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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, even more so when whisky is involved. In the following article,…

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February 7, 2023

How does maturation impact whisky flavour?

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

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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

Whisky Route #4: The Lowlands

Whisky Route 4: The Lowlands, a Reviving Whisky Region If there is a region that has seen its whisky landscape transformed in the last two decades, it surely is the Lowlands. Historically a hotspot of whisky merchants, the area produced a spirit which was considered poor in quality, a reputation caused by distillers who would…

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June 27, 2022

Father’s Day Gift Guide 2022

Hey everyone! Father’s Day is almost upon us (on June 19 this year, do not forget!) and we know you will all be looking for some original ways to celebrate the fathers in your life. So, we thought of a few great gift ideas for the whisky-loving dads around the world. A great whisky bottle…

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June 8, 2022

Whisky Experience at Home with Once Upon a Whisky

An insider’s guide to our whisky experience at home with an exclusive tasting set Welcome on board! At Once Upon A Whisky, we are passionate about sharing the stories behind the water of life, especially those that fascinated us the most. This is why we have just launched our brand new, exclusive tasting pack. Come…

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April 25, 2022

Whisky Route #3: The Highlands 

Whisky Route 3: Whisky hopping across the Highlands When someone mentions Scotland in a conversation, the image that will most likely materialise in the minds of the surrounding talkers is that of vast wild, almost prehistoric landscapes, covered in heather and rocks: that postcard image which is the Highlands. As far as whisky is concerned,…

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March 24, 2022

Top 5 Whisky Books to celebrate World Book Day 2022

Our Top 5 Whisky Books to celebrate World Book Day 2022 It is a core belief for us that one of the best things about whisky (well, taste and aroma aside) is learning about it – how it’s made and the stories behind it. With World Book Day happening a few days ago, we had…

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March 19, 2022

Irish Whiskey | Celebrating St Patrick’s Day

A look at the wonders of Irish whiskey to celebrate St Patrick’s Day We are quickly approaching that time of the year which gives thousands of people around the world the chance and excuse to dress up with their best green outfits and celebrate Irish culture: Saint Patrick’s Day is not far!  Falling on March…

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February 28, 2022

Whisky Posters: The Movie Collection

Whisky Posters: The Movie Collection In Once Upon a Whisky, we truly believe that whisky appreciation goes beyond the liquid itself. Part of our goal as whisky enthusiasts and educators is to share our passion for whisky from different perspectives. Please, allow me to introduce you to our most recent development. A set of 5…

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May 3, 2021

How to Become a Scotch Whisky Expert?

First, let me clarify that this article encourages you to continue expanding your knowledge in the world of whisky regardless of your level of appreciation. It is also important to say that becoming an expert in any field requires time, dedication, and passion. In the following article, I don’t pretend to say that after taking…

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April 12, 2021