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!
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
During these uncertain times, lockdown has seen many of us increase our daily exercise in an effort to keep fit and healthy. Exercise is not only good for keeping you physically fit but is a fantastic way to boost your mental wellbeing too! With some of us really going for it, we thought, why not put these extra miles to good use and raise as much money as possible for SAMH, a charity close to our hearts here at SWE. … More SWE will walk 500 miles and SWE will walk 2500 more.. for SAMH
If you enjoy any sweet treat and whisky pairing there is no-one more experienced than Heather! Her tray-bake recipes are legendary in our staff room at coffee break – you’ll enjoy making this one. … More Heather’s Orange Fudge Slice
We gathered up as much as we could and brought it home to make in to a zingy pesto. It’s super easy to make and only takes 5 minutes. It’s lovely on fresh sourdough and goes surprisingly well with fajitas!” … More Lucy’s wild garlic pesto
I love making different pasta sauces, but realised, as we needed to start rationing to various degrees, that I can make even more delicious pasta sauces (‘sugo’ in Italian) with fewer ingredients. This consequently opened the door to create even more sugo variations – all based around wild garlic from our garden as the central … More Pietro’s wild garlic “sugo” pasta sauce
These cheese scones are a classic Scottish dish with a special Scotch whisky take using your store cupboard single malt or blend of choice. … More Paula’s boozy whisky cheese scones