Unique single malts revealed in time for Christmas

Unique single malts revealed in time for Christmas

Single malt whisky creator Gordon & MacPhail has unveiled a duo of special bottlings from its Connoisseurs Choice range for Christmas gifting. The Connoisseurs Choice 1999 from Old Pulteney Distillery is joined by a Connoisseurs Choice 2004 from Glenlivet in a celebration of the Speyside and Highland regions. The Connoisseurs Choice range, which marked itsContinue Reading

Putting up your dukes for Australian wine

Peter Ranscombe joins wine writer Matthew Jukes for lunch at Edinburgh’s Wedgwood restaurant to puruse his list of the 100 best Australian wines. I WOULDN’T mind cashing in Matthew Jukes’ air miles. The Daily Mail newspaper’s wine columnist has compiled his “100 Best Australian Wines” list for 16 years and not only takes the accompanyingContinue Reading

An Amazon whisky exclusive from Auchentoshan

A distillery has announced the launch of Auchentoshan Sauvignon Blanc, a new special edition whisky available exclusively on Amazon. Available to purchase from 15 November, Auchentoshan Sauvignon Blanc is a unique combination of two worlds – the smooth triple distilled taste of Auchentoshan and the unique flavour of Sauvignon blanc casks that gives a fresh,Continue Reading

The 12 gins of Christmas comes to supermarket

Aldi is kicking off this year’s festive celebrations with the launch of a limited-edition gin cocktail selection box; the 12 Gins of Christmas from St Andrews-based distillers, Eden Mill. Created using flavours from Aldi and Eden Mill’s exclusive Botanical Project range, as well as four of the distiller’s own Mixology cocktails, each gin has beenContinue Reading

Refreshing waters of Peebles are just the (gin and) tonic

Refreshing waters of Peebles are just the (gin and) tonic

In the Victorian age, people travelled from all over the country to stay at Peebles Hydro – and now, it’s become an attraction all over again thanks to its wonderful waters. Peebles Hydro has launched a new gin, distillery and school, using water from its own hillside spring water from the rolling Borders hills behindContinue Reading

Whisky that’s been to the South Pole wins medal

A whisky which has been to the South Pole has been commended in the 2019 Cathay Pacific Hong Kong International Wine and Spirit Competition (HKIWSC). The Ardgowan Distillery’s very first whisky Expedition has been awarded a silver medal at the event. The 20-year-old premium blended malt won silver in the Blended Malt Scotch Whisky 16Continue Reading