PAST Media Events at WHISKI Bar


Mar 2012 - Whisky Bars & Experiences by VisitScotland - read here

12 Jan 2012 - Nigel Kennedy's impromptu gig at WHISKI Bar,  
read here

7 Jul 2011 - SLTN Article - Whiski Galore as bar diversifies, read article here

20 June 2011 - WHISKI wins WHISKY BAR of the YEAR 2011 at DRAM Awards
We are delighted to have been honoured with this award of Whisky Bar of the Year 2011,
see our press release here

19 June 2011 - WHISKI Rooms opened today - been a busy year but looks fabulous, read our press release here

Jan 2011 - WHISKI ROOMS development coming soon
More details to follow but we are powering ahead with our new whisky shop, bistro development on the Mound in Edinburgh - stayed tuned ...

Nov 2010 - Business 7 Magazine reviews WHISKI
Scotland's premiere business magazine reviews WHISKI -
read our review here

26th August 2010 - Harpers Food and Drink - new Whiski Bar Concept
Our new whisky shop / restaurant / bistro development continues to attract media attention.
Read article here.

13th August 2010 - Edinburgh Evening News - new Whisky shop development
Our new whisky shop / bistro / restaurant development write up in the Edinburgh Evening News.
Read article here.

August 2010 - Japanese TV Eco-Music filming our Scottish music bands in WHISKI
This year we were festival venue 246 and with FREE Scottish music every night saw us attracting more film crews and the latest being a Japanese TV company called Eco Music who are featuring traditional Scottish music gigs around Scotland. Again we are delighted they selected WHISKI and our famed live traditional Scottish music nights.

6th August 2010 - Online whisky shop - The Whisky Still Launches
Our online whisky shop  launched on 6th August with a selection of the whiskies served in the WHISKI bar. So, if you try a malt whisky in the WHISKI bar, order it online and we will deliver it to you to savour at your leisure !

July 2010 - Argentinian TV Crew filming in WHISKI for EL Gourmet TV
24th July saw WHISKI filmed as part of an 8 part series on Scottish & Irish food and drink culture, whisky heavily promoted again and we look forward to it being aired.

June 2010 - WHISKI awarded GOLD in ICONS of GREAT WHISKY BARS of the WORLD
We are delighted to have been awarded the highest GOLD level accolade in the Whisky Magazine's ICONS series of GREAT WHISKY BARS of the WORLD for the second year running.
Read the press release here.

16th Feb 2010 - WHISKI hosts the launch party for Ceildh Culture 2010
WHISKI celebrates traditional Scottish music with a full pogramme of free music nights in 2010 and we were delighted to host the official launch party of Ceildh Culture 2010,
more information here.

Jan 2010 - DELICIOUS Magazine recommends WHISKI for Burns Night
Delicious magazine for foodies, recommends WHISKI for Burns Night. Our Burns Nights are always fantastic nights at WHISKI and in this article, WHISKI is the only Edinburgh venue to be mentioned.
Read the full article here.

23rd Dec 2009 German Financial Times & Rachel Barrie (Whisky Master Blender)
WHISKI highly recommended by esteemed Glenmorangie Whisky Master Blender, Rachel Barrie for the German edition of the FT (Financial Times newspaper).
Read the article here.

22nd October 2009 - SLTN Malt Whisky Bar of the Year 2009
WHISKI was highly commended in this award.

October 2009 - The Naked Grouse
WHISKI is one of a handfull of bars trialing a new product "The Naked Grouse" - not yet available to buy.
More here.

September 2009 - WHISKI Wednesday's part of Scottish Food & Drink Fortnight
WHISKI Wednesday's (9th & 16th September) are back again as part of Scottish Food & Drink Fortnight,
see full details here.

26th August 2009 - Travel Channel USA filming in WHISKI
Travel Channel USA filming in WHISKI today,
see more here.

26th August 2009 - Japanese Travel Channel Filming in WHISKI
Japanese travel compnay filming in WHISKI today all about Edinburgh and WHISKI featuring heavily, see more here.
Edinburgh Evening News

10th  July 2009 - US TV Series "Little People, Big World" filming in WHISKI
Jeremy & Zach Roloff (the twins from the reality TV series where Jeremy is normal height and Zach is a little person just under 4ft tall) were in WHISKI trying the haggis and enjoying the ambience of the bar - hope they enjoy the rest of their visit to Scotland.
More here...

