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10 things to do in Glasgow [off-the-beaten-path]

10 things to do in Glasgow [off-the-beaten-path] The dark ages are long gone, and we can finally celebrate life again. If you’re planning a visit to Glasgow and are looking forward to enjoying a drink or two – sipping on a Prosecco under the sun or an Old Fashioned under the rain – then you…

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November 16, 2023

5 World Whisky Categories you need to try (2023)

Here are 5 world whisky categories from different countries that you should try in 2023 Whisky is made out of three simple ingredients: water, yeast and cereals, which are then mashed, fermented, distilled and matured. However, history and developments across the industry have produced marked differences in styles across the main producing countries, where techniques…

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November 9, 2023

Whisky300 | How to identify whisky flavours and aromas?

Welcome, whisky enthusiasts and those curious about the world of whisky! First, I would like to answer the question that brought you to this blog article. Here’s a step-by-step guide on how to identify whisky flavours and aromas: Choose a Suitable Glass: Select a tulip-shaped or Glencairn glass that allows the aromas to concentrate at…

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July 14, 2023

What are the Scotch Whisky Regions? Unveiling the key differences

Scotland is well known for its scenic landscapes, castles, and lochs, but its unique whisky stands out internationally. The rich flavour, the reputation for quality and the traditional methods of scotch whisky production contribute to its popularity and distinctive taste. Scotland is split into five whisky regions which are differentiated by the unique taste of…

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June 22, 2023

Whisky and Chocolate Pairing Guide

One of the best things about tasting whisky is indulging in the different layers and flavours that marvellously develop in our drams. It’s a mindful yet voluptuous exercise of the senses, ultimately becoming a delightful treat. Why not double the fun and enjoyment by pairing your whiskies with the other quintessential treat – chocolate? There…

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April 6, 2023

Nc’nean Single Malt – What is Organic Whisky?

Consumption trends in the drinks industry are changing. Demand for sustainable and organic products is growing worldwide, and many examples within the beer and wine industries can be easily found in shops and supermarkets. The whisky industry seems to be more aware of this than ever before, and some exciting players are now stepping into…

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March 27, 2023

Scotch Whisky Tax Hike Delivers Historic Blow: What You Need to Know

Imagine you are a whisky enthusiast who enjoys a glass of Scotch every now and then. You appreciate the history, the diverse flavours and the craftsmanship behind every bottle. Now imagine that the government will increase your favourite drink’s tax by 10.1%, making it more expensive and less accessible for you and millions of other…

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March 21, 2023

Inverness celebrates the arrival of its first whisky distillery in more than a hundred years

Inverness distillery opens, reviving lost whisky heritage. After 130 years, Inverness is home to a distillery again, causing quite a stir. The Uile-bheist distillery and brewery is now open to the public on the banks of the River Ness, and it’s already making waves with its low carbon Sustainability centre. With 100 tour visits expected…

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March 5, 2023

Where was Whisky Galore filmed?

Where was Whisky Galore filmed? As whisky enthusiasts, we are big fans of everything around the legendary drink. If you have attended any of our whisky tours or distillery tours, you would remember that music and films are subjects we are also passionate about and even more when whisky is involved. In the following article,…

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February 7, 2023

How does maturation impact whisky flavour?

How does maturation impact whisky flavour? “The older, the better” – How many times have we come across this belief when talking about whisky in a shop, at a tasting or home? In maturation, which is the process of leaving a spirit in a cask for a certain period (minimum three years for Scotch whisky)…

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August 5, 2022

Whisky Route #6: Islay and Jura – Spiritual Whisky Capitals

Whisky Route 6: Islay and Jura – Spiritual Whisky Capitals As the seafarers, we have become after our north-to-south trip across the West Coast and its stunning islands, the time has arrived to set off for the last – but not the least – leg of our whisky journey. Brace yourself to meet the wilderness…

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July 14, 2022

Whisky Route #5: A Hebridean Whisky Trail

Whisky Route 5: A Hebridean Whisky Trail After dipping our taste buds into the flavours of mainland Scotland, it is now time to sail off and make our way through one of the most precious treasures of this country: the western isles. Scotland’s majestic and windswept west coast is fragmented in hundreds of scattered islands…

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July 6, 2022