How a Mother-Daughter Partnership Formed Vintage Longbottom Wines

Kim Longbottom was pregnant with her daughter Margo in 1998 when Kim co-founded Australia’s Henry’s Drive Vignerons with her husband Mark. Twenty-one years later, that daughter joins the company as her mother’s new business partner. It’s a celebration of family and skill, along with a moment of memory for Mark Longbottom. Kim’s husband tragically passed away a decade ago from leukemia, after which Kim single-handedly ran the family’s winery and brands. A mother’s triumph has…

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Benromach launches 50-year-old single cask Scotch

Speyside distillery Benromach has launched the oldest single malt in its current range – a 50-year-old single cask Scotch priced at US$10,000. Single cask Benromach 50 Years Old was laid down in an ex-Sherry hogshead in 1969 and was left to mature for 50 years. Keith Cruickshank, Benromach Distillery manager, said: “Benromach is known for its range of classic Speyside single malt Scotch whiskies, beautifully balanced with a light touch of smoke. “This old and rare…

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