Diageo Special Releases

img_0675Well none of this is news now, but I am trying to get back in the habit of writing these things up.

I was fortunate enough to be invited to this recent event; the tasting of Diego’s annual ‘best of the best’ – from an expected Lagavulin and Port Ellen, to a less expected Cambus 40yo.

With retail prices ranging from under £100 to close to £2,500, some of this stuff is very special indeed, and this was an opportunity not to be turned down.

With fancy invite in hand, I headed off to 1 Marylebone Road, London to see what the fuss was about.

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Whisky Tasting; Diageo, “The Distiller’s Edition” range

The first real tasting of 2013 was almost a miss for me as the day job seems to encroach on this valentine’s evening. However, all worked out, and being the old romantic that I am, I let the wife stay at home whilst I headed to Skipton.

This tasting was Diagio – The Distiller’s Edition range. Hosted by the extremely entertaining Colin Dunn, I can say it’s one of the best tastings I’ve attended.

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