Episode | 31 May 2023 | 1 hr 18 mins
armagnac, cask strength whisky, scotch, scotch malt whisky society, single malt whisky, whisky
In this episode of Whisky Talk the Society strays from the familiarity of Scotland's malt whisky to the south of France for an insight into the world of Armagnac.
Denis Lesgourgues, a third-generation owner of armagnac house Château de Laubade, paid a recent visit to The Vaults to tell a packed Members’ Room about the beauty of this underappreciated spirit.
Episode | 5 April 2023 | 22 mins 34 secs
cask strength whisky, scotch, scotch malt whisky society, single malt whisky, whisky
Stray just a few moments from the M9 motorway between Glasgow and Edinburgh and you will discover Falkirk Distillery, a grand whitewashed building, complete with twin copper pagodas. Duncan Gorman sat down for a chat with co-founders George and Fiona Stewart, to discuss some of the bizarre obstacles they have had to overcome building the distillery from scratch - including complications from a certain Roman wall just a stone's throw from the site.