Moving

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We have been here for the past 14 years. We decidec to move almost 7 years ago, so it has taken that length of time to saell this beautiful property. The problem is what do we do now ? Downsisizing has become a joke in this household. I don’t want any of my stuff to […]

The State of the Whisky Nation

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I feel somewhat bemused at the number of new distillery projects, either underway or in the planning stages which are taking place right now across the length and breadth of Scotland and, to an extent Ireland as well. Whisky can be made in almost any country you can think of, so is not the preserve […]

Looking Ahead Part 2 – To The Future

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re: looking to the future Looking to the future is the only way forward. There is of course no harm at all in looking backwards in order to gain insight (s) for going forwards, but when driving any kind of vehicle if one looks behind, then one is pretty well guaranteed to hit something in […]

Looking Ahead

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looking to the future 2017 is a watershed year for me, because I have taken the Very conscious decision to work on into infinity. I have given much considered thought before arriving at the conclusion that I might, (only just might!), be in a position to continue my business activities — possibly even expand them […]

Interesting from Germany !

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For Michael Reckhard has Scottish single malt whisky from culture shock to intense passion developed. Under the label Spirit of Caledonia sells he own fillings and is also as importer of Golden CaskMoon Harbour Pier 1 and whiskies. A portrait of the man from eschborn is there on the wcfs-Blog: http://whiskyclub-fs.de/2017/01/28/vom-kulturschock-zum-eigenen-whiskylabel-michael-reckhard-mr-whisky-spirit-of-caledonia-im-portrait/

2017 is here

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Hello everyone …. who is anyone ….. “difficult to establish these days. However, we are all still here so let’s just get on with life. I am here in Scotland ….. I’ll say no more about that

Gin V Whisky ??

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We have been here before !! Mothers’ Ruin as opposed to The Death of Father! The difference with a generation when faced with anything that they have never encountered before, is that they think this sort of phenomenom has never happened before. Gin is Ok, Wine is fine, but Whisky will make you Frisky !! […]

AWARD WINNING PART 2

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I read last week that most of the supermarket (approx. 1,300) wines are now Award winning !! Is there an award nowadays for getting up in the morning ? This whole issue in the drinks business in it’s totality requires to be examined !! Otherwise everything will be reduced to the lowest common denominator ere […]