Our World Whisky section covers the various styles and regions of the world, including whisky from countries like Wales, India, Taiwan, Australia and beyond.
New Zealand's growing whisky industry also features here, from the now-closed Willowbank distillery in Dunedin (1951-1997) through to the Thomson Whisky Company in Auckland and Workshops Whisky from right here in Christchurch. The biggest whisky distillery in New Zealand is the family-owned Cardrona, whose spirit first ran in November 2015.
'The Otago' 30 years old from the New Zealand Whisky Company 51.5%
Region: New Zealand
Distilled in 1987 and bottled in 2017, 'The Otago Commemorative Cask' has been developing into flavours of rich malt, creamy vanilla and golden fruits with a buttery mouthfeel through to the smooth oaky finish.
Amrut 'Fusion' 50%
This multi award winning expession from Amrut Distillery gets its name from the fact it uses barley from two locations - India and Scotland. The Scottish barley is peated, which combines with the local barley to produce a dram with gentle peat characteristics, rich oak flavours with a long and lingering finish.
Amrut 'Intermediate Sherry' 57.1%
This new release from Amrut Distillery is named 'Intermediate Sherry' as it spent a around a year in Sherry casks inbetween maturation in Bourbon barrels. There are notes of Turkish delights, rose water and orange marmalade which developes on the palate along with a well balanced sweet spice character in the background.
Amrut 'Peated' 46%
From the 'Garden City of India' comes this peaty offering from Amrut Distillery of Bangalore. There are rich flavours of smokey cured meats, fruit and caramel. A great new addition to the Amrut line up.
Amrut Indian Single Malt 46%
Amrut Single Malt Whisky is distilled with barley grown in the north west of India and with water flowing from the Himalayas before ageing in new American oak and ex Bourbon barrels.
Amrut Portonova Single Malt 62.1%
This Amrut has interestingly spent the first part of its life maturing in new American oak and ex-bourbon barrels, before moving it to refill port pipes and then back into ex-bourbon. 'Essentially a port pipe sandwich' is how they describe it.The result is a rich and fruity dram with notes of jammy fruits, cocoa and oaky caramel.
Bakery Hill 'Peated Malt' 46%
The Bakery Hill distillery is situated in Victoria, Australia and produce single malt whiskies that are bottled from individual casks. Fruity, nutty and spicy with a heavy influence from the casks - one of the best offerings currently available from the Australian whisky industry.
batch10 New Zealand Honey Bourbon 36% 200ml
batch10 is a new product from a team of friends who discovered a fantastic drink could be made by combining native New Zealand bush honey with Kentucky Bourbon. There are no extra sweeteners, so expect a well balanced and more complex drink than many honey liqueurs on the market.Due to the unfiltered nature of this unique honey drink, you can ex...
Canadian Club 20 year old 40%
Great value for a whisky with a 20 year age statement on it which is smooth, soft and lightly spiced - everything you would expect from Canadian Club. Makes for a fantastic gift for fans of Canadian Whisky too.
Canadian Club 700ml
Made and bottled in Walkerville Canada, Canadian Club is the only Canadian whiskey that is 'barrel-blended' prior to aging in white oak barrels to allow the flavours to marry. Aged six years (twice the period of required by Canadian law), Canadian Club is a true, quality Canadian whisky that has not changed with time. Canadian Club has been the ...
Crown Royal 1L
Volume: 1 litre
Seagrams Crown Royal Canadian Whisky consists of whiskies over 10 years old. The blend is then allowed to marry for some time before being bottled. The first bottle of this brand was presented as a gift to King George VI during his visit to Canada in 1939. The design of the bottle and the package is inspired by his crown. This is a true Canadian...
Kavalan 'Solist' Amontillado Cask 57.1%
Distilled at the King Car distillery in Taiwan, this Kavalan whisky was matured in a single Amtonillado sherry cask. The tasting notes from the distillery talk of a very rich and fruity character, with sweet notes and plenty of nutty aroms and flavours, with an exotic and spiced finish.
Kavalan 'Solist' Manzanilla Cask 57.8%
Distilled at the King Car distillery in Taiwan, this Kavalan whisky was matured in a single Manzanilla sherry cask. This whisky has been heavily influenced by the wood, introducing notes of fruit (honeydew melon), toffee, vanilla and a touch of cocoa.
