Tag: Spirits

Cambridge Distillery: inspiration and intervention

Cambridge Distillery is William Lowe MW’s laboratory, where he is doing truly remarkable things with gin. Here, we speak to William about moments of inspiration, fractional distillation and where he sees things going. Wine and spirits have more in common than you might think, says William Lowe, co-founder of Cambridge Distillery. As the first (and […]

Our top-five whiskies for Burns Night

If you’re planning on raising a dram to Scotland’s most famous poet this 25th January, then look no further than our top-five whiskies for Burns Night, recommended by Spirits Buyer Rob Whitehead. The Glenturret, 12-Year-Old, 2021 Release, Highland, Single Malt Scotch Whisky It is a joy to see Glenturret going from strength to strength under […]

Glenmorangie Cognac cask: a symbol of innovation

Our Spirits Buyer Rob Whitehead looks to the future of Glenmorangie – and raises a dram of 13-year-old Cognac Cask Finish to its innovation. There are few distilleries in Scotland so well-recognised as Glenmorangie. From their unusually tall stills, via the famous “16 men of Tain” who craft every drop that leaves the distillery, to […]

Julieann Fernandez on Tobermory 23

Julieann Fernandez is Master Distiller at Tobermory and the mastermind behind Tobermory 23. We speak to her about Tobermory’s creative spirit and breaking down barriers in the whisky industry.  Can you tell us the background story of Tobermory?   Tobermory’s history dates back to 1798. It’s the only distillery on the Isle of Mull, as well as one of the oldest commercial whisky […]