Campbeltown Malts Festival 2021

The Campbeltown Malts Festival is a three-day celebration of Campbeltown’s whiskies – Springbank, Glengyle and Glen Scotia. Expect distillery tours, masterclasses, local craft stalls, live music, special bottlings and much much more in various venues

Top 5 Christmas Whisky Gifts

The festive season is upon us and more than ever, it provides the perfect excuse to escape the current issues we have faced in 2020 by celebrating Christmas with family and friends (lockdown restrictions permitting

8 Whisky Gifts for Father’s Day

Father’s Day is fast approaching and for all those self isolating dads that appreciate a good whisky, here are 8 suggestions for gifts, from £20 to £1,000 depending on your budget! 1) Buy a Limited

My Quarantine Diary #3

The latest quarantine update starts with the Virtual Malts Festival presented by Glen Scotia, taking place during the week which would usually have held the Campbeltown Malts Festival. This involved a series of activities from

Rare Scotch Whisky report for 2019

Rare Whisky 101 co-founders Andy Simpson and David Robertson have released their full year report for 2019, revealing the state of the UK’s whisky auction market. Rare Whisky 101 operates as whisky analysts, broker and

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

The Distilleries of Campbeltown

One of Scotland’s most remote mainland towns, Campbeltown also used to be know as “the Whisky Capital of the World”. This is because Campbeltown used to be a hotbed of illicit distillation, since the end

24 hours in Iceland

During the winter break, I spent a few days over in the most sparsely populated country of Europe, Iceland. From the UK, it is only a relatively short flight away and it allows you to