#LocalView ~ Bowmore Distillery

BOWMORE DISTILLERY 2015 What makes Bowmore Distillery stand out from the crowd….. Well, now…. 1) In 1779 Bowmore became one of the first licensed distilleries. Many other places would also be distilling at this time, and Bowmore was distilling before this...

Tour Of Buckie Maltings

Boortmalt, Buckiedon’t do tours… but if they did…….. Their motto is reminiscent of Henry Ford’s ~ you can have any variety of barley you wish, as long as it’s Concerto… They malt 58,000 tonnes of barley a year, in 580 tonne...

#BSWA ~ Ardnamurchan ( Adelphi)

Ilove Ardnamurchan. Walking up from the pier at Kilchoan a man offered me a lift. A perfect stranger, named John Chapple, took me to the most Western point of mainland Scotland, to see the‘Egyptian Light’, theArdnmurchan Lighthouse. The picture on the left...

#BSWA ~ Tobermory, Mull

Isle of Mull is large, it could nearly be two or three different islands. From Fionnphort, South West Mull, one makes the short ferry crossing to spiritual Iona. The people are lovely. Alison Brown, Manager of Tobermory Distillery Visitor Centre, took me for a night...

#BSWA ~ Oban

#BIGSCOTLANDWHISKYADVENTURE ~OBAN OBAN: gateway to the Isles, international harbour, wild time fishing village, and, home of Oban single malt whisky distillery. As the waterways of the world ferried people,MUSIC from OBAN,and ideas from the West coast of Scotland to...

Bruichladdich Distillery ~ Whisky Academy Pt I

Learning to make whisky ~ what could be better? Whisky for Girls wereluckyenough to be sponsored by Mr Jim McEwan for a week of Whisky Academy at Bruichladdich Distillery, with the Progressive Hebridean Distillers themselves.   Things got off to an auspicious start...