The ABC’s of Bourbon

Denny Potter (pictured below), the Master Distiller of Maker’s Mark, talked about the rules behind making bourbon on the film ‘Neat: The Story of Bourbon’ released in 2018. On this blog post I have described

My Quarantine Diary #2

The sheer amount of online content being made available at the moment, means that I already have plenty more examples to share of activities and learning undertaken within just one week! Firstly, it was a

My Quarantine Diary #1

Outside of my working hours, I have tried to be positive and use the personal time spent at home during the quarantine to learn and have some shared virtual experiences. The first one of these

Drinks business battling the Coronavirus

Beer, Wine and Spirits companies have joined efforts to fight back against the Covid-19 coronavirus by supporting their communities worldwide in a variety of different ways, such as shifting their focus to supplying alcohol and

UK Drinking Habits changing during Lockdown

Online retailer and eCommerce platform ​Master of Malt is tracking the changing shift in consumer drinks purchasing habits as the UK government continues its lockdown approach to fighting the Covid-19 crisis. Master of Malt remains

April Fools’ Day Pranks 2020

Here is a selection of some of the best drinks-based releases on 1st April 2020….something to laugh at during our period of self-isolation. Pictured above is Douglas Laing & Co‘s Big Peat’s new Limited Edition,

Pandemic or Pandemonium?

The masses have been responding to the covid-19 corona virus threat by stripping supermarket aisles bare and stockpiling ahead of the enforced period of quarantine at home. Initially, it was the panic buying of toilet

The Anti Investment Whisky Club

I recently discovered Cheaper by The Dram and they claim to have sourced some of the finest rare and collectable whiskies, but none of these whisky bottles are for sale to customers looking for a

4 Facts about Rosé wine

Wine education, an increase in the quality of rosé wine available, the popularity with the under-25s and the association with the sunshine lifestyle helped by social media (#rosé) are believed to be some of the

Number 10 for Islay

Islay’s south coast in Farkin is closer to welcoming a new Scotch whisky distillery to the Scottish island courtesy of Elixir Distillers, who own the Port Askaig and Elements of Islay brands. The dream of Elixir Distillers and its