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  • Gemma Paterson, Balvenie Gemma Paterson, Balvenie Gemma Paterson, Balvenie Five minutes with... 21 May 2019

    Gemma Paterson, Balvenie

    Balvenie’s global ambassador on the art of storytelling and talking distillation in Russian.

  • Fred Laing, Douglas Laing & Co. Fred Laing, Douglas Laing & Co. Fred Laing, Douglas Laing & Co. Interviews 16 May 2019

    Fred Laing, Douglas Laing & Co.

    The chairman of Douglas Laing & Co. on blended malts, family ties and Clutha distillery.

  • Frank Murphy, The Pot Still Frank Murphy, The Pot Still Frank Murphy, The Pot Still Five minutes with... 15 May 2019

    Frank Murphy, The Pot Still

    The Glasgow publican talks converting newbies, Irish wood types and his beef with bottle flippers.

  • Wallace and Jack Milroy, Milroy’s of Soho Wallace and Jack Milroy, Milroy’s of Soho Wallace and Jack Milroy, Milroy’s of Soho Whisky heroes 09 May 2019

    Wallace and Jack Milroy, Milroy’s of Soho

    The single malt pioneers supplied politicians and celebrities from their famed London store.

  • Cory Mason, The Oxford Artisan Distillery Cory Mason, The Oxford Artisan Distillery Cory Mason, The Oxford Artisan Distillery Five minutes with... 06 May 2019

    Cory Mason, The Oxford Artisan Distillery

    From bartending in New York to making whisky in England, the distiller talks rye and craft.

  • Leonard Russell, Ian Macleod Distillers Leonard Russell, Ian Macleod Distillers Leonard Russell, Ian Macleod Distillers Interviews 23 April 2019

    Leonard Russell, Ian Macleod Distillers

    IMD’s managing director on rebuilding Rosebank and taking calculated risks.

  • Mia Johansson, Swift Mia Johansson, Swift Mia Johansson, Swift Five minutes with... 18 April 2019

    Mia Johansson, Swift

    Swift whisky bar’s managing partner on making the ‘Scotch fairy tale’ accessible to all.

  • Bob Harris, Lost in Translation Bob Harris, Lost in Translation Bob Harris, Lost in Translation Famous whisky drinkers 15 April 2019

    Bob Harris, Lost in Translation

    Bill Murray’s jet-lagged and jaded movie star remains his most celebrated film role.

  • Diane Farrell, Talisker Diane Farrell, Talisker Diane Farrell, Talisker Five minutes with... 03 April 2019

    Diane Farrell, Talisker

    The distillery’s site manager on boat bars, maturation and the value of a good pair of hiking boots.

  • John Fordyce, Borders John Fordyce, Borders John Fordyce, Borders Five minutes with... 26 March 2019

    John Fordyce, Borders

    The distillery co-founder discusses his career – and why he doesn’t like the term ‘Lowland’.

  • Sam Bronfman, Seagram Sam Bronfman, Seagram Sam Bronfman, Seagram Whisky heroes 21 March 2019

    Sam Bronfman, Seagram

    The story of the flawed business genius who transformed the way the world sells liquor.

  • Robert Palmer Robert Palmer Robert Palmer Famous whisky drinkers 07 March 2019

    Robert Palmer

    The soulful singer was famous for his love of single malt, sharp suits and cigarettes.

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  • Billy Leighton, Irish Distillers Billy Leighton, Irish Distillers Billy Leighton, Irish Distillers Interviews 06 March 2019

    Billy Leighton, Irish Distillers

    The master blender welcomes Ireland’s whiskey renaissance, but with an eye to the past.

  • Annabel Thomas, Ncn’ean Annabel Thomas, Ncn’ean Annabel Thomas, Ncn’ean Five minutes with... 05 March 2019

    Annabel Thomas, Ncn’ean

    Ncn’ean founder Annabel Thomas talks sustainability setbacks and why yeast is on the rise.

  • Jo Robinson, VisitScotland Jo Robinson, VisitScotland Jo Robinson, VisitScotland Five minutes with... 20 February 2019

    Jo Robinson, VisitScotland

    VisitScotland’s regional director on Speyside’s growing appeal as a whisky tourism hotspot.

  • William Wemyss, Kingsbarns William Wemyss, Kingsbarns William Wemyss, Kingsbarns Five minutes with... 11 February 2019

    William Wemyss, Kingsbarns

    Kingsbarns’ managing director talks distillery beginnings and the family’s roots in Fife.

  • Ron Burgundy Ron Burgundy Ron Burgundy Famous whisky drinkers 06 February 2019

    Ron Burgundy

    Great Odin’s raven! To the original Anchorman, ‘Scotchy Scotch Scotch’ is kind of a big deal.

  • David Fitt, The English Whisky Company David Fitt, The English Whisky Company David Fitt, The English Whisky Company Five minutes with... 04 February 2019

    David Fitt, The English Whisky Company

    The chief distiller at St George’s in Norfolk talks age, maturity and ‘brewer’s whisky’.

