The Whisky Circus Meets Andy Watts

Within the Whisky Circus we pride ourselves on bringing the best guests to a town near you.. In these days of uncertainty and just like the days of old, the circus is coming to town.. Andy Watts is the Whisky creator for Distell, one of the leading spirits companies in the world.. Today we at…

JJ Corry founder Louise McGuane Comes to the Circus

Irish whiskey is on the rampage and who better to talk about the Irish upsurge than the first Irish Bonder in living memory. JJ Corry founder Louise McGuane agreed to come and chat with us and along with the Brand ambassador Niamh we were treated to yet another insightful session with banter, informative information and…

The Whisky Circus Goes To France..

An In – Depth Chat with David Roussier from the Warenghem Distillery.. Today on the whisky circus we were privileged to chat to David Roussier from French whisky distillery Warenghem.. Located within the Lannion region of Brittany.. Here we learn all about the French way of doing whisky and get side tracked a little.. So…

A Chat with David Fitt – The English Whisky Company

I recently had the opportunity to join the ranks of the English Whisky Company as a whisky Ambassador and one of my first jobs was to run a live tasting for the recently released small batch Rum cask. Today I had the chance to chat live to David Fitt who created the Small Batch and…

The Whisky Circus Rides Again

The Whisky Circus – Iain Allan The whisky circus was back in town and although the clowns behaved themselves today, we still had lots of fun.. Iain Allan from Glen Moray was our special guest this week. Iain gave us a great insight into what goes on within the distillery, so pour a coffee, a…

The Whisky Circus

The Whisky Circus Is In Town The whisky Circus is in Town.. Just about everyone will be wondering what the hell am I talking about.. An idea turned into reality.. There’s a saying ” What happens in the whisky circus should never be discussed outside the whisky circus ” not because its top secret or…

Day in the life Interview – Keith Bonnington From Whisky Illuminati

Day in the life feature – Keith Bonnington  I recently had the pleasure of being involved with the new launch of a interesting concept from independent Bottler Whisky Illuminati, on the night a Keith talked us through the idea and 5 single casks due for release within this concept.. The idea sparked an interest and…

An interview with Andy Watts

A Day In The Life – An interview with Andy Watts. I first met Andy at a festival and was blown away by his passion and down to earth mentality. Andy was more than happy to spend several minutes chatting to me about his products even though he was trying to get ready for a…

A day in the life – An Interview with Stewart Walker.

An interview with Stewart Walker. I recently had the pleasure of meeting Stewart Walker (Distillery manager at Fettercairn) when I visited a few weeks ago ( 17th May 2019 ) When you arrive at the distillery, like so many others you are greeted with white walls and stunning scenery, you then walk past one of…

A day in the life – Cooper king Distillery

A day in the life… Cooper king Distillery.. Every now and again you meet some people who really impress you, they might be just someone you pass on the street or someone you actually know.. Abbie and Chris are two people who really deserve every success they wish for, but then doesn’t everyone ! Well…

A day in the life.. An interview with Tom from The Single Cask

With more and more independent bottlers appearing and more single cask bottlings available it’s hard to know in which direction to turn ! Just recently I have been introduced to a new kid on the block as they say and I  have been  rather impressed with what I have tasted and seen from these guys,…

A day in the life.. An interview with the Scotch Test Dummies..

I’m not sure my guests today actually need any introductions but for those of you who live on Pluto these two guys are probably considered as God’s in the whisky Vlogging world !! Now although this series is aimed at those working within the industry I offer no apologies in including “ The Scotch Test…

A Day in the life.. An interview with Hugo Caprichoso – Claxtons

I would like to introduce you all to Hugo who is the new Brand Development manager for one of my favourite independent bottlers and not to mention the closest to my headquarters.. As anyone who reads my blog will already know I have been privileged to review many of the releases from Claxtons so I…

A day in the life.. Jeannine Guides us through her journey..

I have the great pleasure of introducing Jeannine, one of the tour guides for Glendronach, BenRiach and Glenglassaugh.. Tour guides are the smiling face we all know and is the first contact every visitor to a distillery has and possibly one of the most important positions there is as they can make your tour fantastic…

A day in the life interview with Bruichladdich’s Christy McFarlane.

The “ A day in the life” series continues with a behind the scenes feature, although anyone who has watched any of the live tastings from Bruichladdich or had the pleasure of meeting some of the team at festivals may already know Christy. Christy is generally one of the hard working people behind the scenes…

A day in the life.. Mariella Romano

A day in the life Mariella Romano Could you please introduce yourself and tell us a little about your background. Hello, my name is Mariella. I’m currently working as International Brand Ambassador for Elixir Distillers looking after the Port Askaig, Elements of Islay and Single Malts of Scotland whisky ranges. Why did you decide on…

A day in the life.. Justine Hazlehurst.

  A DAY IN THE LIFE .. A day in the life.. Justine Hazlehurst. When I first started this series my intention was to explore every aspect of the whisky industry from the everyday faces like tour guides to the master blenders, shop keepers to independent bottlers and any one in between.. The first series…

A day in the life.. An interview with Graham Eunson.

Over the last few years since starting this blog  I have been introduced to some great whisky and of course some fantastic, friendly and ever so helpful people and none more so than those involved at Tomatin, so it is with great pleasure that I can bring you this interview with one of the members…

Malcolm Munro.. Speyside Cooperage Manager.

Speyside Cooperage The Speyside Cooperage is possibly the best know of all the Scottish cooperages  still in operation, the cooperage supplies many of the distilleries in Scotland with the casks they use and as we know without casks we have no whisky ! So it is with great pleasure that I can bring you an…