Category: Spirits

Better than a pint

Whether celebration or commiseration lies beyond the semi-finals for our nation’s finest footballers, you’ll need something to sip throughout the match. While it’s hard to resist the lure of a pint in the current heat, we consider it our patriotic duty to drink something English; here Jared Ehret suggests the perfect order of play for […]

Revive, refresh, repeat

With the mercury rising, we asked Amelia Thornhill from our Warehouse Shop to recommend three bottles guaranteed to soothe at the end of a hot summer’s day Over the last few years, gin has become extremely popular and those who know me know that I have loved riding the “gin wave”. New to my collection […]

Summertime sundowners

A chilled glass of Sherry and some salted almonds before dinner is an appealing prospect at any time of year, as is a crisp, fizzing flute of Blanc de Blancs; however, on a balmy summer’s evening (or, indeed, afternoon), it is hard to beat the feeling of an ice-cold cocktail clinking away in one’s hand. […]

The remarkable whiskies of yesteryear

As we start dusting off bottles in preparation for our tasting on 1st June, Jonny McMillan from our Spirits team considers a couple of the very special whiskies set to be uncorked Of all the remarkable whiskies in our upcoming tasting, perhaps most interesting is the pair of 1968 Speyside whiskies from Macallan and Longmorn, […]