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Johnnie Walker

Known amongst blended whisky lovers as one of the top premium Scotch blends, Johnnie Walker is a brand which needs little introduction. Johnnie Walker Black Label remains a backbar standard, and the renowned Blue Label is often the first choice for many Scotch drinkers when considering a top-dollar malt.

The company started out life in the 19th century, when John “Johnnie” Walker began selling whisky from his grocery shop in Ayrshire, Scotland. His blends were very popular at the time, but it wasn’t until his death in 1857, when the company was inherited by Alexander Walker, that the brand really took off. Alexander, with his son Alexander Walker II, firmly established the business and began marketing Walker’s Old Highland - a blended Scotch whisky - in 1865. Five years later, their whisky was sold in the distinctive rectangular bottles for the first time.

Over the course of the early 1900s, John Walker’s grandsons, Alexander Walker II and George Walker, established the colour-based naming system. It was in 1908 that the Johnnie Walker name was first put on bottles, after the Managing Director, James Stevenson, rebranded the range. It was around this time that the iconic walking man logo was conceived.

In 1909, Johnnie Walker Red Label was launched (it had previously existed with the name Walker’s Special Old Highland Red Label”). It was created by Alexander Walker as a whisky for blending with soda water and has a lighter character, which is suited to it. It is now the world’s most popular whisky.

The slightly more premium Black Label, made up of whiskies aged for at least 12 years, remains beloved the world over, and it’s enjoyed by critics and public alike; Jim Murray awarded the Black Label an impressive 95.5 points in his Whisky Bible.

The brand’s most illustrious blend is, of course, the Blue Label. Made with a variety of extremely well-aged malts, the overriding flavour is one of toffee and barley, with hints of peat smoke adding lovely complexity.

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Distillery Address

Dufftown, Banffshire

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Johnnie Walker Platinum sits between gold and blue in Walker's extensive range of blends. It carries an 18 year old age statement and comes in a very smart box.  More info
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$106.37
A very special 2011 edition of Johnnie Walker's classic blend, Black Label. Double Black was originally released to the travel retail market, and it combines the rich, malty flavour of Black Label...  More info
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$55.31
The replacement premium blend for Johnnie Walker's popular Gold Label 18. It's structured around single malt whisky from Clynelish.  More info
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$67.29
A new super-premium release from Johnnie Walker whose launch has been continuously celebrated by an extraordinary around the world journey of a 157 foot luxury yacht. The John Walker & Sons Voyager...  More info
$981.29
Made by a collaboration between Johnnie Walker and The Porsche Design Studio, this stunningly packaged bottle of Blue Label comes in a superb metal box which can be taken apart to form a bottle holder...  More info
$324.35
These limited edition bottles of Johnnie Walker Gold Label Reserve look like they've been handled by King Midas himself! Who knew he worked in Johnnie Walker's bottling department? The Gold Label...  More info
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$106.50
Johnnie Walker Swing
(70cl, 40%)
This bottle of Johnnie Walker is named Swing after the rocking motion the bottle makes when pushed. Naturally this is a collectable item.  More info
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$81.15
A 12 year old blended whisky, one of the world's most famous blends. Johnnie Walker Black is a blend of around 40 whiskies, very well put together.  More info
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$44.44
The brand's premium blend, Johnnie Walker Blue Label goes hand in hand with luxurious living. Made with rare whiskies from the Johnnie Walker reserves, it's a legendary blend that doesn't compromise...  More info
$348.22
King George V is a very special edition from Johnnie Walker, packaged beautifully and made to celebrate the Royal Warrant bestowed upon the company by the monarch. This is made with some of Johnnie...  More info
$785.05
A large bottle of Johnnie Walker black, the classic 12 year old blend. Jim Murray even awarded this a whopping 94 points!  More info
$117.37
Johnnie Walker Black Label is a classic blend of 40 different whiskies, and it has a beautifully malty, slightly smoky flavour. One of the ultimate blends, this classic gift set contains two smart...  More info
$52.37
This bottle of Johnnie Walker Black Label, their 12 year old blended whisky, comes with a handsome presentation tin, for those times when you're travelling and a cardboard presentation box will likely...  More info
$61.44
A half bottle of Johnnie Walker's classic Scotch blend. This was awarded 94 points in Jim Murray's Whisky Bible. Black Label is a 12 year old blend, blended from around 40 different whiskies.  More info
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$24.85
Red Label was created by the Johnnie Walker company in 1909, this is a classic blended whiskies, a great mixer and back bar favourite.  More info
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$33.89
Red Label is a classic blended whisky, first created in 1909. This blend from Johnnie Walker was rated 87.5 points, which shows this is great value for money.  More info
$88.07
A 75cl bottle of Johnnie Walker Black Label 12 Year Old dating from the 1970s.  More info
$201.61
Johnnie Walker Red Label is of course a well known and well loved blended Scotch whisky. Bottlings from the 1970s are hard to find these days but here you are, enjoy.  More info
$161.29
This Johnnie's been walking since the '70s to get into your hands. He's a good walker, that Johnnie Walker. He also could have been one of the Mr. Men.  More info
$201.61
3 litre bottles of Johnnie Walker Red Label are pretty rare. 3 litre bottles of Johnnie Walker Red Label from the 1960s are very rare. 3 litre bottles of Johnnie Walker Red Label from the 1960s that...  More info
$806.46
This is a half bottle of Johnnie Walker Red Label which comes all the way from the 1950s. An absolutely classic blended whisky, Johnnie Walker Red Label is a staple of many bars worldwide.

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$120.97
A collectible bottling of Jonnnie Walker Black Label, a 12 year old blended Scotch whisky, from the 1970s. That's over 30 years ago! So many moments, lost in time, like tears in rain.  More info
$201.61
An antique bottle of Johnnie Walker Red Label, one of the most well known blended whiskies worldwide. Well preserved since it was produced in the 1970s, this would be an excellent piece in a spirits...  More info
$201.61
Synonymous with the premium whisky blend. Blue Label is the rarest whisky in the Johnnie Walker stable.  More info
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$240.61
Named after the way the bottle rocks back and forth when given a nudge, Johnnie Walker Swing was made to be kept on a ship. The rocking motion moves with the sea so the bottle doesn't fall...  More info
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$93.16
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