Malt man’s tasting triumph

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A whisky master blender distilled his own brand of comedy during a Campbeltown tasting extravaganza.

Richard Paterson visited Campbeltown’s shrine to uisge beatha – the water of life – the Ardshiel hotel. It has more tan 2,000 unopened bottles valued at more than £180,000.

Marion McKinnon, Richard Paterson, Flora Grant and Scott Grierson in front of the Ardshiel hotel’s Dalmore cabinet. 25_c41whisky06_cabinet_two For more on this story see pages 16 and 17 and for further distillery news see page five.