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Kensington Wine Market 2017 Whisky Advent Day 16 – The Balvenie 14 Year Caribbean Cask

KWM Whisky Advent 2017 Day 16 – The Balvenie 14 Year Caribbean Cask Evan Eckersley is taking a spin at the Advent Blog today, in his words: Balvenie is one of the two major Speyside distilleries owned by William Grant … Continue reading

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Kensington Wine Market 2017 Whisky Advent Day 15 – Glenglassaugh Torfa

KWM Whisky Advent Day 15 – Glenglassaugh Torfa First a quick appology for yesterday’s Instagram post. In the bustle of the season we accidentally posted today’s whisky… oops! We’re sorry. Glenglassaugh distillery is built into the sand dunes above the … Continue reading

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Kensington Wine Market 2017 Whisky Advent Day 14 – Writers Tears Copper Pot

KWM Whisky Advent Day 14 – Writers Tears Copper Pot Today’s is the first whisk(e)y in the 2017 edition of the Kensington Wine Market Whisky Advent Calendar not to be from a single distillery. For Day 14 of Advent, we … Continue reading

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Kensington Wine Market 2017 Whisky Advent Day 13 – Gordon Macphail Balblair 10 Year

KWM Whisky Advent Day 13 – Gordon Macphail Balblair 10 Year Balblair is one of Scotland’s oldest distilleries. The official founding of the distillery was in 1790, by a local man named John Ross. There are records though that indicate … Continue reading

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Kensington Wine Market 2017 Whisky Advent Day 12 –

KWM Whisky Advent Day 12 – Tullibardine Sovereign Tullibardine was founded in the old town of Blackford in 1949, a few miles down the road from the storied Gleneagles golf course. Though the distillery is relatively new by Scottish standards, … Continue reading

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Kensington Wine Market 2017 Whisky Advent Day 11 – Shelter Point Single Malt

KWM Whisky Advent Day 11 – Shelter Point Single Malt When Shelter Point whisky burst on to the scene with their Inaugural Run Single Malt last year, they took Canada by storm. At least Western Canada. We all knew it … Continue reading

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Kensington Wine Market 2017 Whisky Advent Day 10 – Glenfiddich 15 Year Solera

KWM Whisky Advent Day 10 – Glenfiddich 15 Year Solera Reserve Before we dig into today’s Advent whisky, I have a confession to make. Until earlier this year I had written off Glenfiddich as boring, washed up, and increasingly irrelevant. … Continue reading

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Kensington Wine Market 2017 Whisky Advent Day 9 – Glenmorangie Quinta Ruban

KWM Whisky Advent Day 9 – Glenmorangie Quinta Ruban In last year’s KWM Whisky Advent Calendar we featured the Glenmorangie Original, it was the first time we were able to include a Glenmorangie whisky. Glenmorangie is back this year in … Continue reading

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Kensington Wine Market 2017 Whisky Advent Day 8 – Gordon Macphail Glentauchers 1996

KWM Whisky Advent Day 8 – Gordon Macphail Glentauchers 1996 Glentauchers Distillery was established in 1898, at the height of a major boom in whisky production. There was a surge in distillery openings in the 1890s as global demand for … Continue reading

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Kensington Wine Market 2017 Whisky Advent Day 7 – Millstone Oloroso Sherry

KWM Whisky Advent 2017 Day 7 – Millstone Oloroso Sherry It has been a little over a year now since Millstone hit the market in Alberta, and our customers are lapping up the many different whisky releases we have from … Continue reading

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