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    ​Campbeltown Malts Festival 2018 with Glen Scotia

    By Neil Jamieson 7 months ago

    Known in Victorian times as ‘the whisky capital of the world’ (read more by Brian Wilson in last summer’s Whiskeria), Campbeltown these days is less a distilling metropolis and more a sleepy seaside settlement, better befitting its remote location on the Kintyre peninsula.

    Nevertheless, for three days each summer, it reawakens to welcome whisky’s most illustrious characters and avid pilgrims for the three-day Campbeltown Malts Festival, held in the week preceding Islay’s famous Fèis Ìle. This year, we were lucky enough to be counted among them as guests of Glen Scotia, on the generous invitation of Sales Director, Andy Calder.

    As Charlie MacLean so expertly phrases it in his review of their summer 2018 releases, “Until recently, Glen Scotia was a sleeping beauty. The kiss that woke her up in 2014 came from the current owner in the form of substantial investment.” This week, we learned just what a beauty the revived distillery is…

    Top Ten Father's Day Gifts

    By Joseph Pettigrew 2 years ago

    We take a look at some of the gifts guaranteed to delight dad this Father's Day!

    Every year we take some time out of our lives to show our dads how much they mean to us on Father's Day. But every year, in homes up and down the country, poor dads smile unconvincingly as they unwrap another "World's Best Dad" mug, a war DVD and (the worst offender!) a pair of novelty socks. We want to put an end to bad dad gifts, so this year – as well as aiming to get #BadDadGifts trending – we're helping you make your dad smile ear to ear with genuine delight with our Top Ten whisky gifts!