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Cocktail Hour with Glenfiddich

Bar Magazine is reporting that “Whisky cocktails on the menu at Glenfiddich bar takeover” “A range of whisky cocktails is on the menu for a takeover of a London hotel bar by Glenfiddich to create a “gentleman’s lounge bar”. For four weeks to July 3, The Hyde Bar and Terrace at The Park Tower Knightsbridge […]

Glenfiddich Global Brand Ambassador

Glenfiddich has revealed a new global brand ambassador to be the face of the single malt Scotch whisky brand worldwide. The Scotchwhisky.com magazine mentions that “Struan Grant Ralph, who was born and raised in Speyside, has stepped into the role previously occupied by Ian Millar for the past 10 years. With a master’s degree in […]

Over the Sea to Talisker

Over the Sea to Talisker   I had a really enjoyable day visiting the Talisker Distillery on the Isle of Skye last week. The sun shone and the beautiful landscape of Skye, with the Cuilin Hilles in the background,  made it a memorable trip. Talisker is often described as “the spirit of a wild island” […]

Your Whisky Adventure Starts Here !!

If you are interested in a Whisky Adventure – you need to check out this great new whisky tourism company start up in Edinburgh !! See the article below for all the details and you could be off on a distillery tour before you can say Slainte Mheath !! via @the_whisky_co   Young entrepreneur brings bespoke […]

Dram Cheap Whisky Down Under !!

  According to a Daily Mail article from yesterday “Aldi launches Australia’s cheapest 18-year-old single malt whisky for just $70” The article describes how: “Aldi is selling Australia’s cheapest 18-year-old single malt scotch whisky for less than $70. The discount supermarket chain launched a new range of whiskies in stores last week after closing its […]

Unleash the Beast of Wolfburn

    Exciting news from scotchwhisky.com as it reports on Thurso’s first Scotch whisky to be distilled in over 150 years – it will be available to buy later this month. “Wolfburn distillery, Scotland’s most northerly mainland site in Caithness, is releasing its first bottling of single malt on 14 March. Though aged for just three […]

Roll Out the Barrel

Prohibition in the USA ended in 1933, and since then usage of  ex-Bourbon casks has fundamentally altered  the flavour of Scotch whisky. Wooden Casks have been used to store and transport liquor since time immemorial. The art of Coopering (or barrel making) is an ancient art which even gets a mention in The Bible, (1 […]

It’s all in the craft

If you are lucky enough to travel around he Scottish countryside, you will soon start to notice the distinctive white pagoda roofs of the nation’s numerous whisky distilleries. They are a well loved part of Scotland’s environment and many have been in operation for several hundred years. In more recent years, there has also been […]

Dalwhinnie Delights

Dalwhinnie Distillery is situated high in the Grampian mountains, near the geographical centre of Scotland. For centuries Dalwhinnie has been a meeting place, principally for the cattle drovers travelling down from the North, or over from Kintail, Skye and the Hebrides,to the main markets at Crieff and Falkirk in the south. It is probable that […]

Jura – The Island Dram

The Isle of Jura is nestled off the West Coast of Scotland. It’s only 60 miles as the crow flies from Glasgow but takes a wee while to get there. One road, one distillery, one pub, one shop and one community. It’s often been described as remote and even George Orwell went so far as […]

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