Portrait Of A Whisky Lover

What makes someone who has never been to Islay, far less to Bruichladdich, get themselves a Bruichladdich tattoo? Derek Mather of Artisan Restaurant in Wishaw is the very man to ask. DEREK MATHER ~ whisky lover from Old Kilpatrick, living in Carstairs ~ but, not in...

Mr. Eddie Macaffer ~ Manager Bowmore Distillery

Portrait of Mr. Eddie MacAffer, Manager Bowmore Distillery. Mr Edward MacAffer has been making whisky with Bowmore Distillery since before men landed on the moon. In 2012, Whisky for Girls went to talk with him about his life, and his work there. Eddie was born in...

Whisky for Girls Presents ~ Girls for Whisky

Women in Whisky are standing on the shoulders of giants ~ Emily Pankhurst, Millicent Fawcett, Bessie Williamson, Sheila Burtles,to name but a few. We owe a great debt to these forward thinking independent women. Emily Pankhurst and Millicent Fawcett for fighting for...

Rachel Barrie ~ Master Blender Morrison Bowmore

Rachel Barrie is intelligent, elegant, precise, astute, and master blender with Morrison Bowmore Distillers. One evening during the Islay & Jura Whisky Festival, I met with Rachel to talk about her job and her life. How did it all begin? I asked Rachel told me she...

Whisky For Girls Song

Whisky for Girls have had a song written specially for us. The very talented singer songwriter Pauline Bradley https://www.facebook.com/Pozzyb   has written a song for us called Whisky for the Girls It is sung to the tune of Whiskey in the Jar ~ and it is great! It...

James Mactaggart ~ Manager Isle Of Arran Distillery

A PORTRAIT OF JAMES MACTAGGART MANAGER AT ISLE OF ARRAN DISTILLERY. James MacTaggart is Manager and production director at Arran Distillery, Lochranza, Isle of Arran. One fine April day I travelled there to talk with James, and sample a couple of their delicious honey...