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A revamped Manhattan for the holiday season

On a recent trip to LA, we had the pleasure of grabbing a drink at £10, a posh semi-secret lounge at the Montage hotel in Beverly Hills. An official U.S. outpost of The Macallan, the interiors of the recently-opened space leave room for improvement, but the tucked-away spot filled with low-slung couches overlooking a grassy courtyard makes for a nicely atmospheric stop-in if you’re in …

Nick Veasey for The Macallan

A British X-ray photographer turns to whisky for his latest subject

Shooting with an X-ray machine rather than with a traditional camera, British photographer Nick Veasey produces surprising, visually enchanting work that begs the observer to think about what’s under the surface. With more than twenty years of experimental experience, the TED speaker‘s fascinating body of work spans subjects from insects and flowers to cars and even airplanes, each broken down to expose its raw inner …

The Macallan and Roja Dove Sensory Experience

The master perfumer creates an olfactory experience as a unique educational tool for understanding the flavors of Scotch whisky

Whisky is a complex spirit with a range of flavors; often, people have an experience with one variety and dismiss the whole spirit. The Macallan recognizes that introducing whisky to some people requires a bit of eduction, and happened upon an idea that is really quite clever. Knowing that smell is such an important element in taste, they thought it would be an interesting experiment …