Glenfarclas responds to “The Family Casks” being MIA in USANovember 27th, 2007
In Part 1 of my “Three things that really frustrate me” post, I talked about how I feel like we’re in prison here in the U.S. because many great whiskies are not imported to the U.S. One of the whiskies I mentioned was “The Family Casks” line from Glenfarclas, which is not being imported (43 different vintages of Glenfarclas from 1952 to 1994).
This is Robert Ransome’s (of Glenfarclas) response to that posting:
On the day you posted the first ‘Three things that really frustrate me” piece I was in Calgary, for Willow Park’s Whisky Wednesday event. The store has agreed to take three sets of The Family Casks, and Kensington Wine Market, also in Calgary, has also ordered from the range. The LCBO have also offered The Family Casks as a virtual offer. So we are at least sending some of The Family Casks to the right continent!
With no liquor monopoly, and being a market where both 700ml and 750ml are legal, I reckon there is a greater range of spirits available in Alberta than any other province or state in North America. Maybe you should head to Calgary on a shopping trip!
Well, they’re getting closer…