BOTTOMS UP: Campbeltown doesn’t have a distinctive regional style – the use of peat varies by distillery, as do the casks used in finishing
BOTTOMS UP: The Highlands offer a superlative range, from brooding peaty monsters to sweet, light whiskies that belong in any Scotch lover’s collection
BOTTOMS UP: If you are looking for a big brawny Scotch whisky, redolent of peat and the sea, then Islay’s distilleries will suit your palate
BOTTOMS UP: The distillery has a storied history and an iconic crest, but its 12-year-old offering doesn’t quite measure up to its potential
MICALLEF: Peat has a long association with the whisky industry there, but the use of peat varies widely, depending on the distiller
MICALLEF: This iconic whisky producer and retailer sets the standard at all levels – and has done so for almost 200 years
TRAVEL: There are two types of castle hotels: those operated as regular hotels and those that must be rented on an exclusive-use basis.
EYE ON CULTURE: Designed in 1900, the Glasgow Scotland House for an Art Lover was completed in 1996.