Tag: whisky

What we’re drinking: Our favourite wines

Our experts relish any opportunity to help you discover something new – as much as they love a good wine itself. Here are a few of their favourites, from Bollinger’s lesser-known Pinot Noir to Hambledon’s sparkling wine. So dive in, find out what our team are drinking, and perhaps you’ll find a new favourite, too. […]

Daftmill: finding the perfect cask

As we celebrate the release of the latest exclusive single-cask from Fife-based whisky distiller Daftmill, Jonny McMillan explains how we settled on the perfect cask on a visit to the distillery. In Daftmill’s sleepy warehouses in Fife, 1,000 casks of the acclaimed distiller’s exquisite Lowland malt whisky are lying in wait. Soon, just eight of […]

Your guide to Scotch whisky

Scotland is whisky’s spiritual home, and the vast majority of our range comes from north of the border – but the nation produces a huge array of different styles. From Lowland to Highland, malt to grain, here’s our quick guide to Scotch whisky STYLES OF SCOTCH WHISKY To be classified as Scotch whisky, a spirit […]

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 […]