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New Single Casks for 2017

15th February, 2017

We have started 2017 by releasing a selection of new single cask whiskies ranging from 14 to 28 years old.

Wemyss Malts Appoints new Sales Manager in Asia

18th January, 2017

We are delighted to welcome Jason Pan to Wemyss Malts as our new Sales Manager in Asia.

Wemyss Malts Launch New Batch Strength Limited Edition Blended Malts

19th October, 2016

We are delighted to introduce three new blended malts to complement our award-winning range.  The new Batch Strength blended malts deliver intensified aromas, mouthfeel and flavours associated with higher strength whiskies.

Wemyss Malts Autumn Harvest Single Cask Release

28th September, 2016

Our Autumn Harvest this year is a bountiful crop of twelve new single cask whiskies ranging from 14 to 27 years old

Wemyss Malts Midsummer Single Cask Release

20th June, 2016

As we gather to celebrate the longest day - midsummer; Wemyss Malts releases nine single cask whiskies ranging from 18 to 27 years old.

Wemyss Malts New Marketing Team Line-Up

11th May, 2016

Wemyss Malts has a new marketing team line-up with Emma Hooper moving to work on Darnley's View Gin as Brand Manager and Steven Shand joining the whisky team as Marketing Assistant.

Wemyss Malts Spring 2016 Single Cask Release

26th April, 2016

This Spring, independent bottler Wemyss Malts releases a flourish of six new single cask whiskies ranging from 18 to 35 years old.  This parcel includes a selection of stock from the Highlands, Islay, Speyside and a single grain. 

Wemyss Malts Job Vacancy: Sales Manager - London

25th January, 2016

An exciting sales opportunity exists to represent a portfolio of boutique spirits brands within London.

Wemyss Malts First Single Cask Release of 2016

22nd January, 2016

Independent bottler, Wemyss Malts, is thrilled to announce its first Single Cask release of 2016. Six casks have been selected to showcase the best of Speyside, Islay and The Highlands and, ranging in age from 13 to 25 years old. There are a number of highlights including cask strength "Coastal Confection" from Islay. 

Wemyss Malts launch limited edition "Kiln Embers" whisky

9th September, 2015

Wemyss Malts is delighted to launch a new limited edition to complement its award-winning blended malts range. The new "Kiln Embers" is a smoky addition to the Wemyss line up, blended with double the amount of smoky Islay whisky than its sister whisky, Peat Chimney.

Join Our Event Team

1th June, 2015

Wemyss Malts and Darnley’s View Gin are looking to build a UK Event Team who can help deliver our programme of whisky shows, gin festivals, tastings and in store sampling.

Wemyss Malts Launch Updated Range

11th May, 2015

Independent bottler Wemyss Malts is evolving its award-winning blended malts portfolio: The Hive, Spice King and Peat Chimney.   Following the success of last year's limited edition Velvet Fig, these whiskies are now available as no age statement lines bottled at 46% abv, non chill-filtered, presented in gift packaging.

Velvet Fig wins World Whisky Award

20th March, 2015

Edinburgh based boutique Spirits Company Wemyss Malts is delighted to announce that it is celebrating a third World Whisky Award from Whisky Magazine as Best Blended Malt Scotch Whisky 2015.  This year's winner is "Velvet Fig", a limited edition launched in late 2014.  Only 6000 bottles were available and the whisky was bottled at 46% abv and non chill-filtered.

New Single Cask Release

18th March, 2015

Family-owned Wemyss Malts is delighted to announce the release of a new selection of single cask Scotch whiskies.  William Wemyss, Founder and Managing Director at Wemyss Malts, commented: “We've had an excellent start to 2015 and are already releasing our second parcel of single casks. As always, the tasting panel has come up with names evocative of these whiskies' natural tastes and aromas and I'm sure they will delight our customers.

New Single Cask Release

9th February, 2015

Family-owned Wemyss Malts is delighted to announce the release of a new selection of single cask Scotch whiskies.  This mouth-watering collection of new whiskies is named after the unique natural taste and aroma of each one.  The new offering includes cask strength "Kirsch Gateau" from Islay and a further single grain single cask.

Bring out your inner Blumenthal and create a cocktail to warm away the winter

19th December, 2014

To celebrate the launch of Kingsbarns Distillery and Visitor Centre, we asked award-winning mixologist Jason Scott to create an innovative and unique cocktail using our Velvet Fig Whisky and Darnley’s View Spiced Gin.

Wemyss Malts announce new US importer, Palm Bay International

3rd December, 2014

Leading wine & spirits importer Palm Bay International has been appointed exclusive U.S. importer for artisanal spirits producer Wemyss Malts. Based in Scotland, the Wemyss Malt spirits offerings include Wemyss Malts and Darnley’s View London Dry Gin.

Kingsbarns Distillery now open

2nd December, 2014

Kingsbarns Distillery was officially opened on St Andrews Day (30th November) and welcomed its first visitors on 1st December.

