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Whisky boss faces extradition to Poland accused of murder conspiracy

Whisky boss faces extradition to Poland accused of murder conspiracy

The Daily Mail reported that Lucasz Ratajewski, 46, is alleged to have fled Poland 20 years ago after being sentenced to a three-year jail term for possession of a handgun. 

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Distilleries to watch in 2024

Distilleries to watch in 2024

We think these seven distilleries are going to make huge whisky waves in 2024, so you better be around to lap up all the incredible whisky they’ll be making.

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The Whisky Club's Seamus Carroll Crowned Brand Ambassador of the year at 2024’s Icons of Whisky Awards

The Whisky Club's Seamus Carroll Crowned Brand Ambassador of the year at 2024’s Icons of Whisky Awards

Think you love Scotch whisky more than anyone else? Think again! Our Head of Whisky, Seamus, just officially became one of World Whiskies Awards' Icons of Whisky 2024 and has been named Brand Ambassador – Scotch Whisky in the 'Rest of World' category.

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How The Lakes Distillery Made the World’s Best Single Malt

How The Lakes Distillery Made the World’s Best Single Malt

Heard of The Lakes Distillery? Well, the whisky world has. The distillery has cleaned up at the most prestigious international awards shows and took out the highest accolade you could get: world’s best single malt. And the distillery’s first whisky release smashed a world record.

It’s time to get know the folks at Lakes and find out just how you make the world’s best single malt. 

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Whisky of the Year 2023

Whisky of the Year 2023

It’s that time again. Australia’s biggest whisky community has its say. Will your favourite malt be crowned 2023’s Whisky of the Year? 

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Record breaking Irish Single Malt becomes the world’s most expensive whisk(e)y

Record breaking Irish Single Malt becomes the world’s most expensive whisk(e)y

The Craft Irish Whiskey Co has sold a bottle of The Emerald Isle whisky to American collector Mike Daley for $2.8 million, making it the world’s most expensive whiskey or whisky ever sold.

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Demand for Indian Single Malt Overtakes Scotch Whisky

Demand for Indian Single Malt Overtakes Scotch Whisky

The world’s largest consumers of Scotch whisky have got a thirst for local single malts, turning away from global single malt superstars.

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Helen Clarke’s Whisky Double Trouble Christmas Cake

Helen Clarke’s Whisky Double Trouble Christmas Cake

Long-time Member Helen Clarke pulled out this Westward-spiked Christmas cake at our at our recent mystery whisky event in Hobart (it’s not a secret anymore — hello GlenAllachie GlenAllachie Double Sherry 2013 Vintage). One word: delicious. We couldn’t wait to share the recipe with the Club. And a massive thanks to Helen for sharing her secret recipe. Helen opted for Westward in this recipe. But like she says, there’re no rules so you choose which whisky you’d like.

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The Chuan whisky launches in China

The Chuan whisky launches in China

Pernod Ricard has launched Chuan Pure Malt Whisky in China. The $150 million dollar malt distillery opened in Emeishan in the Sichuan province in November 2021.

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Christmas Chocolate Whisky Balls

Christmas Chocolate Whisky Balls

Step aside, rum. Christmas just got merrier as we put a whisky twist on a Christmas institution.

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