 entailed a 20-30 percent price increase in the category. Sales were also affected negatively by the law that allowed...

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The world’s largest collection of privately owned Scotch whiskey is auctioned

The world’s largest privately held collection of Scotch whiskeys is being auctioned for 7-8 million pounds (2.7 – 3.1 billion HUF). The collection consist of more than 3,900 bottles. Australian-based...

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Koktél pohár nélkül

Két éve sincs, hogy a szájban oldódó kapszulás vízről írtunk. Nem kellett sokat várni, és már koktélok is ihatók ebben a formában, a The Glenlivet whisky jóvoltából. Csak a szádban olvad;...

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Artificial tongue for recognizing counterfeit whiskey has been developed by Scottish researchers

An artificial “tongue” which can taste subtle differences between whiskies could help tackle the counterfeit alcohol trade, according to researchers. They have built a tiny taster which exploits the properties...

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The ambassador of one of the world’s most exclusive whiskeys visited Hungary

For the first time in July this year, the regional brand ambassador of Macallan, one of the most famous Scottish whiskeys, visited Budapest. Anna G. Metaxas’s performance filled the Black...

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The Aldi whiskys won two gold medals

Aldi’s Alcoholic Drinks won again at the prestigious Spirits Business Scotch Whisky Masters contest. Two brands of the discount chain – the Highland Black Scotch Whiskey and teh Islay Single...

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New whisky record at Bonhams auction

A bottle of the extremely rare The Macallan Valerio Adami 1926 whisky was sold at Bonhams Whisky Sale in Edinburgh on 3 October setting a new world record of 848,750...

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The product portfolio of the Agárdi Pálinka Distillery continued to grow

Three years ago, the Agárdi Pálinka Distillery had an award-winning whisky, now the sortiment has expanded with two new distillates, while the pálinka remains to be the backbone of the...

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A record number of tourists visited Scottish whiskey distilleries last year

A record number of tourists visited the Scottish whiskey distilleries last year – according to the data reported on Wednesday. The number of visitors reached 1.9 million, which is an...

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One Million USD Whiskey at the Auction

A bottle of malt whisky was sold for a record price of 1.1million USD at an auction in Hong Kong. The very rare 1926 Macallan scotch whisky was sold an...

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Soon, whiskey can be produced by using wind power

Brown-Forman, producer of Jack Daniel’s, has contracted an energy company in Kansas. The Solomon Forks wind farm will soon provide nearly all of the beverage manufacturer’s electricity demand from wind...

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The very expensive whiskey was fake

A dram of vintage Scotch bought by a Chinese millionaire in a Swiss hotel bar for £7,600 was a fake, laboratory tests have concluded. Analysts from Scotland were called in...

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Whiskey auction record: 285 thousand pounds for a barrel

Not only glassware but barrels of Scotch whiskey are also a huge business. At an auction, the record of the most expensive barrel was 285 thousand pounds for a 30...

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Scottish malt whiskey is the best with water according to Swedish scientists

It is a question that has divided whisky lovers for centuries: does the true aficionado add a dash or water, or drink the spirit neat? Now, a team of Swedish...

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Whiskey Queens at the Gourmet Festival

Special taste sensations, citrus flavors, vanilla butter and ginger powder… Not the whiskey that is fall in to your mind hearing these words, but at this year’s Gourmet Festival, Szombati...

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Whiskey made for the 150th birthday could be taste at the Whisky Show

The Whisky Show was held for the sixth time in Budapest this year. Among others, Jack Daniel celebrated its 150th birthday this year. The audience could taste the distillery’s limited...

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Whisky found in time capsule from the nineteenth century

Construction workers found time capsule that was buried in the 1800s in the Scottish Highlands. The shoe box-sized capsule was found buried deep inside part of the Ruthven road bridge...

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