Kavalan 'Solist' Port Cask 57.8%
The Kavalan Solist Port Cask has, as the name suggests, spent its life maturing in Port 'pipes' from the Douro Valley in Portugal. This maturation has left the whisky with a round, rich fruity character and even a touch of dark chocolate. Bottled at full cask strength, this edition has a assertive character.
NZ Dunedin 'Doublewood' 16 years old 40%
Region: New Zealand
Aged In American-Oak barrels for 6 years and then finished for 10 more in French-Oak North Island Wine Barrels, which gives this whisky its rich burgundy hue and distinctive, sweet, red fruit character across the palate.
Penderyn 'Bryn Terfel' Welsh Single Malt 41%
This new release from Penderyn is named after Bryn Terfel, one of Wales most respected Opera singers. This bottle's distinctive and suitably theatrical red velvet costume hides a whisky matured in ex-bourbon barrels, offering a whisky reminscent of an old-fashioned banana split ice cream sundae. The taste builds to notes of honey, vanilla pods a...
Penderyn 'Celt' Welsh Single Malt 41%
Proudly baring the Red Dragon of Wales, this new Penderyn whisky starts its life like any other from the distillery, maturing in American oak, before spending the last part of its days picking up a distinctly smoky flavour from casks that previously held peated whisky. The smoke is soft and balances well with the sweet and light character from P...
Penderyn 'Dragon' Gift Pack 3 x 200ml 41%
This gift pack from the Penderyn distillery in Wales is a selection of three 200ml bottles of their core range - Legend, Celt and Myth. The Legend and Myth show the classic distillery style, light, fruity and sweet, with the Celt introducing some subtle smoky and peaty notes from maturation in ex-peated whisky barrels. A brilliant introduction t...
Penderyn 'Icons of Wales, Red Flag' Welsh Single Malt 41%
Region: Beacon Beacons, Wales
The Icons of Wales series consists of special bottlings, each one celebrating a person, milestone or event from Welsh history with international significance. The distillery plans to release fifty editions in total, each one strictly limited in number and containing Penderyn's award-winning Welsh spirit. The series seeks to celebrate the finest...
Penderyn 'Legend' Welsh Single Malt 41%
The all-new 'Legend' replaces the previous classic Penderyn expression. Proudly made at the only single malt whisky distillery in Wales, this Penderyn is matured in ex-American oak casks before receiving a final maturation period in Madeira barriques (barrels). Fresh and fruity (apple, citrus) flavours are mingled with creamy fudge notes. A ligh...
Penderyn 'Madeira Finish' Welsh Single Malt 46%
This release from Penderyn is known as their traditional 'house style'. It is aged in ex-bourbon barrels and finished further in ex-Madeira wine casks. This combination of casks gives a fresh and creamy nose with notes of cream toffee, rich fruits and raisins. To taste, there is a drying quality which leads to crisp notes and sweetness. Tropical...
Penderyn 'Myth' Welsh Single Malt 41%
Penderyn's 'Myth' is one of the newest expressions from this iconic Welsh distillery, and is a combination of whisky of different ages, all from ex-bourbon casks. The classic Penderyn profile of sweet fruit (apple, pear) mixes with a hint of citrus. The oak comes through more strongly on the palate and builds to a drying finish. A light and plea...
Penderyn 'Peated' Welsh Single Malt 46%
Distilled at the foot of the iconic Brecon Beacons in the south of Wales, this peated expression from Penderyn boasts some rather flash and streamlined new packaging. Matured in ex-bourbon barrels before a finishing period in ex-peated whisky casks selected from Islay, the nose is sweet with a delicate aromatic smoke. These characteristics devel...
Penderyn 'Portwood' Welsh Single Malt 46%
Finished in Portwood, this whisky from Penderyn is bottled at 46%. The richness of this whisky is first apparent in the nose with dried fruits, dark chocolate, cranberries and toasty oak. The palate adds a creamy texture with honey and warming spices emerging. The finish is sweet and lingering with gentle notes of soft oak.