Tomatin 14 Year Old – Port Wood Finish

For years, whisky from Tomatin distillery had completely passed me by.  This wasn’t due to any sort of aversion towards the distillery’s output – it was just one of those whiskies that made little noise about itself, so had never really appeared on my radar. That was until 2012’s Whisky Fringe when my whisky loving
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The Balvenie Fifty

At the start of September, I was invited to the Stirlingshire countryside to witness the unveiling of not one, but two new releases of The Balvenie.  Cromlix  – better known as Andy’s Murray’s hotel – provided the perfect backdrop for the launch, with Dr Sam Simmons, global brand ambassador at The Balvenie, our host for
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Welcome to The Finest Cut

Hi, and welcome to The Finest Cut Over time, I hope that this blog becomes the place you come to find out about all things boozy, from whisky and gin, to wine and beer.  Having started in November 2014 as a blog mainly focussed on whisky, it evolved in September 2015 to reflect the exciting
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