SMWS April Tasting Pack

Neill reviews five recent releases from the Scotch Malt Whisky Society. There's two Highland single malts, an island malt, a Speyside and an old single grain.

Benriach To Open First Visitor Centre

Speyside distillery, Benriach, is getting ready to welcome to its first ever official visitor centre next month. Part of a six-figure investment project, the new centre will include a bar, tasting lounge and retail space.

Craigellachie Hotel to re-open

The Craigellachie Hotel in Speyside will reopen on May 17th. The famous Copper Dog Pub complete with new outdoor terrace area will feature a brand new menu curated by newly appointed Executive Chef and General Manager William Halsall.

Tomatin unveil The French Collection

Tomatin has announced the launch of a four-part limited releases series - The French Collection. The collection is a showcase of exceptional whiskies exhibiting the unique influence imparted by different French wine and spirit casks.

Dewar’s Portuguese Smooth

Portuguese Smooth is the most recent release from Dewar's. Finished in Port casks from the Douro Valley in Portugal, it's bottled at 40% and retails for £25. Reviewed by Neill Murphy.

Benriach Ten Comes to Waitrose

Global drinks company Brown Forman, owner of Benriach distillery has secured its first deal with supermarket giant Waitrose & Partners. From 22nd April the distillery's new Original Ten will be available across 175 Waitrose Stores.