Scotch

By Tempus | 26 Nov 2021

Royal Salute announces stunning 2021 advent calendar

Are you a sophisticated lover of whisky - but still youthful at heart? Well look no further than the latest offering from iconic Scottish distillery Royal Salute; the remarkable 12 Days of Christ... Read More

By Tempus | 16 Nov 2021

Christmas Gift Guide Week pt. II: Food and Cooking

With Christmas fast approaching, this week sees Tempus compile the best gifts to grab for a family member, a friend - or even yourself. From Monday to Friday, we will be looking at the best luxury gif... Read More

By Tempus | 15 Nov 2021

Christmas Gift Guide Week pt. I: Drinks

With Christmas fast approaching, this week sees Tempus compile the best gifts to grab for a family member, a friend - or even yourself. From Monday to Friday, we will be looking at the best luxury gif... Read More

By Gabriel Power | 20 Oct 2021

Design and distillation: Royal Salute's stunning new collaboration with Richard Quinn

Although it goes without saying that fine whisky has never been the pursuit of the uncultured, the opportunity for makers of the spirit to push the artistic envelope is all-too-often passed up, and el... Read More

By Sara Darling | 07 Oct 2021

Bar? Exhibition? Show? Johnnie Walker Princes Street is all of the above and more

Scotland and whisky go hand in hand, no matter the day of the week nor the occasion. Those who still equate whisky solely with bearded old men sitting in a high-backed leather chairs,&n... Read More

By Tempus | 02 Oct 2021

The Macallan unveils the Double Cask 30 Years Old

Last week, world-renowned Scotch whisky brand The Macallan unveiled the latest in its coveted Double Cask range: the Double Cask 30 Years Old. The new aged single malt whisky in the distinctive Double... Read More

By Tempus | 10 Aug 2021

The Legacy Series: second ever release from the Scotch whisky distillery on Skye

Torabhaig Distillery, the first whisky distillery to be built on the Isle of Skye in 190 years and the second legal distillery ever to operate on the island, will release... Read More

By Tempus | 02 Aug 2021

The best luxury ready-to-drink beverages to quench your thirst this summer

As restrictions gradually ease and the sun finally starts to brighten our skies, we are all preparing for a summer of outdoor social events.  Making the perfect cocktail from scratch can be diffi... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 17 Jun 2021

The Singleton of Dufftown 54-Year-Old is a paragon of time for the Scotch whisky brand

The Singleton of Dufftown revealed its second and final bottling of in its acclaimed Paragon of Time Collection: a 54-Year-Old 1966 vintage Single Malt Scotch Whisky. The rare expr... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 09 Jun 2021

Come sail away: ocean explorer and filmmaker James Aiken shares his passion for solo adventure on the high seas

When it comes to exploring the high seas, there are few people who can combine the wild romance and environmental urgency of our oceans quite like James Aiken. The single-handed sailor and filmmaker&n... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 08 Jun 2021

Review: Solas at The Savoy creates an enchanted evening for al fresco dining

Entering The Savoy never fails to deliver a touch of 1920s glamour. As soon as you turn off the Strand and onto the art deco styling of the Savoy Court, leading to the theatrical European exterior of ... Read More

By Gabriel Power | 04 Jun 2021

Royal Salute master blender Sandy Hyslop and polo star Malcolm Borwick on their latest collaboration, Polo Estancia Edition

Despite having a storied history stretching back over 200 years, Royal Salute - a product of iconic distillers Chivas Brothers - has been busier than usual in recent year... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 20 May 2021

Brora distillery reopens after 38-year absence

The word iconic is overused, but what other term could describe the legendary status of Brora? The Highland distillery in Sutherland, Scotland, was sadly closed in 1983, after a 202-year history of cr... Read More

By Gabriel Power | 17 May 2021

A spirited history: a chat with rare tipple hunter Rebecca Jago

In 2017, during an extensive restoration of his ruined barn, a French cognac distiller tore down an unassuming, hastily built stone wall – one of many that comprised the rustic old building... Read More

By Gabriel Power | 12 May 2021

The best whiskies to try this World Whisky Day

15 May marks the 2021 edition of World Whisky Day, a celebration of all things Scotch, Bourbon and the rest. As the pandemic continues to trundle along, it seems possible that a trip to your... Read More

By Lysanne Currie | 18 Feb 2021

Choose to challenge: Tempus looks at eight trailblazing women ahead of International Women's Day

Women are increasingly breaking stereotypes and making a difference on the global stage with their resilience, humanity and extraordinary gifts. Here, we mark International Women’s Day on 8 Marc... Read More

By Tempus | 10 Feb 2021

Shrove Tuesday: incredible pancake recipes from around the world

Like many of us, you may have been told that money makes the world go round. However upon further research, Tempus can confirm that does in fact appear to be pancakes that perpetuate the rotation... Read More

By Tempus | 02 Feb 2021

The best UK staycation destinations for spring and summer

As the world finds its feet at the start of another year of uncertainty, one defining feature of at least the first half of 2021 does seem certain: international travel is unlikely to play a majo... Read More