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WHISKY COLLECTOR ROSS MURRAY

Paul McLean is talking to Mr Ross Murray, whisky collector Connie and Ross are the owners of The Mansfield Hotel, Elgin.  Ross and I arranged a meeting for a whisky chat. The hotel has been, owner managed, for over 27 years (and it shows). So I am coming into the story a wee bit late. [...]

November 12th, 2018|Whisky Tours|

Glenffidich Distillery profit is up

William Grant & Sons, makers of Glenfiddich whisky, have bought a craft distillery in New York state. The Speyside family firm has bought Tuthilltown Spirits, maker of Hudson whiskey. The 36-acre site on the banks of the Hudson River includes a visitor centre and gourmet restaurant. Grant's bought the Hudson Whiskey brand in 2010, while [...]

October 9th, 2018|Whisky Tours|

new whisky distilleries

Even more chances to discover a new whisky With more than 50 new whisky distilleries looming, here are a few to watch. The industry posted record-breaking exports in 2017, according to a report by the Scotch Whisky Association, growing in both volume and value (by 1.6 percent and 8.9 percent, respectively) to a total of [...]

September 26th, 2018|Whisky Tours|

Which whisky distillery has the best food?

Which whisky distillery offers the best food? Having been to many, many whisky distilleries, which one has the best food on offer? Ardbeg for me takes top dog, a fabulous menu, with tempting starters, mains and puddins! Their menu includes great fish plates, seafood, burgers, surf & turf and deserts. It reads like a big [...]

July 4th, 2018|Distilleries, Whisky Tours|