Last night (Tuesday December 3), I attended a tasting of Balblair vintages. We tasted five whiskies, 2003, 1997, 1990, 1983 and 1969, prefaced by a glass of Balblairís base spirit.
UK: Children of parents who drink above the Governmentís unit guidelines are more likely to have been drunk than children of parents who drink less, according to Drinkaware.
UK alcohol charity Drinkaware has appointed Elaine Hindal as its new chief executive. She succeeds Chris Sorek, who returned to the US earlier in the year. Hindal is to take up the post in January 2013.
UK charity Drinkaware has said that tougher action is needed to counter UK binge drinking.
UK: Alcohol awareness charity Drinkaware has found that more than half (53%) of parents who plan to provide their 16 and 17 year olds with alcohol for a week long summer holiday with friends will give them five or more bottles of spirits or wine.
UK: Alcohol awareness charity Drinkaware has appointed three new trustees to its board.
Alcohol awareness charity the Drinkaware Trust has issued a response to the Eurobarometer survey on alcohol.