Rosemary's Blog

Show stoppers!

I’ve never been much of a one for exhibitions and so my visit to The Whisky Exchange Show at Vinnopolis on the South Bank in London, a warehouse on the edge of Borough Market, engendered a surprising amount of excitement in me.

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The UK in whisky - time for a change?

If I walked down to the beach right now I’d be able to see the Isle of Wight - I am writing this from about as far away from Highland Park and Scapa in Orkney, my spiritual whisky home, as it is possible to be within the UK (as it stands today). On a round trip from Chichester I can explore the current state of UK whisky, so I’m holding my own whisky-led referendum on whether Scotland should stand alone in a whisky-centric UK?

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