McGuane worked in places such as London, Paris, New York and Singapore for major players such as Veuve Cliquot, Diageo and Stolichnaya before returning home to the family farm in remote County Clare, in the west of Ireland, originally to set up a distillery but eventually electing to revive a craft – whiskey bonding – […]
The distillery’s ‘1926 60 Year Old Sir Peter Blake’ is set to shatter the record at Sotheby’s.
We’re standing in the Amontillado Room in the dusky heart of the bodega of the 274-year-old Delgado Zuleta, where sherry casks are stacked high, the nutty aroma of the resting fortified wine filling the warm air. We strain our eyes to the top of the mound, on which barrels caked in dust rest. It is […]
The Pulteney distillery in the Scottish Highlands is the namesake of one Sir William Pulteney, a politician and landowner who at the time of his death in 1805 was purported to be the wealthiest man in all of Great Britain. And while he may have died with full coffers, surely there must have been a modicum of […]
Since its introduction in 2013, each release of the Macallan M series of single-malt whiskies has been bottled in handblown Lalique crystal decanters—after all, they are the perfect format to showcase the dramatically deeper and darker amber colours of these annual limited editions. However, the new 750 mL Macallan M Black MMXVII, which was bottled in 2017 as the sixth […]