Tag: whisky

An interview with Daftmill’s Francis Cuthbert

Francis Cuthbert, distiller, farmer, and co-founder of Daftmill in Fife, joins Jonny McMillan to talk malt, peat, Covid, selling the kids and when, if ever, he’ll celebrate Daftmill’s success. JM: It’s been nearly three years since the first Daftmill release; how do you feel about the distillery’s growing cult status? FC: Cult status? Yes, the […]

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 […]