Wemyss Malts launches limited edition Velvet Fig whisky

7th November, 2014

Independent bottler Wemyss Malts is launching a luxurious new limited edition to complement its award-winning blended malts range.  The new "Velvet Fig" comprises specially selected single malts matured wholly in ex Oloroso sherry casks, evoking rich autumn and winter fruits and spices.

Kingsbarns Distillery Welcomes New Copper Pot Stills

3rd October, 2014

The Kingsbarns Distillery and Visitor Centre, located in the East Neuk of Fife celebrated another momentous milestone as the copper pot whisky stills arrived.

Wemyss Malts new Single Cask Releases

29th September, 2014

William Wemyss commented: "We continue to source and select some truly memorable single casks for our range.  This time we've chosen single casks from some of the most popular distilleries and are excited to include our second single grain whisky from Invergordon and some rarer older whiskies.  In fact, the combined age of the whiskies in this release is 261 years"!

Wemyss Malts new Single Cask Releases

23rd July, 2014

The latest release includes a single grain single cask whisky for the first time and the most valuable whisky Wemyss has ever released in a 31 years old single cask from Bowmore Distillery.

"From Dream To Dram" Wemyss family's new Fife Distillery at Kingsbarns is "Topping Out"

17th June, 2014

The Wemyss family's new single malt distillery under construction at Kingsbarns in Fife has passed another milestone in its development with the completion of the roof of the re-furbished listed building.

Wemyss Malts refreshes Single Cask line up

10th April, 2014

Edinburgh based boutique spirits company Wemyss Malts is delighted to announce the release of a new parcel of single cask single malt Scotch whiskies.  This latest release covers 5 casks from Islay, Highlands and Lowlands.

Wemyss Malts Launches New Blended Scotch Whisky - Lord Elcho

8th April, 2014

Edinburgh based boutique spirits company Wemyss Malts is delighted to announce an addition to its blended Scotch brand, Lord Elcho.  Originally launched in 2012 as a 15 years old blended Scotch, Lord Elcho is now also available without an age statement. 

Wemyss Malts Festive Season's Single Cask Releases

14th October, 2013

Edinburgh based boutique Spirits Company Wemyss Malts is delighted to announce the release of their largest parcel of single cask single malt Scotch whiskies to date.  There are 12 casks released this month, reflecting the strong demand from customers for high quality single cask Scotch whiskies.

Wemyss Malts new season's Single Cask Releases

15th July, 2013

Wemyss Malts is delighted to announce the release of their latest single cask single malt Scotch whiskies. Of the 6 casks released this month, 2 of them were distilled in 1991 – the year which saw the dissolution of the USSR, the first website go on line, Dublin become European Capital of Culture, and Silence of the Lambs win Best Picture in the Academy Awards.

Wemyss family start the build new distillery in Fife

3rd June, 2013

The Wemyss family is delighted to announce that final planning permission is now in place for its new single malt whisky distillery and visitor centre near Kingsbarns in Fife, Scotland.  Restoration and building work will shortly commence at the site.

Wemyss Malts Releases 6 single casks across 4 decades

30th April, 2013

Edinburgh based boutique Spirits Company Wemyss Malts is delighted to announce the release of their latest single cask single malt whiskies.  Releasing 6 casks simultaneously, distilled across 4 different decades, is a first for the company.

Wemyss Malts Celebrates Double World Whisky Awards

22nd April, 2013

Edinburgh based boutique Spirits Company Wemyss Malts is delighted to announce that it is celebrating a second World Whisky Award from Whisky Magazine as Best Blended Malt Scotch Whisky.

Wemyss Malts new season's Single Cask Releases

30th January, 2013

Edinburgh based boutique Spirits Company Wemyss Malts is delighted to announce the release of their latest single cask single malt whiskies.  The range comprises: Summer Orchard, Billowing Embers, Mellow Mariner and Fruit Bonbons.

Wemyss family to build new distillery in Fife

9th January, 2013

The Wemyss family is delighted to announce that it will shortly begin building a new single malt distillery and visitor centre by Kingsbarns, Fife, Scotland.

Wemyss Malts new season’s Single Cask Releases

17th October, 2012

Edinburgh based boutique spirits company Wemyss Malts is delighted to announce the release of their latest single cask single malt whiskies. The range comprises: Autumn Berries, White Chocolate Torte, Sugared Almonds, Beach Bonfires and Lemon Smoke.

Wemyss Malts launches new 12 years old Scotch whisky range in USA through Classic and Vintage Artisanal Spirits

18th September, 2012

Boutique Scotch whisky company Wemyss Malts is thrilled to announce the launch of its award-winning 12 years old blended malt range for The Fall 2012 through its US importer Classic & Vintage Artisanal Spirits, a division of Domaine Select Wine Estates (DSWE).

Wemyss Malts launches new premium blended Scotch whisky - Lord Elcho

17th September, 2012

Boutique spirits company Wemyss Malts is delighted to announce its first entry into the premium blended Scotch whisky market with the launch of a new 15 years old Scotch called Lord Elcho.  It is named after Wemyss Malts founder's ancestor who founght with Bonnie Prince Charlie at the Battle of Culloden.

