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Edinburgh Gin picks up two more awards & summer is finally here!

It’s been a hectic few weeks here at Spencerfield with lots of summer shows and events keeping us all very busy. In the last few weeks we have been to Hopetoun Horse Trials, Turriff Show, Cartmel Show, the CLA Game … Continue reading

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Fame at last.

“George? …who’s George”…please get in touch, George. George kindly sent Paul O’Grady a mini Sheep Dip and a mini Pigs Nose explaining that his friend on Skye put his longevity down to a Pigs NoseĀ each morning and a Sheep Dip … Continue reading

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Don’t try this at home.

Brian McGregor, head of Art at new, hot, Edinburgh creative consultancy mightysmall sent me the above illustration. It’s has been suggested that the daring young chap on this cover, from a 1950’s French farming magazine, is non-other than a young … Continue reading

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Alex in New York.

I’ve just returned from a somewhat exhausting, but very enjoyable, 10 day ‘meet-greet-press-the-flesh’ trip to New York. Meeting up with our esteemed distributors Admiral Imports, a huge round of retailers and engaging in some very interesting brand introductions and tastings. … Continue reading

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Bad-Vertising:

‘Badvertising’ is the category Kevin over at the Scotch Blog puts this new campaign from Canadian Club into. His post is well worth a read, as are some of the hilarious, ‘helpful suggestions’ for additional headlines in the campaign in … Continue reading

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The SWA set new proposals for labelling

The Scotch Whisky Association are proposing new regulations for the labeling of Scotch Whisky which they hope to push through as European legislation by next spring. Under the proposed regulations, whisky will be strictly defined under one of five categories, … Continue reading

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Swedish Malt Whisky

Here’s an interesting concept. A new malt whisky distillery, in, er, Sweden. (Or Destilleri as the Swedes would say.) Beautiful building, a turn-of-the-century powerstation. Hope the whisky does it justice. Found via the ever watchful WhiskyGrotto.

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