Here at The Scotch Whisky Experience, one of the first big nights in our calendar (aside from Burns Night, naturally) is the Lunar New Year. As the moon rises on the cusp of February 1st we, and many of our visitors, will be saying goodbye to the Year of the Ox, and seeing in the Year of the Tiger together. … More Chinese New Year – The Year of.. the distillery cat?
The perfect wedding anniversary gift guide for your loved ones! … More Wedding Anniversary Gift Guide – The Whisky Edition
So it’s #WorldChocolateDay (the 2nd best day of the year, after World Whisky Day) and we thought we’d look into some perfect whisky and chocolate matches that you can try at home. … More Whisky and chocolate – the perfect match!
It’s World Earth Day today, so to celebrate we thought we’d have a look into the Scotch whisky industry and its push for more sustainable practices to be put in place and help give back to this beautiful planet. We will look at the ambitious plans of the Scotch Whisky Association (SWA) as well as just a few distilleries who are already known for their ‘eco-friendly’ ways. … More Enjoy a sustainable Scotch this World Earth Day
SWE alumni can be found all across the world, working as distillers, brand directors, and so much more! We couldn’t be prouder to have worked with such incredible people! And now some of our fantastic alumni, are very kindly giving us a wee treat by hosting a virtual tasting for our team this weekend. We thought whilst we had the chance we’d ask them a wee bit more about where they are now and find out what they enjoyed about their time working at The Scotch Whisky Experience … More Meet the alumni – A wee chat with some of our fantastic team from years gone by!
It’s #WorldPoetryDay, and this year we set our staff the challenge of writing poems whilst in lockdown📝 Have a read through these incredible poems by some of our team, from thought-provoking poems to a little bit of whisky🥃 … More World Poetry Day – The Poems of Lockdown
This February, our Social Committee set a little challenge for the staff: Walk the length of the North Coast 500!
Our special little route took us from our home on Edinburgh’s Castlehill up to the beginning of the NC500, around what has been dubbed Scotland’s Route 66 and then back home – a total of 776 miles! … More SWE’s February North Coast 500 trek!
Journalists over the years have been fascinated in sectors which have historically been male dominated … More Why I’ve never really “got” the Whisky & Women” thing!
This #InternationalWomensDay, we’re proud to work in an industry that empowers all people, of all genders, to be the best they can and adapt to the ever-changing and forward-thinking world that is Scotch whisky. Enjoy this wee blog by our very own Lenka, telling a few tales of renewal, adaptation and confidence that helped shaped Scotch whisky into what we know it as today. … More The time and changes of Scotch
To celebrate World Wildlife Day, we thought we’d showcase Diageo’s Rare by Nature collection and the flora and fauna associated with them. We have also done a wee bit of research into each of the wildlife itself, so read on for some fun facts this Wildlife Day! … More Celebrate World Wildlife Day with the Rare by Nature collection