True Highlands Blog
According to George Bernard Shaw, whisky is liquid sunshine. It’s pretty difficult to argue with such an eloquent sentiment. However, the sunshine (in both meanings of the word) can be a little bothersome the next morning if you’ve indulged in a few too many glasses the evening before.
THE COMMUNITY SPIRIT THAT IS OPENING THE DOORS TO NEW MEMBERS GlenWyvis Distillery is the UK’s first 100% community-owned distillery. Situated high on a hill above Dingwall, a small market town in the Scottish Highlands, the distillery is entirely powered by renewable energy.
The legend of Whisky Galore, of resourceful wartime islanders in a time of austerity, opportunistically salvaging whisky from a crashed cargo boat, is an iconic and enduring image of the Hebrides. But how much of the story is actually based in truth, and how accurate is its portrayal of the islands?