whisky

Whisky Shop owner Mike Lord is clearly passionate about whisky, so when did that start? 'When I first drank it. My parents
Outside the distillery it's an idyllic rural scene. Birds are tweeting and flying around the dark stone buildings of the distillery, which was founded in 1824 by a whisky smuggler, John Cumming. In the green fields around, cows are contentedly munching.
The publication of a book last Autumn created a serious stir amongst the whisky community. In fact, it created a stir in the wider world with issues raised and tackled by the UK and global media.
Buried deep inside the walls of The Savoy Hotel's American Bar lies a 90 year-old cocktail shaker filled with Plymouth Gin, Cointreau and lemon juice: The White Lady cocktail. It was lovingly laid down in 1927 by Harry Craddock - then head bartender - during an Art Deco refurb at the height of the Jazz Age. But despite many attempts to locate the ancient silver vessel, it has never been found.
The whole "what do I buy for my boyfriend, dad, brother" for Christmas question has been a conundrum which rears its head
It became a military stronghold when the chiefs of Clan Donald chose Finlaggan as their seat of power, and there are several
Presented By Laphroaig
Sup: Take your pick from eight working whisky distilleries on Islay but learn to pronounce their names before you arrive
Put down the beer folks, there’s a new go-to beverage in town – and it’s one you need to get acquainted with. We’re talking
Presented By Laphroaig
In a concrete hut in the shadow of the Neolithic standing stones of the Ring of Brodgar on Orkney is a stuffed fish. No ordinary fish, though, as it was the record trout then caught in British waters and weighed 29lb 8 oz. The average trout caught in Stenness Loch, from where it was pulled out, is 1 lb. My gillie for the morning, Stewart Wood, is sceptical, though.
It is by some miracle that I am once again in the land that I love so much, Scotland, on this occasion, Islay. I am here to drive a selection of Land Rovers from the Series 1 of 1948 through to today's modern Defender. Why Islay though? Surely a spot nearer to home would suffice?