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A single malt… blended at Tomatin Whisky Distillery

Our tour starts in Perthshire... Evan and Ally MacRae, of Tomatin Whisky Distillery, are the force behind this blend of whisky. If ever there were kindred spirits, it’s these two.  Between them they have an incredible 63 years’ service at Tomatin, keeping it in the family, the MacRae brothers.  They come from a long [...]

June 24th, 2016|Whisky Distilleries, Whisky Tours|

Whisky and Golfing in Scotland, a week’s guided tour of distilleries and Scottish golf courses

We enjoyed a whisky and golf tour with two really fun Californians here in sunny Scotland. Matt and his dad Tom, worked with us to design this whisky and golf tour, boy where they lucky with the Scottish weather! They didnee see any rain in 7 days! They played golf and drammed great Scottish whisky in [...]

June 13th, 2016|Distilleries, Golf, Whisky Tours|

Whisky Interview – most unusual, Paul Mclean interviews a bottle of Laphroig Select!

Getting it straight from the bottle's mouth Where do I start? … well hello Mr Select, it is good to meet you.  Please – tell me, where were you born? Select: I am an Islay production, born and bred Islay, off Scotland’s west coast. My ancestors are also from Islay, I can trace them [...]

June 7th, 2016|Interviews|

Our fantastic Irish whiskey tour by The Friends of the Quaich whisky club, Vancouver Island, Canada,

The Friends of the Quaich whisky club, Vancouver Island, Canada, What an incredible whiskey adventure. Great hotels, great whiskey venues, great food and fabulous company, as well as terrific tour guides Paul and Liz and a big mention to our wonderful bus driver Mark, who showed us more of Belfast than even the locals [...]

May 30th, 2016|Whiskey tour Ireland, Whisky Tours|

In search of a patron

When I approached Charlie to ask about being an angel, he replied, "Yes, but I will be your Patron!" ... what could I say? Another Maclean signed up" Paul McLean, Angels. Charlie has been researching and writing books & articles about whisky since 1981, he insisted on being Patron, who are we to say no? [...]

May 25th, 2016|Interviews|

A review of guest’s tour May 2016

Needless to say, all extremely positive and exactly what we wanted.  The following is what they sent me to pass on, a mixture of comments from all four: Firstly, I would like to thank you for a pleasurable experience, we all thoroughly enjoyed it - It was amazing. Ron our driver and guide [...]

May 19th, 2016|Distilleries, Speyside, Whisky Tours|

Whisky tour in the Highlands & Speyside – May 2016

We took two whisky loving Canadians on tour in May, starting from their Edinburgh hotel at 8am on Saturday morning. Och another early start, but that’s fine, I am used to it.  We drove north over the Forth Road Bridge and on into highland Perthshire, taking our time to Inverness. It's a wonderfully scenic drive [...]

May 19th, 2016|Distilleries, Whisky Distilleries, Whisky Tours|

Interview with Andrew Symington, Edradour Distillery

Liz and Paul were chatting to Andrew at Edradour Distillery, a few drams to hand. Andrew its good meeting you again. Can I ask very briefly why you bought Edradour and what (then) were your plans? I bought Edradour back in 1988, I had the Signature brand at that time but my goal was to [...]

May 3rd, 2016|Distilleries, Interviews, Whisky Distilleries|

Interview with Michael John D’Souza, Paul John Distillery, Goa, India

Paul John Single Malt whisky Hi Michael, it was great to meet recently in Edinburgh, it prompted me to ask you more questions! Q: Michael, how long have you been with the company and can I ask a brief career history! A: I Started my career in John Distilleries in 1993, since than I [...]

May 3rd, 2016|Interviews, Whisky Tours|

Interview with Iain McAlister, Glen Scotia Distillery

Distillery manager Iain McAlister, from Campbeltown has worked at the distillery for over 9 years and is very hands on in the day to day production of the Glen Scotia spirit. Managing a small team of only 7 the distillery ‘, Q  what did you do in this industry before GS?  A Glen Scotia Distillery [...]

April 22nd, 2016|Interviews|