The largest private whisky collection to go to auction

The largest private whisky collection to go to auction

The largest private collection of whisky ever to go to auction has been unveiled today (Monday 9 December). By value and volume, the collection is the most significant to ever go on public sale and has been described as The Perfect Collection. The Perfect Collection by Richard Gooding, consists of over 3,900 bottles of primarilyContinue Reading

The first gin infused with Scottish tea leaves

A Scots firm has announced the launch of GINTÌ, Scotland’s first premium gin infused with Scottish tea leaves which are both grown and harvested on Fordhead Farm in Stirlingshire. Created in Kinrara Distillery, located in Cairngorm National Park, this new Scottish gin is made with botanicals such as juniper, lemon peel, cubeb, angelica root andContinue Reading

The Editor’s Xmas Tipples – Highland Boundary

Scottish Field editor Richard Bath brings you his thoughts on some whiskies available this Christmas. Vital statistics: £29.99 for 500ml. 40% ABV. Available from Woodwinters, highlandboundary.com or thegoodspiritsco.com What is it?: Birch and elderflower spirit, made by farmers Marian Bruce and Simon Montador in a 100-litre pot-bellied Portuguese still in the milking parlour of theirContinue Reading

A whisky collaboration in perfect harmony

A whisky collaboration in perfect harmony

A Scotch whisky has partnered with a contemporary Scottish folk band to create a new dram. The Glenturret’s latest limited edition bottling has been produced in collaboration with the group Breabach. The Glenturret Breabach 15 year old limited edition has been released with only 1000 bottles, each individually numbered, from handpicked Glenturret casks. A GlenturretContinue Reading

Distillery is capturing the spirit of Christmas

Distillery is capturing the spirit of Christmas

Edinburgh’s first working whisky and gin distillery in almost 100 years in the city centre is set to offer visitors the spirit of Christmas. Around one million people are expected to attend Edinburgh’s famous Christmas and Hogmanay festivities – and this year, they will have a new way to get into the festive spirit nowContinue Reading

Forget keyrings in crackers – go for some gin!

Forget keyrings in crackers – go for some gin!

Boë Gin is on hand to help you swap keyrings and screwdriver sets for delicious flavoured gin this Christmas, with the release of its own colourful Christmas crackers. Set to go down a treat with gin lovers, the beautifully designed set of four crackers are each filled with the brand’s unique and award-winning flavours; 5clContinue Reading