Tag: craft spirits

Daftmill: an honest dram

Since its first whisky was released in 2018, Daftmill has become a cult name, with each bottling selling out almost instantly. As our ballot for the latest release opens, Spirits Specialist Jonny McMillan considers why we can’t get enough of the Fife farm distillery Generally, when one first discovers that Scotch whisky is undoubtedly the […]

Old Potrero 18th century style whiskey

With only small batches produced, it is with a wry smile we’ve finally found a few cases of this 18th century style whiskey. Spirits Buyer Robert Whitehead, tells us why this cult whiskey is so special Not (yet!) having mastered our Flux Capacitor well-enough to have created a time-machine, opportunities to taste far back into the […]

A window on the wine world

Sophie Thorpe reports from day one of the London Wine Fair – the UK’s most important trade forum, and a hotbed of views, opinion and exciting new wines. As Miles Beale, Chief Executive of the Wine & Sprits Trade Association (WSTA), so succinctly stated in his industry briefing, “the London Wine Fair matters and it […]