Blended Scotch Whisky

Front Runners December 2015: Lost and Profound

In 2008, three veteran spirits executives teamed up to launch the Last Drop Distillers Limited, an independent bottling company that finds and releases rare whiskies that have inexplicably languished inside the warehouses and cellars of revered distilleries. The firm’s first offering, a 1960 blended scotch found within three sherry casks at the back of Auchentoshan’s […]

Front Runners September 2015: Italian Heritage

At the beginning of the 17th century, Giovanni Reina, a member of a prominent Italian family from Saronno, acquired a local woman’s recipe for a flavorful almond- and herb-infused liqueur, which today we know as Disaronno Originale. For the first time in 400 years, however, the family-owned liqueur brand has deviated from the centuries-old recipe by […]