The lavish event for the launch party saw over 400 of great and good of the drinks industry enjoying cocktails from expert mixologists Soulshakers and musical entertainment from Barley, Stills and Mash Tun - an industry super band formed of leaders in the spirits world, including Deputy Editor Neil Ridley, Sam Simmons, Global Brand Ambassador for William Grant & Sons, Dr Nick Morgan from Diageo, Simon Rosser, Simply Whisky and Rob Allanson and Cat Spencer from Grant’s.
Whisky Quarterly is a new luxury quarterly whisky magazine for enthusiasts and connoisseurs. Whisky quarterly will concentrate on stories of the people who run distilleries and who work within the field, covering the rich heritage of the wonderful spirit and the luxury lifestyle that surrounds it. There will be a round-up of the best whiskies tasted by the editor and editorial team and a selection of best examples of current releases nominated by a guest commentator chosen from the world of whisky.
The magazine has a wealth of award winning an established spirits writers lined up to regularly contribute and will pride itself on sharing the opinions of leading whisky experts such as Charles MacLean, Dave Broom, Ian Buxton and Annabel Meikle but will also draw on new talent such as Alwynne Gwilt (Miss Whisky) who features in the first issue.
Edited by award-winning photographer and whisky writer, Colin Hampden-White, Whisky Quarterly is owned by Polish businessman Krzysztof Maruszewski, CEO and owner of Stilnovisti, a publishing and investment company.