Part 1: William James “Bill” Murray, My Hero!

Part 1.

Bill Murray has been one of my favorite actors since ….. for ever.  I can’t really explain why, but for some reason Bill has some magnetic field around him that pulls me right to him. Admitting that I haven’t seen every movie he has a role in, I’m curious about the man who pops up at occasions, everywhere, like a hero, on weddings, ice-cream shops, etcetera. Continue reading

Wemyss Malts launches limited edition Velvet Fig whisky

Wemyss Velvet Fig Detail 3- low resIndependent bottler Wemyss Malts is launching a luxurious new limited edition  to complement its award-winning blended malts range.

The new ‘Velvet Fig’ comprises specially selected single malts matured wholly in ex Oloroso sherry casks, evoking rich autumn and winter fruits and spices.

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Innovation underpins succes for The Glenlivet

The Glenlivet Founder's Reserve with CartonThe single malt that started it all announces core range extension with The Glenlivet Founder’s Reserve

The Glenlivet unveiled its latest innovation last night [Wednesday 29th October], Founder’s Reserve; a new, permanent benchmark expression in the brand’s core range. It has been created as the ultimate tribute to founder George Smith’s original vision to craft the definitive, smooth single malt whisky.

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Meet Ger Buckley, Master Cooper

Ger Buckley B&WRecently I had the privilege to ask Ger Buckley, Master Cooper of Midleton Distillery some “serious” questions. I’ve met him during my stay at The Whiskey Academy in Ireland.

When you’re ever in the opportunity to shake this man’s hand with the opportunity to have a little chat, do it! Do not hesitate, just go for it. An amazing man, with amazing stories and an amazing strength.

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Kingsbarn Distillery welcomes Copper Pot Stills

FREE_TO_USEKINGSBARNS7The Kingsbarns Distillery and Visitor Centre, located in the East Neuk of Fife celebrated another momentous milestone as the copper pot whisky stills arrived at 09:00 on Thursday 2 October.

 

Both copper pot stills travelled from Rothes, Speyside and have been hand-made by Forsyths of Rothes.

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