Scotch Whisky

Scotch Whisky: Blagging It.

Drinking Scotch whisky as an amateur among professionals, what a ball that is. People chink glasses, confidently swig the stuff and grunt about it with clarity reminiscent of Freemason membership. Here’s a si...
Penderyn Madeira

Penderyn Madeira whisky review

Penderyn Distillery is the only distillery in Wales, and they certainly do their country proud. Penderyn is based in the foothills of the Breacon Beacons and a visit lets you soak up the wonderful Welsh surrou...

History of Cognac

Cognac has a long and varied history, involving kings, merchants, trade laws and a need for innovation. If we go all the way back, the history of Cognac probably finds itself in Roman times, when the first vin...