Limited numbers of bottles of this whisky are landing in NZ, here’s when & where to find them

Extending the annual Islay Whisky Festival – Feis Ile – in Scotland slightly, Ardbeg Day will be celebrated in New Zealand on Saturday June 3. The celebrations stretch across the country in Auckland, Christchurch and Wellington. There will be celebrations along with the official release of the limited edition Ardbeg Kelpie for purchase, paired canapes as well as games and prizes. Presumably these games include Whisky Pong, but that’s only a guess. This year’s limited release of Ardbeg Kelpie is the first bottling to be matured in Black Sea casks, which are renowned for imparting a unique intensity to the…