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We had an inkling that a VIP visit might be in the offing when one of the officials from the Castle of Mey popped into the distillery to buy whisky for the royal residence.  When the security team came a day or two later, we started to get our hopes up… And then the Lord […]

Following the success of last year’s charity bottling for PoppyScotland, the second Wolfburn charity bottle will be released in early October, in aid of Help For Heroes.  Like the previous edition, this one has also been produced in partnership with Carnegie Whisky Cellars of Dornoch, and our aim is to raise £10,000 for H4H between […]

It’s often said that if you put good spirit in good wood, you won’t go far wrong when it comes to making whisky.  Iain and team do a stellar job of making some of Scotland’s best spirit – which leaves the challenge of finding equally excellent casks for it to mature in.  So where do […]

Followers of Wolfburn will soon see gold medal stickers adorning our bottles, after a series of wins in some hugely influential spirits competitions. Wolfburn’s Langskip single malt whisky has scooped the coveted ‘Best In Show’ award – and won a double gold medal – at the Singapore World Spirits Competition. Langskip also surpassed 29 other […]

Visitors to Wolfburn this summer will discover a couple of improvements to our beloved distillery. First, after six and a half years of hard use, we’ve cleaned, polished and lacquered the stills.  The result is a gleaming copper lustre – in fact they look just like they did when they were installed back in January […]

Win an exclusive prize: a 2019 Mey Games bottle Just answer the following question correctly. The 2019 Mey Games special consists of how many bottles: THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED – THANK YOU One entry per person and must be over 18 years of age. Terms and conditions By entering the Wolfburn Mey Games Competition […]

The fifth instalment in Wolfburn’s renowned collectors’ series will be released during August. Kylver#5 is named after the fifth runic letter in the Kylver alphabet, Raidō, which means ‘to ride’ or ‘journey’.  To quote a poem from the Viking era which uses the Raidō rune, “Riding seems easy to every warrior while he is indoors, […]

Win an exclusive prize: a Batch 375 cask stave signed by the whole team Oh and a bottle of Batch 375 too, for the lucky punter who answers the following question correctly: Batch 375 has been matured in a combination of ex-bourbon casks and sherry hogsheads that have previously contained: This competition is now closed […]

Our third small-batch release is limited to 5,500 bottles and is an exceptional wee dram.  Crafted from unpeated spirit, it has been matured for around four years in a combination of beautiful half-size (100 litre) first-fill bourbon barrels and second-fill Oloroso sherry hogsheads.  The resulting whisky is rich and complex in flavour, with a beautifully […]

Langskip was awarded a Gold Medal and Morven received the top honour of Double Gold Medal at the recent FiftyBest awards.  Here are the judges’ notes on both:   Langskip (gold medal): Nose: Toffee, butterscotch, caramel, dark chocolate, fudge, candy corn, vanilla, lemon, dried fruit, floral, almond, walnut, oak. (We say – that’s a seriously […]