Here's a handy guide to the main international festivals in Edinburgh. Perfect for a visit to coincide with any whisky tour you may be planning! Includes the Edinburgh International Festival, the almost-as-famous fringe festival, the International Film Festival and the Edinburgh Book Festival.
Malt whisky production begins when the barley is malted, by steeping the barley in water and then allowing it to get to the point of germination. Malting releases enzymes that break down the starches in the grain and help convert them into sugars.
What do you get the man in your life to show him how much he means to you this Christmas? A top-drawer tipple, of course! Here are our top ten whisky choices to treat your favourite man, whether that's dad, grandad, husband or brother.