This is a podcast from The Malt Whisky Trail, the ultimate scotch experience. Home to the world’s largest concentration of Scotch malt whisky distilleries, The Malt Whisky Trail’s® new podcast will showcase the world’s only Malt Whisky Trail® inviting listeners to uncover the secrets of malt whisky country and get a taste of the very best of Scotland in beautiful Moray Speyside.
The Trail is made up of nine locations including, Benromach, Cardhu, Glen Moray, Glen Grant, Glenfiddich, The Glenlivet, Strathisla, Dallas Dhu, and The Speyside Cooperage.
The Malt Whisky Trail® podcast will introduce you to the guardians of centuries of know-how and the craftspeople who make the whisky you love. The podcast is hosted by Speyside resident Eleanor Bradford.
MaltWhiskyTrail - Susan Colville - Series 4: Episode 7
Joining us this week is Susan Colville, Brand Home Manager of Benromach. We discuss the distillery's history, its plans for the future, and how to choose the perfect dram if you're new to whisky.
MaltWhiskyTrail - George McNeil - Series 4: Episode 6
This week we join George McNeil, Managing Director of Johnstons of Elgin's Retail Division, the Scottish family owned business supplying cashmere and wool clothing since 1797. We discuss his new role as chairman of The Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival, plans for 2022, and the importance of The Malt Whisky Trail within Speyside.
MaltWhiskyTrail - Ian Buxton - Series 4: Episode 5
This week we join acclaimed writer Ian Buxton for a Book Week Scotland special. We discuss how he began his career in the whisky industry, his popular book 101 Whiskies To Try Before You Die, and his response to the frequently asked question "what's your favourite" dram. If you would like to listen to the full interview visit The Malt Whisky Trail website.
MaltWhiskyTrail - Charles Maclean Part 2 -Series 4: Episode 4
This week is part two of a two part special where we join acclaimed whisky writer Charles Maclean. In this second part, we discuss changes in the whisky industry over the years, Glen Grant's success within the Italian market, and Charles' role in Ken Loach's classic The Angles' Share."
Charles Maclean Part 1 -Series 4: Episode 3
This week we joining legendary whisky writer, Charles Maclean for a special two part edition. Coined as Scotland's leading whisky expert, Charles holds many accolades including Keeper of The Quaich and an MBE. In this first part we discuss how his career began, the relationship between whisky and writing, and his favourite dram (he tastes over 1000 a year).
The Dowans Hotel -Series 4: Episode 2
This week we join Stephanie Murray, from The Dowans Hotel in the beautiful scenic Aberlour. Steph gives us an insight into what it's like running a family owned business, the differences between Speyside and bustling cities, and upcoming projects The Dowans have planned this summer.