16th  June 2009 - Liam Gallagher & Oasis chilling out at WHISKI
We had Liam Gallagher and the boys from Oasis in the bar for quite a few hours today. They were a pleasure!
See here for more details and some pics. Read some press articles here - Edinburgh Evening News, Daily Record

June 2009  - WHISKI awarded top accolade in Icons of Whisky Bars of the World
WHISKI is delighted to be awarded the highest level of GOLD status in the 2009 Whisky Magazine’s – Great Whisky Bars of the World, part of the Icons of Whisky series of awards, click here. 

14th May 2009 - WHISKI raises £340 for the Edinburgh Sick Kids Foundation

Whiski raised £340 for the Sick Kids Foundation by auctioning off a bottle of the rare limited edition famous Grouse 37 Yr Old at a whisky tasting held in the bar as part of Homecoming Scotland's Whisky month. See our Evening News article.
7th May 2009 - Master blender Rachel Barrie hosts the Ardbeg Tasting @ WHISKI
We had a fabulous night with the charming Rachel Barrie, master blender for Glenmorangie hosting our Ardbeg tasting to coincide with the official release of the much anticipated Ardbeg Supernova,
click here for more information and pics.

April 2009 - WHISKI filmed for CNN again
We were delighted to have CNN filming at WHISKI again, this time about the Famous Grouse blended whisky range including the Black Grouse.

1st December 2008 - WHISKI filmed for CNN
Whiski was filmed for global new channel CNN about whisky and the effects of the worldwide credit crunch on our national drink, whisky.

1st December 2008 - WHISKY BARS OF EDINBURGH
Whisky Bars of Edinburgh launches with WHISKI Bar involved to highlight the bars in Edinburgh where staff are trained and a good selection of whiskies are to be had.

We were delighted to have been nominated as one of the two best specialist whisky bars in the UK. There were four categories for this award : Vodka, Tequilla, Whisky and Rum and unfortunately for us whisky bars, Tequilla won the day.

October 2008 - WHISKY TRAIL BARS
Whisky Trail Bars is the definitive list of the best whisky bars in Scotland and WHISKI is delighted to be included.

October 2008 - DRINKS @ WHISKI by i-on magazine
Read the full article about WHISKI as it appeared in Edinburgh's i-on magazine, click here.

October 2008 - SLTN Malt Whisky Bar of the Year 2008
WHISKI was honoured to be Highly Commended in this prestigious award. 

October 2008 - WHISKI filmed for Korean TV
Korean TV in ther bar filming on Scottish traditions and focusing on Haggis and Whisky - both of which we have in abundance! They are due back again to film in the New Year  with the programme broadcast in Feb 2009, we look forward to it.

25 September 2008 - The Whisky Taste Challenge
A great evening was had by all as we hosted the Whisky Taste Challenge for press and media guests in conjunction with the authors of The Whisky Kitchen - 100 Ways with Whisky and Food. Does whisky enhance the taste of food? Well, the results of the blind tastings showed that it certainly does ...

August 2008 - Russian TV - Thirty Years of Laughing in Edinburgh
Whiski filmed and will be featured on Russian TV on a programme about comedians in Edinburgh.

29 May - 1 Jun 2008 - TASTE OF EDINBURGH
WHISKI is the official whisky bar at the TASTE OF EDINBURGH and held lectures on Whisky & Food matching in the Food & WHISKY school. Many samples of whisky and our whisky cocktails were handed out during the course of the event. Click here 
to see some photos and how we got on.

Burns Night 2008 - MOJO HD - THREE SHEETS
Whiski featured on
American channel, MOJO HD featuring comedian Zane Lamprey on his worldwide tour of drinking dens and traditions. Where better to see a traditional Burns Night celebration than at WHISKI - the bagpipes were playing, the bar was buzzing, loads of haggis and even more whiskies were had by all. We wll endeavour to get the Three Sheets Scotland episode on the website in due course but click on the image below to see highlights from the Scotland epsiode.

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September 2007 - WHISKI on the NEXT Christmas Commercial
WHISKI chosen and featured in the NEXT commercial in their run up to Xmas 2007.

25th May 2007 - WHISKI Bar Launches
Clever Dicks is no more and WHISKI Bar & Restaurant launches with a freshly prepared Scottish menu and hundreds of whiskies including many rare editions.

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