Scottish Gin Awards

The Scottish Gin Awards was founded in 2016 and is run for the benefit of the Scottish gin sector, with the objective of celebrating and promoting the growing range of high quality gins made in

200 years of Johnnie Walker

‘Born in 1820 – Still going Strong’: 200 years of the Johnnie Walker scotch whisky brand and 200 years since John Walker sold up the family farm to open a grocery store, quickly turning his

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

Scottish Beer Awards

The Scottish Beer Awards was founded in 2016 and aims to recognise the best breweries and beers in Scotland. The independent competition is judged by a panel of experts drawn from across the sector, bringing

The New World of New World Whisky

Distill Ventures have released their white paper on New World Whisky. Through interviews with whisky makers, retailers, bartenders and craft spirits analysts, the latest category insights and data, as well as their own US and

Craft Watch: Glaswegin

For its founder Andy McGeoch, Glaswegin is a gin that represents Glasgow and its unique character. Made in Tradeston, in the southside of Glasgow, the liquid is produced by urban craft distiller Illicit Spirits. The

The Scottish Rum Festival

Whether you’re a rum newcomer or seasoned connoisseur, The Scottish Rum Festival is this summer’s unmissable drinks event. Explore the very best of Scotland’s rich rum heritage and the exciting explosion of the nation’s emerging

My Quarantine Diary #5

Most recently, I have taken part in the Uncorked Batch 12 podcast on ‘Whisky in Cinema’ by That Boutique-y whisky Company, hosted by Sam Simmons and David Worthington, with guests Georgie Bell, Curtis MacEachern and