Author Archives: Kenny Smith

Plenty of whiskies to choose from this Burns Night

Plenty of whiskies to choose from this Burns Night

It’s that time of year again, Dry January is nearly over and the light at the end of the January blues tunnel is within reach. That means Burns Night – the ultimate excuse to drink whisky and get your Scottish on – is here. The Character of Islay Whisky Company’s Aerolite Lyndsay is a 10-year-oldContinue Reading

Arbikie Distillery celebrates major US export deal

Family-owned luxury spirits producer Arbikie celebrated its fifth birthday by signing an agreement that will see its brands exported to selected states in the United States. The Angus-based sustainable, field-to-bottle distiller has agreed a substantial distribution deal with a leading US importer. The distiller, which launched in 2014 with Scotland’s first potato vodka, distils vodka,Continue Reading

Some suggestions for drams for Burns Night

Some suggestions for drams for Burns Night

With Burns Night fast approaching, we’re certain that you will be looking for a good dram to celebrate the occasion. Whether you’re dancing the night away, enjoying a Burns supper, or sitting by the fire, we’ve compiled a list of some whiskies to celebrate the national bard of Scotland’s birthday. The BenRiach 10 Year OldContinue Reading

Help us find Scotland’s top distillery tour and whisky bar

Help us find Scotland’s top distillery tour and whisky bar

This year marks the 20th anniversary of the Scottish Field Whisky Challenge – and we are looking for nominations  for the Whisky Bar of the Year 2020 and the Distillery Visitor Experience of the Year 2020. Do you know the finest whisky bars in Scotland? Have you had a fantastic distillery tour? We’re asking whiskyContinue Reading

Alcohol free adult drink on trial in Scots restaurant

A premium alcohol-free adult drink is being trialled exclusively at La Bonne Auberge in Glasgow following a successful Crowdfunder campaign. Immaculate is a premium, botanical, low sugar, alcohol-free drink being developed by the team at Women’s Enterprise Scotland. Initially available as a 250ml pre-mix, Immaculate is being piloted in January and February whilst the teamContinue Reading

A round up of whiskies and glasses for Burns Night

A round up of whiskies and glasses for Burns Night

Burns Night is just 10 days away, when people all over the world will be raising a glass to the Bard. Of course, you can’t have a Burns Night celebration without a dram, so Scottish Field has rounded up some whiskies and glassware that are available to mark the occasion. A luxury dram to toastContinue Reading

Mixologists create masterpieces at The Gallery

A series of exclusive cocktails have been created by mixologists at The Gallery – the stylish new bar at the Chester Hotel in Aberdeen. They were given a blank canvass to create a cocktail menu for the luxurious venue, resulting in a blend of the contemporary and the classics in an exhibition that defies artisticContinue Reading

The Macallan to release fifth in Archival Series

The Macallan to release fifth in Archival Series

The Macallan is celebrating its original advertising campaigns from the 1970s, 80s and 90s with the fifth release in its Archival Series. The advert featured as part of The Macallan Folio 5 tells the tale of the Luggy Bonnet with the words ‘Keep this knot firmly tied.’ It features a story of acquaintances, when oneContinue Reading

Diageo champions inclusion and diversity in Scotland

Diageo champions inclusion and diversity in Scotland

More than 2000 Diageo employees are taking part in series of events across Scotland this week to champion inclusion and diversity as part of INC Week. Created in 2017 to accelerate an inclusive culture, the 2020 INC Week programme includes engaging workshops, compelling panel discussions and TED-style talks which are taking place at various companyContinue Reading

Just 390 bottles of the 1977 – priced at £3000 each

Just 390 bottles of the 1977 – priced at £3000 each

Highland distillery Tomatin has today announced the newest expression from the Warehouse 6 collection: The 1977. This luxury whisky is the first in the distillery’s history to be matured in a Sauternes wine cask, resulting in an exceptional explosion of tropical flavours. Tomatin’s whisky from the 1970s is known for its deep and complex fruitContinue Reading