Notes of candied lemon, delicate undertones of soft apples and pears and softer notes of honey and floral chamomile.
Longmorn, Caperdonich, Glen Keith, Braes of Glenlivet, four artisan producers from some of Speyside’s revered distilleries. Perhaps if the family had been sporting a measure from the Secret Speyside collection, I might have come into the fold a little sooner.
When slipping into one of the elegant and timeless pieces of silken luxury from La Katz, you can feel the quality and the care that has gone into its production. The touch of the natural, organic, toxin-free silk on one’s skin leaves a luxurious and comforting feeling.
Despite our best efforts, to be a locavore does not come without its challenges. Lucky enough for us, the Chase family decided to turn their 300 acres of potato fields into premium vodka and gin as early as 2008, founding the Chase Distillery.
It’s said The Queen owns over 200 Launer bags. Indeed, the royal family’s relationship with Launer dates back to the 1950s, when the Queen Mother’s eye was caught by the company’s exquisite leather designs. It was she who introduced her daughter to the brand with the gift of a handbag – and the rest is history.
After a tumultuous 2020, we’re more than happy to change things up over the festive season. Instead of providing your dinner guests with wine pairings, why not opt for top-shelf tequila. Patrón is made with 100% Weber Blue Agave which has always put it a cut above.
Ashling Park’s 2014 Rosé is a confident number amongst its peers. Made from 80% Pinot Noir grapes and 20% Pinot Meunier on the family’s 50-acre estate in the hamlet of West Ashling in the South Downs.
Chosen for its individual taste, both smooth and aromatic, by the company’s master distiller and his team of master tasters, Jack Daniel’s Single Barrel is the perfect standby drink this festive period. The barrels selected for this version come from the top floors of the barrelhouses that punctuate the hills around the JD distillery. The intense temperature extremes that the barrels are exposed to throughout the year result in a bold and robust yield of whiskey. Highly unusual and utter moreish. Full-bodied with notes of vanilla, toasted oak and caramel, this bottle’s intense flavour profile is equalled by a long, deep finish. And because each barrel is unique, so is…