Wemyss Malts launches new single casks in USA through Classic & Vintage Artisanal Spirits

24th August, 2012

Boutique Scotch whisky company Wemyss Malts is thrilled to announce the launch of exclusive new single cask single malts through its US importer Classic & Vintage Artisanal Spirits, a division of Domaine Select Wine Estates (DSWE) which is devoted to promoting the growing culture associated with fine, quality cocktails across the United States.

Wemyss Malts tours Scotland with new single cask releases

27th July, 2012

Wemyss Malts is delighted to announce the release of their latest single cask malt whiskies. Each cask is a celebration of the unique and contrasting appeals of the different Scotch whisky regions and this release covers five of the regions for the first time.

Wemyss Malts signs up new sales manager, Jenny Karlsson›

11th July, 2012

Edinburgh based Wemyss Malts is delighted to announce the recent appointment of a new sales manager, Jenny Karlsson.  Swedish born and self-professed whisky lover, Jenny has lived and worked in Scotland for 15 years.

Wemyss Malts launches new 8 years old Blended Malt Scotch›

10th April, 2012

Wemyss Malts is delighted to announce the launch of a new 8 years old blended malt called “The Hive”.The introduction of The Hive 8yo closely follows Whisky Magazine’s prestigious World Whisky Award 2012 for The Hive 12yo as Best Scotch Blended Malt Scotch.

Wemyss Malts launches new cocktails for The Hive›

19th March 2012

Wemyss Malts is delighted to announce the launch of two bespoke cocktails for The Hive, their newest blended malt whisky, by continuing their successful collaboration with world-renowned mixologist Jason Scott.

New Single Casks from Wemyss Malts›

17th February 2012

Wemyss Malts is delighted to launch its latest single cask releases: "Smokehouse", "The Malt Barn", "Rum'n'Raisin" and "Winter Spice". 

Wemyss Malts Release Single Cask Autumn List›

26th October 2011

Wemyss Malts is delighted to launch its latest single cask releases: "Caribbean Fruits", "Honey Spice", "Lemon Grove" and "Vanilla Zest".

Wemyss launches a new whisky called The Hive›

10th August 2011

Boutique whisky company Wemyss Malts is delighted to announce the launch of a new 12 years old blended malt Scotch whisky called “The Hive”. 

Wemyss Malts continues the Silver Winning Streak!›

8th August 2011

Boutique premium whisky and gin company Wemyss Malts has been awarded 3 silver medals in the prestigious International Spirits Challenge (ISC).

Wemyss Malts on a Silver Winning Streak!›

28th July 2011

Boutique premium whisky and gin company Wemyss Malts has been awarded no less than 4 silver awards in the prestigious International Wine & Spirit Competition, including one silver "best in class" award.

Wemyss Malts launch new range at WhiskyLive Taipei

11th July 2011

Boutique whisky company Wemyss Malts is launching its blended malt range in Taiwan at WhiskyLive Taipei, 27th-28th August 2011.

Wemyss Malts Release Single Cask Summer List

6th June 2011

Wemyss Malts is delighted to announce the release of their latest single cask malt whiskies.  Each cask is a celebration of the unique and contrasting appeals of the different Scotch whisky regions.  Wemyss whiskies are each identified by their natural taste and aroma and this latest range of six includes "Whispering Smoke", "Well Mannered Mint" and "Vanilla Summer".

Wemyss Malts appoints Domaine Select as US Importer

6th May 2011

Wemyss Malts is delighted to announce that it has agreed a new import contract with Domaine Select for its portfolio of premium spirits brands in the USA.  The agreement covers the hand crafted Scotch malt whiskies, Wemyss Malts, and small batch premium gin, Darnley’s View.

Wemyss Malts release latest Single Cask Bottlings›

24th March 2011

Wemyss Malts is delighted to announce the release of their latest single cask malt whiskies.  Each cask is a celebration of the unique and contrasting appeals of different whisky regions.  Wemyss whiskies are each identified by their natural tastes and aroma.

Wemyss Malts appoints Stellar Brands ›

15th September 2010

The Wemyss family are delighted to announce the appointment of Stellar Brands as their exclusive Scottish distribution partner for their burgeoning spirits portfolio. This currently includes their hand crafted malts whiskies, Wemyss Malts, and their small batch, Darnley’s View.

Wemyss family launch Darnley’s View gin ›

7th May 2010

The Wemyss family (pronounced ‘Weems’) are pleased to announce the launch of their small batch gin called Darnley’s View. Darnley’s View celebrates the meeting in 1565 of Mary Queen of Scots and her husband Lord Darnley at their family home, Wemyss Castle in Fife, Scotland.

Wemyss Malts release their latest Single Cask collection ›

15th February 2010

Wemyss Malts is pleased to announce the release of their latest collection of Single Cask whiskies which consists of six casks chosen for their exceptional quality.

Wemyss Malts launches their Single Cask range in America ›

20th January 2010

Following the success of its five year old blended malt range Wemyss Malts is pleased to announce the release of a connoisseur range of Single Cask whiskies.