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2014-02-24 12:20:42

MIAMI, February 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - Cruise passengers to experience cutting-edge cocktail culture as DIAGEO RESERVE WORLD CLASS(TM) takes to the high seas with Princess Cruises, Norwegian Cruise Line, Royal Caribbean International and Celebrity Cruises One of the world's most prestigious cocktail competitions is taking to the high seas to turn floating bartenders into mixologists extraordinaire. The Diageo Global Travel team...

2013-05-23 08:26:11

LONDON, May 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- James Cracknell, double Olympic Gold medallist and Atlantic rower, rowed to launch the 2013 Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge, alongside members of the 23 international teams who will row 3,000 miles across the Atlantic. Teams leave La Gomera on December 2nd 2013 and are hoping to arrive 40-50 days later in Antigua. The Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge is the world's toughest rowing race and this year includes the first ever female USA...

2012-06-07 02:24:29

AMSTERDAM, June 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- 'Raise a Glass to your Dad' Some of the world's most famous whisky makers, Johnnie Walker, Bushmills, J&B and Talisker, have harnessed the creative talents of up-and-coming independent film makers around the globe to help inspire people to 'raise a glass' to their dads this Father's Day. To view the Multimedia News Release, please click: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/prne/diageo/53835 The whisky makers...

2011-12-06 01:00:00

LA GOMERA, The Canary Islands, December 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- - Raising Over GBP1.4m for Charity - World's Toughest Rowing Race Begins Today, teams from around the world have started the world's toughest rowing race - Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge. The race began in Spain's San Sebastian de la Gomera in the Canary Islands, and teams will follow the 'Columbus Route' westbound across the mid-Atlantic to Port St Charles in Barbados. They face very tough...

2010-02-22 10:38:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Choosing a single malt Scotch to drink or share with friends can be an intimidating task - there are numerous choices but very little clear and concise information on the unique characteristics of whiskies such as flavor profiles, age statements, and regions of origin. Now The Classic Malts Selection, the world's finest portfolio of Scotch representing all of the major whisky flavor profiles including Oban, Lagavulin, and The Singleton of Glendullan,...

2008-10-24 06:00:21

The Norwegian Energy Company has discovered oil in the Knockandoo-Talisker exploration well near the producing Brage field offshore Norway, in which the company owns a 13% share. The well is being completed and is expected to start production within three to four weeks. The Knockondoo-Talisker well is a part of the Norwegian Energy Company's (Noreco) extensive exploration and appraisal drilling program. Noreco expects the Knockandoo-Talisker well to produce up to 10,000 barrels of oil...

2008-07-08 15:00:39

By BRIAN DONNELLY A SUPERMARKET'S own label single malt has beaten several branded whiskies to take an international title. Tesco's 12-year-old Highland Single Malt, which sells for GBP15.58, beat names such as Laphroaig, Glenmorangie and Glenkinchie at the International Wine and Spirit Competition (IWSC) awards . It won the Anglo Overseas Trophy for the best single malt whisky up to 15 years old in the blind tasting. The competition is run each year and all wines, spirits and...