Monthly Archives: May 2011

We’re Back!

For those of you that know us, or have done the math, you will have realized that we have returned from our trip to Scotland a couple of weeks ago.  As there is so much more to tell you, we … Continue reading

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Orkney and Highland Park

After a two day car ride and a smooth ferry crossing, we finally arrived in Kirkwall on Orkney, the home of Highland Park Distillery.  The weather continued to cooperate, with only a shower or two.  It was a little cool, … Continue reading

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Benromach and on to Orkney

We had a wonderful tour of Benromach Distillery, one of the smallest in Scotland.  The whiskies of Benromach are just now coming into their own, as the distillery has been up and running for more than 10 years under the … Continue reading

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Gordon & MacPhail and Benromach

After a nerve-wracking drive up to Elgin through a thick fog and winding roads, we finally made it to our meeting with Nicole Hizzett, the Export Regional Executive with Gordon & MacPhail.  Gordon and MacPhail is an independent family owned … Continue reading

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A Rest in Edinburgh

After Islay we headed to Edinburgh for a couple of days of “rest” and to connect with my aunt and uncle.  Edinburgh always amazes me as you enter the city core, there is that big, beautiful castle sitting right in … Continue reading

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Laphroaig continued…

We have been travelling around the north of Scotland and are in Speyside for the Speyside Whisky Festival.  We are finding it hard to keep this blog up to date because we are sooooo busy!!   I wanted to finish … Continue reading

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