I have always been fascinated by the amazing range of bottle sizes (and shapes and styles) that whisky and other spirits get sold in. From miniatures to magnums, and countless other sizes, drink can be bought in every conceivable liquid measure.
Of all the cereals needed to make whisky, whether in Scotland or elsewhere, barley tops the list. The reason lies in one word: diastase, an enzyme plentiful in barley which spurs the crucial switch of starch to sugars, not just in barley but in other cereals as well.
Prime Minister hopeful Jeremy Hunt will call for a review of spirit duty while on a visit to Perth today.
Cookery writer Ghillie Basan’s latest book incorporates two of her passions: whisky and spice and reflects her bi-cultural background, discovers Caroline Lindsay
Increasing demand for beer and whisky has driven sales for Bairds Malt, which has a major malting facility in Arbroath.
Recent archaeological discoveries in the Middle East have revealed that homo sapiens started tippling several thousand years earlier than originally thought.
Scotch Whisky tourism saw record numbers of visitors in 2018, with over 2 million visits to Scottish distilleries for the first time.
A record number of people visited Scotch whisky distilleries in the last year, according to new figures.
Three brothers who plan to row 3,000 miles across the Atlantic have launched their boat in Loch Lomond.
At a time of whisky boom and new distilleries opening almost monthly, it may seem strange to harp on about vanished distilleries. However, more than 100 Scots distilleries, plus countless bonded warehouses and other whisky-linked buildings, have disappeared in the past century or so.