Wine or whisky, how to choose a drink for the evening?
Whisky-Fueled Car: Water of Life Becomes a Fuel
When the earliest Scottish distillers conducted the distillation process to make whisky for the first time, they never thought that the beverage would someday be used for fueling cars. Yes, you read that right. Celtic Renewables have successfully powered and test-run a car powered by a biofuel which was produced from the by-products of whiskey.Read More
The Whisky Connection: What Ava Loved to Drink
John Denver may’ve crooned ‘A Country Girl in Paris’ in 1988, but if the song resonates with anyone, it has to be Ava Gardner – the country girl from Grabtown, North Carolina who went on to become a diva. Only, she didn’t find herself in Paris. She ended up in Hollywood.Read More
Whisky in Art: The Photography of Ernie Button
Ernie Button was putting dishes into the washer one night, when he noticed something particularly intriguing about a glass which had contained a peg of Scotch. Traces of whisky flecked the bottom of the glass in lacy, intricate patterns that on closer inspection looked so picturesque, that Button knew he was onto something different.Read More