When Storm Desmond dropped one month’s rain in a single night, we watched the footage of the devastation and disruption caused in its wake. Our hearts went out to individuals, families and businesses that were affected. Without detracting from the difficulties that many have experienced, it would seem that there is a corresponding note of triumph as communities rallied together to overcome the adversity of these circumstances. Continue reading “The Calm in the Storm: Desmond didn’t put a dampener on this Wild Boar Wedding”
We are staying in Speyside for this month’s Malt of the Month, Glen Moray, characterised by its sweet and smooth nature. This was a favourite of Michael Berry, English Lakes late Chairman and Managing Director. Continue reading “Malt of the Month – Glen Moray 10 Year Old”
Just when you think the flavour of the steak can’t get any deeper or more intense, along comes the Himalayan Salt-Aged Tomahawk! What image just assaulted your mind? Believe me, the reality is not as terrifying as the picture you’ve just seen. Let me explain … Continue reading “Introducing the Himalayan Salt-Aged Tomahawk Steak”
George, our very own Master of Malt, once again presents his Malt of the Month at The Wild Boar. It comes from the same home as the Johnnie Walker portfolio and is their most popular single malt, with a huge following in France and Spain. As with many of these now world-class distilleries, it had a fairly humble beginning…
The Wild Boar stocks an impressive collection of over 110 whiskies from all over the world. This month our Master of Malt, George, ventures to South Africa for the first time and discovers a very pleasing single grain whisky.
As the Rugby World Cup is starting on the 18th September 2015, this month we are going a little further afield and heading for South Africa. We are also going for a single grain whisky rather than a single malt.
Wedding favours or small gifts are given as a gesture of appreciation or gratitude to guests from the bride and groom during a wedding ceremony or a wedding reception. Gone are the days when the standard wedding favour is a section sugar coated almonds, there is no limit to the scope of creativity that brides and grooms bring to the table to say ‘thank you’ to their guests. Continue reading “8 Rustic Wedding Favour Ideas”
Our Master of Malt, George, stays on Islay for the second month in a row and samples his personal favourite Malt – Bunnahabhain. Continue reading “Malt of the Month – Bunnahabhain 12 year old”