One of Scotland’s, and the UK’s for that matter, success stories in the world of exports is whisky and the industry is calling for duty on it to be frozen.
Fancy a ‘Cold’ Toddy?
As the winter sets in it is understandable that whisky lovers will be taking every opportunity to warm themselves with a nice ‘hot toddy
Salmond Goes Fishing
Change could be on the horizon for Scotland with the issue of independence being a main talking point. Either way First Minister Alex Salmond is not resting on his laurels and a trip to China could help boost trade between the countries.
Toe-ing the Line
There is nothing wrong with towns having a bit of tradition and history. However, some traditions leave a lot to be desired like that in Dawson City, Yukon, Canada. Here there is a drink that has become legend called the Sourtoe Cocktail, a shot of whisky served with a mummified human toe in it.
For whisky drinkers the biggest pleasure we get is from savouring a nice glass in a timely manner. We like taking our time to enjoy the complicated tastes on offer. Many people see it as quite a responsible way of drinking. More and more we’re seeing a better awareness about thinking smartly when it comes […]
Plans to build a new whisky distillery on the Outer Hebrides are now going ahead sparking excitement in the whisky community over when they will get to sample some of the fine produce coming from this new whisky region.
In recent years Scotland has had more than its fair share of troubles when it comes to effects experienced by the decisions of big overseas companies.
While prices of whisky can vary from the very expensive to the extremely great value for money budget bottles, there has been one story that will make you look twice.
Despite Alex Salmond visiting China in an attempt to boost trade between the two countries, industry giants Diageo have set out a dramatic cost cutting strategy to combat falling whisky sales.