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Distilleries

17/01/2023
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A Wild Harmony: The History of Highland Park

Standing high above Kirkwall in the Orkney Islands is a distillery steeped in a rich heritage, Highland Park. The malt masters at Highland Park have been producing signature Scotch from the same site for more than two centuries. From an illicit still in 1798 to now being one of Scotland’s biggest globally recognised Scotch distilleries, the Highland Park journey is deep rooted in tradition and topography. Here at Whisky Kingdom, we’re proud to stock a large variety of outstanding bottles from the legendary Highland Park distillery. Let’s explore the history... Read More

29/11/2022
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Discover Bowmore, the first Islay distillery

You don’t get more original than Bowmore. As the first licensed distillery on Islay, the legendary Bowmore Distillery has been showcasing true craftsmanship that encapsulates the remote Scottish island for more than two centuries. Pioneers, history makers, and true masters, the talented folk at Bowmore have cemented this label as a world-renowned distillery. Dedicated to keeping traditional processes and technology in use, this distillery is a truly unique one to explore… The history of Bowmore Scotch This legendary distillery has a long and rich heritage. Let’s start at the beginning…... Read More

29/09/2022
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Searching for a truly unique single malt? Discover Balvenie

Dedicated to maintaining traditional whisky making processes, Balvenie is the only distillery in Scotland that still grows its own barley, uses traditional floor maltings and keeps both a coppersmith and a team of coopers on site. It doesn’t get more unique than that. Here at Whisky Kingdom, we’re big fans of this iconic Speyside distillery and its renowned collection of exceptional single malts. Let’s explore the heritage and craftsmanship behind this signature Scotch… The William Grant Way Balvenie dates back to 1892, when Speyside local William Grant built the first... Read More

16/09/2022
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Introducing GlenDronach: One of Scotland’s founding distilleries

Nestled in the Valley of Forgue, in the East Highland Hills, is The GlenDronach Distillery. One of the oldest licensed distilleries in Scotland, its renowned malt masters have been creating the finest, richly-sherried single malts for almost 200 years. GlenDronach is known globally for an unwavering dedication to quality and a distinctive marriage of Highland spirit with Pedro Ximénez and Oloroso sherry casks from Andalucía in Spain. With an impressive collection underpinned by almost two centuries of expertise, GlenDronach is a distillery worth knowing more about. So, let’s explore its... Read More

29/07/2022

Introducing Benromach: Best in Show Scotch

Benromach 40 Year Old Aged in hand-selected Oloroso sherry casks for four decades, maturing to a complex profile of warming ginger spice, apple and orange notes, and a fresh citrus kick… it’s no wonder the Benromach Aged 40 Years single malt was recently titled ‘Best in Show’ at a prestigious competition. This signature Scotch from a renowned Speyside distillery is the shining star of Benromach’s impressive collection. Underpinned by a significant whisky legacy and recognised for its attention to detail at every stage of the distilling process, let’s explore what... Read More

13/07/2022

Introducing Laphroaig, Islay’s signature single malt scotch

Pronounced ‘eye-luh’, Islay is a Hebridean island and a unique region of whisky production – famous for being fiery and heavily peated with distinctive maritime styles. One of the longest-standing distilleries on the island is Laphroaig. Underpinned by an impressive legacy, Laphroaig is recognised around the world as a key player in scotch production. Let’s explore this special scotch… What is Laphroaig? Laphroaig distillery is an Islay single malt scotch whisky distillery founded in 1815 by Donald and Alexander Johnston. On the far edge of the scotch whisky map, Laphroaig... Read More

12/07/2022

Five things you didn’t know about The Macallan scotch whisky

There are few distilleries that can say they were one of the founding producers of whisky in Scotland, but with a rich legacy within the Speyside region, The Macallan distillery has paved the way for scotch since the 18th century. Renowned for its second-to-none attention to detail, The Macallan’s passion for quality is evident throughout its carefully curated collection of scotch whisky. Whilst these signature bottles have become a firm favourite with whisky enthusiasts, here are a few facts you might not already know: 1. The Macallan was founded in... Read More

grand cru 19/04/2021

Everything That You Need To Know About Glenfiddich Whisky

When you hear the name ‘Glenfiddich’, you immediately recognise that you are dealing with a quality distiller. Often referred to as being ‘malt masters’, their understanding of all-things whisky related is second-to-none. With a vast number of variations on the market, they take great pride in being able to cater to any-and-all that go to them. Here at Whisky Kingdom, we have always taken much of an interest in their company; therefore, we are pleased to be able to offer a keen insight into their incredibly interesting background. Humble Origins... Read More