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Diageo Launches 2019 Special Releases Whiskies in Australia


This is definitely a release you need to mark in your calendar!

Drinks giant Diageo has announced its 2019 Special Releases in Australia. The ‘Rare by Nature’ collection consists of eight cask strength single malt Scotch whiskies picked from stocks of both well-known and lesser-spotted Diageo whisky distilleries, selected by master blender Dr. Craig Wilson.

The result are some unusual whiskies that are in profile to what you can typically expect from their corresponding distilleries, offering unique flavors, and the chance to try some truly experimental releases.


This year, the collection is now connected visually with packaging that celebrates the surroundings and natural history of the distilleries. Notably, however it is once again missing a release from the closed Port Ellen distillery, and I had my suspicions confirmed when one of Diageo’s brand ambassadors stated that Port Ellen was unlikely to feature here for a while (Port Ellen was always included when the Special Releases were first introduced up until 2017, though now is going through a large-scale rehabilitation project so watch this space in the future.

The whiskies themselves are now open for Pre-Order at HelloDrinks in Australia, with first stock due to be dispatched to customers on .......

Diageo Special Releases 2019: the line-up
  • Cardhu 14 Years Old.
  • Cragganmore 12 Years Old.
  • Dalwhinnie 30 Years Old.
  • Lagavulin 12 Years Old.
  • Mortlach 26 Years Old.
  • Pittyvaich 29 Years Old.
  • Talisker 15 Years Old.
  • The Singleton of Glen Ord 18 Years Old.


Secure yours now, and be one of the first in Australia to get yours.

To order the Rare by Nature Special Release in Australia, Click here, and Hurry while stocks last.

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