Recommended Tastings...


Nicks Wine Merchants continue to stock the largest range of Whiskies in Australia. When it comes to Scotch, visitors from Scotland are even surprised by our collection! But with literally hundreds of whiskies on offer it can be difficult to know where to begin. Here are some short lists we've compiled to get you started. Remember, you can come in any time and taste a selection of whiskies at our store.  Search for tasting notes, pricing and availability of all products, or Freecall 1800 069 295.

Our Top 10 Value for Money Single Malts

1.Glenmorangie Astar 
2.Aberlour A'bunadh Cask Strength 
3.Glenfarclas 15 Year Old
4.Glengoyne 10 Year Old
5.Dalmore 12 Year Old
6.Dalwhinnie 15 Year Old
7.Talisker 10 Year Old
8.Ardbeg 10 Year Old
9.Glenlivet Nadurra 16 Year Old Cask Strength
10.Highland Park 12 Year Old

Introduction to Scotch Whisky Regional Styles

1.Glenkinchie 12 Year Old  (LOWLAND)
2.Clynelish 14 Year Old(NORTH COASTAL)
3.Bowmore 12 Year Old(ISLAY)
4.Springbank 10 Year Old(CAMPBELTOWN)
5.Tobermory 10 Year Old(ISLE OF MULL) 
6.Royal Lochnagar 12 Year Old(HIGHLANDS)
7.Aberlour 10 Year Old(SPEYSIDE)

Super Smokey Vertical Tasting

1.Laphroaig Quarter Cask
2.Black Bottle Vatted Islay Malt
3.Benromach Peat Smoke
4.Ardbeg 10 Year Old

Weird & Wonderful

1.Sheep Dip Vatted Malt
2.Longrow 7 Year Old Gaja Barolo Wood Finish
3.Glenmorangie Signet
4.Ardbeg Blasda
5.Cadenhead's Authentic Collection North British 21 Year Old Cask Strength Single Grain

Independent Cask Strength Bottlings

1.1986 Mackillop's Choice Dalmore Cask Strength
2.1993 Adelphi Selection Clynelish
3.Cadenhead's Authentic Collection Lochside 24 Year Old Cask Strength

6 Single Malts to Try Before You Die

1.Talisker 18 Year Old
2.Highland Park 18 Year Old
3.Rosebank 12 Year Old
4.1990 Ardbeg Airigh Nam Beist
5.Edradour 10 Year Old Straight From the Cask
6.Lagavulin Distiller's Edition Pedro Ximenez Wood Finish

Outstanding Blends

1.Dewar's 12 Year Old Special Reserve
2.Johnnie Walker Gold Label
3.The Antiquary 12 Year Old
4.Ballantine's 12 Year Old
5.Compass Box Asyla
6.Pig's Nose 5 Year Old
7.The Famous Grouse 30 Year Old