Whisky Tourism - The Impact On A Scottish Island

Matt Chambers | Posted 14.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Matt Chambers

Whisky and tourism are two of Scotland's biggest exports and at Feis Ile the two combine to provide one of the single malt highlights of the year. The festival reinforces Islay's position at the top of the whisky-making tree and brings visitors and their revenue from all over the world.

How Did You Get In To Whisky?

Matt Chambers | Posted 19.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Matt Chambers

What turned you on to whisky? Was there one experience or a particular whisky you tried that got you hooked? What made the biggest first impression on you? How did you get in to whisky? These are questions that I get asked on a regular basis.

Why Is Old Whisky So Expensive?

Matt Chambers | Posted 04.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Matt Chambers

The whisky in question was the fifth and final installment of the now legendary Black Bowmore series with a recommended retail price of £16,000 per bottle. So, what are the reasons for this pricing and why do people get so annoyed by the cost of luxury items?

Which Whisky Would You Like? Let Me Guess ...

Matt Chambers | Posted 13.09.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Matt Chambers

Dr. Moore wrote a series of trial questions and presented them to over 300 whisky consumers in different locations around the world. From the answers given he developed an algorithm that he says determines the consumer's character and therefore their preferred whisky.

Scotch Lovers Will Find This Independence News Hard To Swallow

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 09.09.2014 | UK Politics

Scottish independence risks hampering exports of Scotch whisky by making it "difficult to price" due to the resulting instability and uncertainty over...

Diamond Drinks - A Patriotic Jubilee Weekend Booze Menu

Jane Peyton | Posted 01.08.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Jane Peyton

We don't need an excuse for a drink in Britain but if we did, Jubilee Weekend would be it. Party fever is building. Have you decided yet what or where you will be drinking? If not, may I offer my suggestions for patriotic libations to celebrate this historic time?

Girls Like Whisky, Too

Courtney Smith | Posted 03.04.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Courtney Smith

Whisky has been known as predominantly a boys business since, well, the first mention of Scotch whisky dating back to around 1495. But, having been involved in the whisky industry for a number of years, I have to say that yes, the majority of whisky enthusiasts and connoisseurs are indeed of the male variety. Ladies - I really want you to explore this world.