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Scott's Not Sharing! Episode 2: Itchy Knits and Secret Sips

Scott's Not Sharing! Episode 2: Itchy Knits and Secret Sips

Twas the night before Christmas, but no time for sleep! Not for Scott at least. For the past few hours, he’d been hard at work doing as much prep as possible for Christmas lunch. The key to Christmas is confidence - confidence and making sure the hard bits are taken care of before everyone arrives and all the madness sets in. With this in mind, he’d set about…

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Scott's Not Sharing  Episode 1: A Gift too Good to Share

Scott's Not Sharing Episode 1: A Gift too Good to Share

Scott sank into his favourite chair, relishing the warmth from the wood fire roaring beside his feet. After a few minutes, he had warmed up enough to remove his woolly slippers and wiggle his toes by the fireside. Outside, the winter wind was wrapping at the windows, but this was of no concern to Scott. Indeed, he took a certain pleasure from being all warm and cosy whilst it was…

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A Silent Character -  Tweeddale Celebrate Single Grain Whisky

A Silent Character - Tweeddale Celebrate Single Grain Whisky

For much of the 20th century, the predominant trend in Scotland was for whisky distilleries to be shutting their doors. Thankfully, that decline is now in reverse: at the end of 2017 there were 126 Scottish Distilleries, with plenty more opening in 2018. Though we are all immensely excited about this new whisky boom, and eager to try new spirits from the likes of Raasay Distillery it’s sad that…

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The Evolution - Rediscovering The Borders Whisky Heritage with an Award Winning Blend

The Evolution - Rediscovering The Borders Whisky Heritage with an Award Winning Blend

It does not happen very often, but this year, the Scottish summer has delivered. It’s hard to remember a year when the weather has been as good as it has recently. There’s barbeques everywhere, paddling pool sales are through the roof, and there has not been a cloud over Edinburgh since May. Ahem... that last one might have been an exaggeration, but still, it’s been nice to…

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Introducing Wemyss Malts to Our Secret Still

Introducing Wemyss Malts to Our Secret Still

The city of Edinburgh is surprisingly easy to get around on foot. You can quite easily walk from one side of the city to the other...providing the weather allows it. On a clear day, If you take a wander down to the shore (perhaps an hours walk from CWC HQ), it’s possible to see across the Firth of Forth to the ancient kingdom of Fife. Between the rolling…

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