The Wee Dram that the Queen Enjoyed

Royal Lochnagar - Courtesy VisitBritain

Royal Lochnagar – The Single Malt Whisky With the Royal Seal of Approval: Royal Lochnagar is a distillery situated on the south side of the River Dee about a half a mile from Balmoral Castle. There are indeed many whisky distilleries in Scotland, but few malt whiskies can claim the “Royal” prefix to its name. […]

The Only Malt Whisky Trail in the World – Speyside

Speyside - Scottish Highlands

Spey Valley’s Whisky Country: If there’s one thing that Scotland has a lot of, it’s whisky distilleries and this country also has the only Malt Whisky Trail in the world. To make good whisky requires pure spring water, good supplies of golden barley and peat and good whisky distilleries are usually found in pristine environments […]

Enjoy life’s small victories, says Edradour

Edradour Distillery, Southern Highlands

Scotland’s smallest distillery: No visit to Scotland is complete without a visit to a whisky distillery and this morning we visit Edradour, Scotland’s smallest distillery.  At Edradour, the local water, the finest malt and age-old skills combine to produce a ‘wee dram’. Edradour is nestled in a pocket glen in the hills above Pitlochry in […]