Outlander Location Map

The wild, romantic landscape of the Outlander saga exists mainly in the vivid imagination of the story’s creator Diane Gabaldon. But of course the imaginary places depicted in the books and in the TV series are all based on real places in the dramatic countryside of Scotland. Now you can find your way around the […]

EXCLUSIVE: First whisky released from Dalmunach Distillery The first official bottling of single malt whisky from Chivas Brothers’ newest distillery, Dalmunach, has been released

Quietly released for sale this week is the world’s first publicly available bottling of single malt Scotch whisky from Dalmunach Distillery in Speyside. Located in Carron, just around the corner from Diageo’s Dailuaine Distillery, construction of Dalmunach by contractor Robertson began in 2013 at a cost of £25 million and the completed distillery was opened by first minister Nicola Sturgeon […]

Naked Grouse!

Naked Grouse say they believe in doing things differently. They even live naked and state boldly that they “are not tied to conventional whisky rules.” They say their whisky “is made for celebrating that liberating moment when you can get back to the real you, the Naked you…” Changing the possibilities of whisky enjoyment, they’ve […]

Craft Gin Club

Every month, Craft Gin Club select one of the world’s finest small-batch gins and send a full size bottle to members along with a range of complementary gourmet treats and a copy of the club magazine. Over a year, it’s usually 6 from the UK and 6 from the rest of the world. More Details […]

New “Vertical” Distillery in Leith will have Drinkers “Reaching for the Stars”

Work has begun on a new £12m whisky distillery which aims to become a a tourist landmark in Edinburgh. Foundations have just been laid for The Port of Leith Distillery which will rise 40 metres above the quayside, a stone’s throw from the Royal Yacht Britannia. The distillery – due to open in 2022 – will feature […]


It’s rare these days to find a a high quality, British menswear brand creating clothes for the style conscious, but not fashion obsessed, guy. The sort of clothes you can wear when out stomping through the heather, making a wooden bookshelf in your garage workshop, or even enjoying a few drams in a country pub […]

Dram More with Dram Mor

“Dram Mor is a brand and a business dedicated to bringing the delights of Scotch Whisky to the widest possible audience and to show people that it is not just a drink for old men with beards.” So says their own blurb. And as an oldish man with a “Covid 19 Lockdown stubble beard, I […]

Yorkshire Malt Whisky

Yorkshire whisky distillery reveals second release The Spirit of Yorkshire has launched a second release single malt whisky, following the success of its first release last year. Filey Bay Second Release is described as “the next step” of the Hunmanby distillery’s journey to its flagship single malt bottling and it has been created by marrying […]

The Glenlivet Pods Cause a Right Stooshie

Single Malt Cocktails in a seaweed pod – cool new idea or folie de grandeur?  “What was created to be a fun, novel way to approach Scotch whisky cocktails rapidly turned into a PR storm for The Glenlivet this week. In celebration of London Cocktail Week’s 10th anniversary, the Speyside single malt brand created a range of edible/drinkable […]

“Smell the Scent of Salt on the Wind”

“Smell the scent of salt on the wind” declares the Bunnahabhain website, and if you are lucky enough to make the pilgrimage to this tucked away gem of a distillery, then this is a pleasure not to be missed One of my uncles who worked as a malt man in lots of different distilleries, used […]

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