Limited-edition Pagoda Sapphire Reserve completes Glenfarclas Pagoda Series in Glencairn Crystal decanters decorated with real sapphires

Glenfarclas has released its 63 Year Old Pagoda Sapphire Reserve in exquisite jewel encrusted Glencairn Crystal decanters. This final addition completes one of the world’s most prestigious series of single malt whiskies which has been almost five years in the making....

Announcing the 2020 Bloody Scotland Debut and McIlvanney Prize lists!

Four years ago the Scottish Crime Book of the Year Award was renamed the McIlvanney Prize in memory of William McIlvanney who is often described as the Godfather of Tartan Noir. Last year Bloody Scotland also introduced a prize for The Bloody Scotland Debut Scottish...

Scott Davidson from Glencairn Crystal appears in Leaders Council podcast alongside Geoff Hurst

The Leaders Council of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is currently in the process of talking to leadership figures from across the nation in an attempt to understand this universal trait and what it means in Britain and Northern Ireland today. Scott Davidson, New...
Glencairn Glass with 20th anniversary logo.

Glencairn Crystal to pay tribute to 20 years of The Glencairn Glass – the world’s favourite whisky glass

Family owned and award-winning Scottish crystal company Glencairn Crystal Studio is marking 20 years since the birth of the world’s favourite whisky glass, The Glencairn Glass, throughout 2020. Since its creation by Glencairn Crystal Studio in 2000, The Glencairn...
Glencairn Glass and The McIlvanney Prize logo

The Glencairn Glass to sponsor Scottish International Crime Writing Awards

Award winning, Scottish family business Glencairn Crystal will sponsor the 2020 McIlvanney Prize for the Scottish Crime Book of the Year and the Bloody Scotland Debut Crime Novel of the Year, with its famous Glencairn Glass – the World’s Favourite Whisky Glass.  Both...

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Glencairn Supply Glassware to WhiskyLive and GinLive

Glencairn Supply Glassware to WhiskyLive and GinLive

Gin & Whisky Live London 2019 The gin boom has resulted in hundreds of new and exciting brands of gin. The team behind Whisky Live and Gin Magazine are organising a brand-new gin festival in London, gathering gins from across the globe into a 2-day event.

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Glencairn Crystal emphasise Scots roots amid global expansion

Glencairn Crystal emphasise Scots roots amid global expansion

PREMIUM crystal glassware expert Glencairn Crystal was set up more than 40 years ago by Scott Davidson’s father. Davidson has now taken over the business, which he started working in aged just 10. The company has a huge stake of the international market as it is available in more than 70 countries.

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The week in pictures

The week in pictures

This week, family-owned crystal company Glencairn joined Elite, the London Stock Exchange Group’s programme for fast-growing companies. The whisky glass producer is one of seven Scottish companies to have joined Elite, and each was welcomed into the programme at a launch event hosted by the CEO of Elite and first minister Nicola Sturgeon.

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G&M bottles ‘oldest’ Glen Grant 70 Year Old

G&M bottles ‘oldest’ Glen Grant 70 Year Old

Gordon & MacPhail has released a 70-year-old Glen Grant – the ‘oldest’ whisky from the Speyside distillery ever bottled.   The expression, distilled in 1948 – six years before barley rationing restrictions were lifted following WWII, has been released as part of the independent bottler’s Private Collection with a price tag of £17,500.

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Seven Scots companies join London Stock Exchange Group ELITE programme

Seven Scots companies join London Stock Exchange Group ELITE programme

The initiative for fast-growing companies is the first of its kind for newly-formed ELITE Scotland Seven Scottish companies have joined ELITE, the London Stock Exchange Group’s programme for fast-growing companies and have formed the first exclusively Scottish cohort as part of the launch of ELITE Scotland. The launch is the first initiative of its kind.

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The 10 Greatest Whisky Innovations of All Time

The 10 Greatest Whisky Innovations of All Time

Whisky may evolve slowly in the cask, but occasionally a progressive leap forward comes along, a seismic development that changes everything in a heartbeat. The privilege of delivering these accomplishments comes with lasting recognition.

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A £100,000 whisky collection in the one trunk

A £100,000 whisky collection in the one trunk

The ultimate gift for the whisky lover in your life is now available – for just £100,000. J & G Grant have unveiled the Glenfarclas Family Cask Trunk, which is believed to be the most expansive single collection ever released by one distillery. Following on from the hugely successful Family Cask collection, the distiller has […]

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Glencairn named official whiskey tasting glass provider to distilled spirits council of the United States

Glencairn named official whiskey tasting glass provider to distilled spirits council of the United States

Glencairn continues to go from strength to strength Stateside this year. The family-owned award-winning crystal company has today announced that its iconic Glencairn wee whisky glass has been selected by the Distilled Spirits Council of the United States to be the esteemed organisation’s official tasting glass for this year. The partnership will be showcased first […]

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Shortlisted for Exporter of the Year Award

Shortlisted for Exporter of the Year Award

Scottish crystal producer Glencairn was this week shortlisted for the Exporter of the Year Award at the 2018 Lloyds Bank National Business Awards. Scott Davidson, new product development director, said: “Our recognition within the Exporter of the Year category at the...

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