November 12th to 14th, 2014 Johannesburg, South Africa www.whiskylive.com
Beyond the soaring stone walls of the historic Edinburgh Castle and the Scottish hunger for haggis, never more evident than during Burns Night celebrations, there is something else which forms a large part of Scotland’s cultural identity: Scotch whisky. The first records of whisky distillation in Scotland date back to 1494 and it was originally used […]
Scottish distilleries have been producing whisky for centuries and those who are passionate about this spirit know that they do it very well. Highlighting the very best of Scotland’s national drink is the Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival, on from May 1st to 5th. The Speyside region in northeast Scotland is home to many historic distilleries […]
Burns Night celebrations are held every year on January 25th to honour Scotland’s favourite son, poet Robert Burns – haggis is optional.
Of all the national dishes in the world, haggis is one of the more infamous. You may have heard the story that the wild and elusive haggis can be hunted in the foothills of the Scottish Highlands, much to the amusement of the Scots. In reality though, haggis is traditionally made by stuffing the stomach […]