Category Archives: About the Distillery

Distillery of the Month – Tobermory

A hit song, a children’s TV show and fantastic whisky – these may be the things that made the Isle of Mull famous around the world, but to Scots and anyone else that has visited, there is so much more to it than that. White sand beaches, turquoise waters, breath-taking treks and rows of different […]

Distillery of the Month – Macallan

Distillery of the Month - Macallan

Our Distillery of the Month for August is one of Scotland’s most famous and most successful. They are responsible for creating some of the finest malts to have ever been produced, they played a huge role in the development of the single malt market and are hugely popular around the world today for those very […]

Distillery of the Month – Bunnahabhain

Our Distillery of the Month for July is Islay’s most northern – Bunnahabhain. The distillery was built on the quiet northeast coast of Scotland’s most famous whisky producing island, next to the River Margadale, from which it draw its water and its name – Bunnahabhain translates from Gaelic to mean “Mouth of the River”. The […]

Distillery of the Month – Bowmore

Distillery of the Month - Bowmore

Our Distillery of the Month for June is one of Scotland’s oldest, and the oldest of all Islay distilleries – Bowmore. It was officially founded in the town of Bowmore, Islay’s capital, in 1779 by a merchant called David Simpson. Simpson actually purchased the land on which the distillery was built in 1766, and many […]

Distillery of the Month – Bruichladdich


Our Distillery of the Month for April is one that sits on Islay’s west coast, has a topsy-turvy history and has proven itself to be one of the top innovators in recent whisky history – Bruichladdich. Early Days The Bruichladdich distillery was built in 1881 on Loch Indaal in the furthest west part of Islay […]

Distillery of the Month – Glenlivet


Once again it is time to look at our Distillery of the Month. For March, we’ve selected one of our favourite Speyside distilleries, one that is steeped in history (having been around since the early 19th Century) and produces some of the finest single malt whisky anywhere in the world – Glenlivet. Early Days The […]

Macallan: A Global & Local Distillery

There are many distilleries throughout Scotland, found on islands, next to lochs, on mountains, and tucked away in dense forests. Yet, of the many operational distilleries, only a select few are known across the globe. Mention the name of these distilleries in almost any bar in a whisky-drinking country and odds are someone will speak […]

Springbank: An Enduring Campbeltown Distillery

There are several qualities that make Springbank distillery unique, and its whiskies so loved in the whisky world today. Springbank distillery may be known to most as the maker of some magnificently peaty and intense whiskies, but what really makes this much loved distillery stand out for us is the people who work there: their […]

About the Distillery: Glenlivet

Glenlivet is a distinguished, award-winning whisky distillery in Scotland’s Speyside region backed by nearly 200 years of history. Walk through this blog post to see how Glenlivet stands as the original single malt whisky creator and discover more about this famed distillery. Glenlivet’s Tale – Setting the Standard for Single Malt Whisky It all began […]

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