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Visitor Centre Galore

Visitor Centre Galore

Fri 26th May 2017

Visitor Centre Galore If you would like to find out more about whisky then why not visit a few whisky distillery visitor centres this summer? Almost half of Scotland’s distilleries are open to the public so there are visitor centres galore, […]

Isle of Arran Distillery – Lochranza

Isle of Arran Distillery – Lochranza

Tue 23rd May 2017

Isle of Arran Distillery, Arran’s first distillery, has a state of the art visitor centre which has recently been totally revamped …

Blends a Missed Opportunity?

Blends a Missed Opportunity?

Tue 23rd May 2017

Single Malt is King? Right now, as a statement, that’s hard to argue with, and yet when you break it down, you quickly realise just how much of a fallacy it is. So, other than the obvious, what is the real […]

New Sense of Scotland 180° tour of Scotland

New Sense of Scotland 180° tour of Scotland

Mon 22nd May 2017

Fiona Hyslop, the Cabinet Secretary for Culture, Tourism and External Affairs, launched the new Sense of Scotland tour at Edinburgh’s Scotch Whisky Experience in May. The revamped tour, which is a specially commissioned film, takes visitors on a stunning 180° panorama […]

Activities galore in Speyside

Activities galore in Speyside

Mon 16th May 2016

The words ‘Speyside is famous for Whisky’ reverberate around travel and whisky magazines the world over. Because Speyside truly is one of the places on the planet where there are more whisky distilleries than any other. More than half of Scotland’s […]

The Station Hotel

The Station Hotel

Thu 12th May 2016

  The Station Hotel in Forres opened earlier this year and now offers locals, tourists and businessmen a great whisky bar called The Spirit Safe, Pagoda restaurant, Toots Cafe Bar & Bistro and first class accommodation. The Spirit Safe has an […]

Whisky and Coconut Water?

Whisky and Coconut Water?

Tue 10th May 2016

Whisky can be a very intimidating drink. So how can whisky brands make whisky seem less intimidating and get younger drinkers into the category? Blair Bowman investigates. I have been on a personal crusade to recruit younger consumers to whisky since […]

Ultimate Islay

Ultimate Islay

Fri 4th December 2015

Islay is famous for its whisky. Susan Young paid a visit to the Island to get her whisky fix.

Whisky… how do you drink yours?

Whisky… how do you drink yours?

Fri 4th December 2015

What is the right way to drink whisky? It’s probably one of the most debated topics in the industry!

A bit of a mouthful: how to pronounce whisky names

A bit of a mouthful: how to pronounce whisky names

Fri 4th December 2015

There are 100’s of whiskies to choose from in bars and pubs across the country. Here is the second part of our guide to how to pronounce the names.

Features

Visitor Centre Galore

Visitor Centre Galore

Visitor Centre Galore If you would like to find out more about whisky then why not visit a few whisky distillery visitor centres this summer? Almost half of Scotland’s distilleries are open to the public so there are visitor centres galore, […]

Isle of Arran Distillery – Lochranza

Isle of Arran Distillery – Lochranza

Isle of Arran Distillery, Arran’s first distillery, has a state of the art visitor centre which has recently been totally revamped ...

Blends a Missed Opportunity?

Blends a Missed Opportunity?

Single Malt is King? Right now, as a statement, that’s hard to argue with, and yet when you break it down, you quickly realise just how much of a fallacy it is. So, other than the obvious, what is the real […]

New Sense of Scotland 180° tour of Scotland

New Sense of Scotland 180° tour of Scotland

Fiona Hyslop, the Cabinet Secretary for Culture, Tourism and External Affairs, launched the new Sense of Scotland tour at Edinburgh’s Scotch Whisky Experience in May. The revamped tour, which is a specially commissioned film, takes visitors on a stunning 180° panorama […]

Interviews

The Unstoppable Blair Bowman

The Unstoppable Blair Bowman

Blair Bowman is well on his way to being the ‘Whisky Geek’ of the moment. PJ O’Neill caught up with him to find out all his news. Blair Bowman is known the world over as the brains behind World Whisky Day, […]

Alwynne Gwilt aka Miss Whisky

Alwynne Gwilt aka Miss Whisky

Our interviewee this issue is Alwynne Gwilt, who was recently appointed whisky specialist at Wm Grants. She is now responsible for the companies Ancient Reserves Portfolio of whisky which includes the newly launched Ailsa Bay, The Girvan Patent Still, Kininvie and […]

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