May 2016

Islay takeover: visiting The Laphroaig Distillery


After some last-minute changes in our travel plans (Let’s put it like that and not mention we actually did miss our flight because my finally-not-so-perfect-everyday boyfriend forgot his passport – needless to say there’s only one flight a week to Glasgow from our tiny French airport and we had to fly to London, rent a car there and drive all the way to Scotland – …

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A second distillery for the Isle of Arran Distillers!


The award-winning Isle of Arran Distillers has submitted the final application for a proposed second site on the island as part of their ongoing expansion. Now in its 21st year, the Isle of Arran Distillers has dedicated significant investment to increasing capacity and capability to meet rising demand for its award-winning Single malts. The visitor centre at the Lochranza distillery also welcomed record numbers in …

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A chat with Lone Wolf Distillery (BrewDog) Master Distiller


Brewdog has recently unveiled its project of entering the spirits industry with the Lone Wolf Distillery – and as I was keen to know more about their plans, I started browsing the web for some information… Obviously landing on the official website to this statement: “We want to stretch the boundaries of what a distillery can do – and what a distillery should do. 

Starting …

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My May Whisky Wishlist


Just back from two incredible weeks in Scotland and it’s already May 2! One day late to release my monthly wishlist then 😉 [actually writing this post live from Paris CDG airport waiting for my connection flight to Toulouse and finally be able to R.E.S.T – meaning binge watching some teenager TV Shows under my tartan blanket – still need a wee touch of Scotland!). …

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Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival: Street Style in Dufftown


Dufftown, the Speyside Malt Capital (In case you never heard it “Rome has been built on seven hills, Dufftown on seven stills”), has become a hotspot for spirited wanderers attending The 2016 edition of the famous Spirit of Speyside Festival those past few days, therefore attracting all sorts of people… I was walking down Balvenie Street earlier today (and that says a lot…), heading to …

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