Interviews

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  • Pery Zakeri, Spirit of Speyside Pery Zakeri, Spirit of Speyside Pery Zakeri, Spirit of Speyside Five minutes with... 03 May 2016

    Pery Zakeri, Spirit of Speyside

    The joys of organising Scotland’s largest whisky event – and why it feels like one big family.

  • Brian Robinson, Ballindalloch Brian Robinson, Ballindalloch Brian Robinson, Ballindalloch Five minutes with... 28 March 2016

    Brian Robinson, Ballindalloch

    Ballindalloch’s visitor host explains how ‘single estate’ life compares to the might of Glenfiddich.

  • Dean Callan, Monkey Shoulder Dean Callan, Monkey Shoulder Dean Callan, Monkey Shoulder Five minutes with... 16 February 2016

    Dean Callan, Monkey Shoulder

    Monkey Shoulder’s global brand ambassador on video games, cockiness and the trendiest Scotch.

  • Stewart Laing, Hunter Laing Stewart Laing, Hunter Laing Stewart Laing, Hunter Laing Five minutes with... 29 January 2016

    Stewart Laing, Hunter Laing

    Hunter Laing & Co’s MD discusses plans for his new Islay dream distillery, Ardnahoe.

  • Anthony Wills, Kilchoman Anthony Wills, Kilchoman Anthony Wills, Kilchoman Five minutes with... 28 December 2015

    Anthony Wills, Kilchoman

    Kilchoman’s founder explains how he could have lost everything chasing an Islay distillery dream.

  • Gordon Motion, The Famous Grouse Gordon Motion, The Famous Grouse Gordon Motion, The Famous Grouse Five minutes with... 07 October 2015

    Gordon Motion, The Famous Grouse

    The Famous Grouse master blender on teetotal grandparents, DIY and a mid-uni whisky epiphany.

  • Brian MacAulay, Scapa Brian MacAulay, Scapa Brian MacAulay, Scapa Five minutes with... 02 September 2015

    Brian MacAulay, Scapa

    Scapa's master distiller reveals the challenges of operating a remote Orcadian distillery.

  • Doug McIvor, Berry Bros. Doug McIvor, Berry Bros. Doug McIvor, Berry Bros. Five minutes with... 03 August 2015

    Doug McIvor, Berry Bros.

    Berry Bros' spirits guru on blending, tactical fishing and how to tackle the Telegraph crossword.

  • Stephen Marshall, Dewar's Stephen Marshall, Dewar's Stephen Marshall, Dewar's Five minutes with... 08 July 2015

    Stephen Marshall, Dewar's

    Stephen Marshall of Dewar's talks age statements, worm tubs and his passion for vinyl.

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