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Aye, all right, maybe not the front page, but gie us time. Here is a small selection of the press about Simply Whisky.

Simply Whisky interviewed by Scottish Television

Simon and Franchi of Simply Whisky were interviewed by Scottish Television during Scotland's 2014 Whisky Month celebrations. You can read the interview here.


Simply Whisky at The Whisky Exchange Whisky Show 2013

Simply Whisky were delighted to return to the 2013 TWE Whisky Show to perform a masterclass which took guests back in time to the 80s to enjoy a reinvention of Bruce Forsyth's 'Play Your Cards Right' but with drams of whisky to be won by spinning our Simply Whisky Wonder Wheel. Entertainment also included tasting notes by text message, and the opportunity to 'take back the angel share' by shooting down helium balloons full of whisky with a bow and arrow. Enjoy the video highlights of the show and our tasting below (scroll to 2:25).


Simply Whisky at The Whisky Exchange Whisky Show 2012

Simply Whisky were happy to be invited to run two mini-masterclasses at the 2012 TWE Whisky Show, during which guests were gently introduced to blended, single grain and single malt whiskies, before being taken on a sensory special effects based journey into Space for a blind tasting that culminated in a strip tease and the appearance of members of the Star Trek cast! Watch the video below for the show highlights, along with a few words from Simon (scroll to 0:29, 1:18, 2:14).


Simply Whisky interviewed by TAM Airlines

Mica of Simply Whisky has been interviewed by TAM Airlines, Brazil and Latin America's largest airline. Spreading the whisky gospel to new nations whilst also showcasing our much loved whisky bar Albannach on London's Trafalgar Square, she led their representative through a tasting of whiskies including the revered Balvenie 1952 / 50 Year Old (cask 191). Watch the interview below or as in-flight entertainment as a passenger on one of TAMs many domestic and international flights. Skip to 5min 15sec.




Simply Whisky featured in GQ Magazine

Simon of Simply Whisky has contributed an article on whisky to the German edition of GQ Magazine. The edition is distributed in Germany, Switzerland and Austria.

Article Summary: How you drink a whisky is down to individual taste. Whisky can be drunk in a variety of ways depending on your mood, time of day, where you are, what you are doing, and of course the whisky.

This article is available for download, click here.


Simply Whisky win a taste of the Mortlach 70 Year Old, the World's oldest single malt whisky

Franchi of Simply Whisky won a sample of the World's oldest single malt whisky, the Mortlach 70 Year Old distilled in Dufftown on the 15th October 1938. At £1225 for a 10cl dribble we have plans to enjoy this inimitable dram in the best way possible. Check back soon for details!

A Dram Good Time was also had at the 2010 Whisky Show with samples of the:

  • BenRiach 30 Year Old
  • Brora 30 Year Old
  • Glen Grant 1948 (Gordon & MacPhail)
  • GlenDronach Grandeur 31 Year Old
  • Glengoyne 40 Year Old
  • Glenlivet Cellar Collection 1959 and the 1964
  • Isle Of Skye 50 Year Old
  • Port Ellen 1978 31 Year Old

Visit this link to view our video pod review of these fine whiskies.


Simply Whisky featured in New Style Russian Magazine

Simply Whisky have a double spread feature in an edition of New Style Europe 's leading Russian language magazine. New Style is sold in 9 European countries, and as far afield as Hong Kong. New Style is also available onboard British Airways, Aeroflot, BMI, Ukraine, Uzbekistan Airlines and Kazakh Airlines flights, and appears in various airport lounges, hotels and ski-resorts. Basically, you have no excuse not to read it, other than the fact you might not speak Russian!

Article Summary: The correct appreciation of Scotch whisky is more than indulgence: it is a salute to civilisation, a celebration of the continuity of culture, a proclamation of our determination to use nature’s resources to nourish and refresh mind and body and enjoy to the full the senses we have been gifted.


Whisky Magazine

The 'Simply Whisky' Team often feature in Whisky magazine in the advertising for their Whisky Live events.