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Mon 10 Nov 2014

La Maison Du Whisky prepare to re-open its doors

After 3 months of building and renovation work, La Maison Du Whisky is getting ready to open its doors for a brand new whisky experience. Its historic home on the rue d'Anjou in central Paris boasts over 200 square metres of space split over two levels. The newly restored and expanded boutique has undergone a major transformation, allowing the company to display a collection of more than 2000 bottles, all available for purchase.

To mark the occasion, La Maison Du Whisky is hosting an Evening Party on Thursday 20 November from 7:30pm to 9:30pm at 20 rue d'Anjou, Paris 75008. Contact the company via their website to reserve your place.
Tue 14 Oct 2014

Icons of Whisky India 2014 results

The Icons of Whisky India 2014 Awards were a great success and were enjoyed by all guests and industry members. Now in their 6th year, the IOW India 2014 were in partnership with Highland Nectar, ITC Gardenia and Singleton, Single Malt Scotch Whisky.

The occasion hosted over 250 guests and featured full service bars from Singleton and Johnnie Walker, as well as marking the unveiling of the ‘Whiskies of the World” bar from Beam Suntory. A vast range of whisky cocktails were on offer along with cuisine to match from Canada, Ireland, Scotland, USA, Japan and India. Managing Editor of Whisky Magazine, Mr Rupert Wheeler, was in attendance to present the awards in full Scottish attire, complete with bagpipes and a traditional haggis ceremony conducted by whisky writer Charles MacLean.

We are pleased to share with you the list of the Top Honours and prestigious Awards.

The Icons Of Whisky Awards

Whisky Innovator of The Year – Pernod Ricard India Pvt. Ltd
Whisky Distiller of The Year – Diageo, India
Whisky Retailer of The Year – The Cellar, New Delhi
Whisky General Manager of The Year – Mr. Anil Chadha, General Manager, ITC Maurya, New Delhi
Whisky General Manager of The Year – Mr. Parveen Chander, General Manager, The Taj Mahal, Mumbai
Whisky Importer of The Year – Brindco
Whisky Chef of The Year – Chef Amit Chowdhury, The Taj Mahal, New Delhi

Best Whisky Bars in India

Best Whisky Bar in India – Cheroot, ITC Grand Chola, Chennai
Highly Commended – The Library, Leela Palace, New Delhi
Highly Commended – JW Marriott, Mumbai

Gold Accreditations

Highland Nectar, ITC Gardenia, Bengaluru – Special Award
Rubicon – The Leela, Gurgaon
Piano Bar – The Oberoi, Gurgaon
Reflections – JW Marriott, Mumbai
Library Blu – The Leela Palace, Chennai
Chipstead – Taj Coramandel, Chennai
The Library – The Leela Palace, Bengaluru
Dublin – ITC Windsor, Bengaluru
Harbour Bar – The Taj Palace, Mumbai
Bene – Sheraton, Bengaluru
Blue Bar – Taj Palace, New Delhi
The Bar – Ritz Carlton, Bengaluru
Bombay High – ITC Maratha, Mumbai
Golf Bar – ITC Maurya, New Delhi
Bar 101 – JW Marriott, Pune
Rick’s – The Taj Mahal, New Delhi
The Eau Bar – The Oberoi, Mumbai
The Oval Bar ¬– JW Marriott, New Delhi
The Bar – Grand Hyatt, Mumbai
Polo Lounge – Hyatt Regency, New Delhi
Junction – Taj Bengal, Kolkata

Silver Accreditation

Seasons Bar, Taj Krishna, Hyderabad
Lounge Bar, Sheraton, New Delhi
Trophy Bar, Umaid Bhawan, Jodhpur
Westminster, Sheraton Park, Chennai
Wink, Vivanta by Taj, Mumbai
The Bar, Trident, Gurgaon
The Writer's Bar, Fortune The Savoy Hotel, Mussoorie
Connexions, Crown Plaza, Gurgaon
Citrique Bar, Pullman, Gurgaon
Mix Bar and Lounge, Westin, Gurgaon
The Flying Elephant, Park Hyatt, Chennai
Dum Pukht, ITC Sonar, Kolkata
On The Rocks, Sheraton, Chennai
Ninety Six, The Trident, Hyderabad
Swarna Mahal, Rambagh Palace, Jaipur

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