“Time, effort and vision”: The Dalmore releases 40yo whisky in travel retail

Whyte & Mackay-owned The Dalmore has launched a new 40yo single malt. The new expression was unveiled yesterday (25 July) by Master Distiller Richard Paterson at a tasting event at London’s prestigious Claridge’s hotel. Only 750 bottles of the whisky will be released this year in specialist retailers and selected travel retailers, including DFS Group. The […]

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Great British hospitality at Luton Airport: TRG opens The Smithfield Pub and Kitchen

UK. TRG Concessions has opened The Smithfield Pub and Kitchen at London Luton Airport. The 7,000sq ft pub concept, part of LLA’s £110 million (US$131 million) redevelopment, is the airport’s largest F&B airside outlet. The project is the largest in TRG Concessions’ history. It is forecast to serve 1 million travellers a year, generating £150 million (US$196 million) […]

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Revamped Mouton Cadet features in Heinemann Duty Free & Travel Value shops

A new-look Mouton Cadet is being highlighted in Heinemann Duty Free & Travel Value shops. Online promotions are running throughout July and include digital advertising in Heinemann Home Delivery Webshop and Pre-Order Webshops , as well as on the Heinemann Facebook page . Baron Philippe de Rothschild Winemaker Pierre Lambert said: “The sheer extent of the Bordeaux vineyard means that we can […]

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A taste for innovation: Mélange Bakery Café opens at Newark Liberty International

USA. OTG has partnered with respected pastry chef Jacques Torres and French chocolate specialist Valrhona to open the Mélange Bakery & Chocolaterie at Newark Liberty International Airport. The Mélange is located in the Global Bazaar in Terminal C. The outlet is part of a US$120 million re-imagining project which will include 55 new restaurants and food markets […]

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“Radically new and intriguing”: Bacardi and DFS Group engage shoppers with Dewar’s campaign

Bacardi Global Travel Retail and DFS Group recently launched a new interpretation of the John Dewar & Sons Fine Whisky Emporium at Singapore Changi Airport. It was the first launch of the campaign in Asia Pacific, the partners said, and the Emporium was located in the Terminal 2 Wines and Spirits Duplex. The creative was […]

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Knob Creek® Bourbon Celebrates 25 Years With Limited Edition Anniversary Release – American Whiskey News

Knob Creek® Bourbon Celebrates 25 Years With Limited Edition Anniversary Release Clermont, KY (June 15, 2017) – In 1992, Sixth Generation Beam Master Distiller Booker Noe created Knob Creek® Bourbon to restore the standards of pre-prohibition style whiskey, pushing the boundaries of an entire category with the introduction of super-premium, small batch bourbon. Twenty-five years […]

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Quintessential Brands launches travel-exclusive Greenall’s Extra Reserve with World Duty Free

London dry gin brand Greenall’s, owned by Quintessential Brands, has launched its first travel retail-exclusive product, Greenall’s Extra Reserve, in UK World Duty Free stores. Greenall’s Extra Reserve, a premium expression based on the original Greenall’s recipe, will be rolled out with other travel retailers throughout the year. A 70cl bottle is priced at £15.49 […]

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Bacardi Global Travel Retail launches Craigellachie 33yo exclusively in travel retail

Bacardi Global Travel Retail has launched limited-edition Craigellachie 33yo single malt Scotch whisky exclusively in global travel retail. The single malt (46%abv) is currently available exclusively in World Duty Free stores at Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Birmingham, Manchester, Aberdeen, Glasgow and Edinburgh airports. It will soon be rolled out to other Dufry stores in Europe and […]

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Yamazaki 2017 Limited Edition Unveiled for Pre-order

Yamazaki 2017 Limited Edition Unveiled for Pre-order TOKYO — May 2017 – dekantā is the only online retailer offering Japanese whisky fans the chance to be the first tasters of Yamazaki’s highly anticipated limited edition bottle.  Shoppers at dekantā will be among the first to sample Suntory’s Yamazaki Limited Edition release for 2017, as the world’s […]

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Jura Bottles a Festival of European Flavours with new Limited Edition Malt

Jura Bottles a Festival of European Flavours with new Limited Edition Malt Jura marks annual whisky festival by bringing the spirit of the Douro Valley to the Isle of Jura in new Limited Edition ‘Tastival’ 2017 bottling Jura Single Malt Whisky today, 11th May, announces the launch of its Tastival 2017 bottling, a unique Limited […]

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2017 Kilchoman Loch Gorm has Arrived!

2017 Kilchoman Loch Gorm has Arrived! LOCH GORM is the name given to our annually released sherry cask matured limited edition. The 2017 edition is the sixth installment of this limited release and has been matured exclusively in Oloroso sherry butts filled in 2009, the longest Loch Gorm maturation to date. Every bottle of Kilchoman […]

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News: P&O celebrates anniversary with new exclusive gin

To commemorate 180 years of P&O history – and to celebrate World Gin Day on June 10th – P&O Cruises is launching its first-ever exclusive blended gin, which combines global botanicals with a distinctive British flair. Anderson’s Gin – named after P&O co-founder Arthur Anderson – is uniquely hand-crafted and blended by P&O Cruises in-house […]

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World’s Best Single Malt goes to Craigellachie 31 Years Old

Craigellachie 31 Years Old has won the prestigious “World’s Best Single Malt” at the World Whiskies Awards (WWA) 2017. The single malt whisky was released by John Dewar & Sons back in September 2014 to much acclaim. Stephanie MacLeod from John Dewars & Sons described the whisky as being “Beautifully balanced, smooth and rich, a […]

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Old Pulteney release Nordic region whisky

Old Pulteney have released a whisky specifically for the duty free Nordic region. Bottled from a single 2002 cask, only 252 limited edition 70cl bottles will be available to buy. James Bateman, International Beverage’s travel retail director said: “International Beverage is delighted to offer this single cask exclusively for Viking Line, the first from Old […]

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Davidoff Cigars introduce limited edition Golden Leaf cigarillos

Davidoff Cigars have introduced a limited edition of 600,000 Golden Leaf to their range of mini cigarillos. They will come in tin packs of 10. Davidoff Cigarillos are crafted with 100% pure premium tobacco from the Caribbean, Sumatra, Java and other parts of Indonesia, and Brazil and require preservation in an adequately humid climate. Charles […]

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New 702 series of cigars to be released by Davidoff

Cigar manufacturer Davidoff are relaunching their iconic 702 series of cigars in Febuarary 2017. The only change from their previous 702 cigars is that the new ones will feature an Ecuadorian Habano wrapper. Charles Awad, senior vice president of global marketing and innovation at Davidoff said: “It is time to unexpect. Davidoff Masterblenders have taken […]

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