  • Mary McGregor, Bruichladdich Mary McGregor, Bruichladdich Mary McGregor, Bruichladdich Five minutes with... 24 January 2019

    Mary McGregor, Bruichladdich

    The distillery shop manager talks private casks and her family’s ties to Bruichladdich.

  • Frank Sinatra Frank Sinatra Frank Sinatra Famous whisky drinkers 21 January 2019

    Frank Sinatra

    America’s most loved singer had a colourful off-stage life, with Jack Daniel’s to the fore.

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  • Helen Mulholland, Bushmills Helen Mulholland, Bushmills Helen Mulholland, Bushmills Five minutes with... 17 January 2019

    Helen Mulholland, Bushmills

    Bushmills’ master blender on innovation, the Irish whiskey boom and distillery expansion.

  • Pip Hills, Scotch Malt Whisky Society Pip Hills, Scotch Malt Whisky Society Pip Hills, Scotch Malt Whisky Society Whisky heroes 09 January 2019

    Pip Hills, Scotch Malt Whisky Society

    A defining whisky experience led Hills to create the Scotch Malt Whisky Society.

  • Aista Jukneviciute, Penderyn Aista Jukneviciute, Penderyn Aista Jukneviciute, Penderyn Five minutes with... 03 January 2019

    Aista Jukneviciute, Penderyn

    The Welsh whisky blender talks flavour experimentation and how whisky is becoming more like gin.

  • John McCarthy, Adnams John McCarthy, Adnams John McCarthy, Adnams Five minutes with... 20 December 2018

    John McCarthy, Adnams

    The engineer-turned-distiller talks yeast, ‘craft’ and the challenges of working with rye.

  • Captain Haddock Captain Haddock Captain Haddock Famous whisky drinkers 18 December 2018

    Captain Haddock

    Tintin’s most loyal companion loves a drop or two of Scotch – particularly Loch Lomond.

  • Dr James Crow Dr James Crow Dr James Crow Whisky heroes 11 December 2018

    Dr James Crow

    The Scottish chemist is believed to be the pioneer of Bourbon’s sour mash process.

  • Allison Parc, Brenne Allison Parc, Brenne Allison Parc, Brenne Five minutes with... 06 December 2018

    Allison Parc, Brenne

    The Brenne whisky founder on the growing popularity of French single malt, Cognac and rhum.

  • Sandy Hyslop, Chivas Brothers Sandy Hyslop, Chivas Brothers Sandy Hyslop, Chivas Brothers Interviews 03 December 2018

    Sandy Hyslop, Chivas Brothers

    The maker of Chivas Regal and Ballantine’s says blends – and malts – are often misunderstood.

  • Jared Himstedt, Balcones Jared Himstedt, Balcones Jared Himstedt, Balcones Five minutes with... 15 November 2018

    Jared Himstedt, Balcones

    Balcones’ head distiller on getting his start in craft beer and his quest for Texan peat.

  • John Jameson John Jameson John Jameson Whisky heroes 12 November 2018

    John Jameson

    The founder of the Irish whiskey dynasty was a Presbyterian born in Alloa, Scotland.

  • Jill Boyd, Compass Box Jill Boyd, Compass Box Jill Boyd, Compass Box Five minutes with... 08 November 2018

    Jill Boyd, Compass Box

    The whisky maker talks humble beginnings, whisky transparency and what’s next for Compass Box.

  • Geoff Kirk, Macallan Geoff Kirk, Macallan Geoff Kirk, Macallan Five minutes with... 01 November 2018

    Geoff Kirk, Macallan

    The single malt’s head of brand development talks distillery openings and exotic Asian food.

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  • Ervin Trykowski, The Singleton Ervin Trykowski, The Singleton Ervin Trykowski, The Singleton Five minutes with... 25 October 2018

    Ervin Trykowski, The Singleton

    The bartender-turned-brand ambassador talks cocktails, Game of Thrones and his hatred of PPM.

  • Tim Herlihy, Tullamore DEW Tim Herlihy, Tullamore DEW Tim Herlihy, Tullamore DEW Five minutes with... 18 October 2018

    Tim Herlihy, Tullamore DEW

    Tully’s US ambassador on single pot still’s rise, the Irish pub and egg farming.

  • Harold Currie, Isle of Arran Harold Currie, Isle of Arran Harold Currie, Isle of Arran Whisky heroes 17 October 2018

    Harold Currie, Isle of Arran

    'Hal' Currie brought distilling back to the Isle of Arran after more than 150 years.

  • Ciarán O’Donovan, Irish Distillers Ciarán O’Donovan, Irish Distillers Ciarán O’Donovan, Irish Distillers Five minutes with... 04 October 2018

    Ciarán O’Donovan, Irish Distillers

    The whiskey tutor talks education, non-oak casks and Midleton’s maturation experiments.

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