Whisky is unique. No other drink in the world is so imbued with the
character of the land of its birth, so deeply woven into its history
and culture, so rich in character and associations. And nowhere in
Scotland are these associations more in evidence than in Argyll, the
Isles, Loch Lomond, Stirling & the Trossachs.
Scotch Whisky is
enjoyed all round the
world and although many have tried to replicate its distinctive
character, none have succeeded. By some chance of weather and water, a
conspiracy of climate and geography, only one small nation possesses
all the elements required to make a true Scotch whisky.
time you enjoy a dram, take a
deep breath of the heady vapours. What you will smell will depend on
the whisky you are drinking - each whisky is unique. You may detect
scents of heather and honey, wild flowers and pine forests, sea spray
and iodine, peat smoke and freshly-broken loam. These are the very
scents of Scotland itself, captured and encapsulated in a warming,
golden, glowing liquid.
with us on a virtual journey through the whiskies of Argyll, the Isles,
Loch Lomond, Stirling & the Trossachs. But remember that there
is no substitute for the real thing. A visit to this beautiful and
diverse area of Scotland, to tour the distilleries and experience the
spirit of the land, can only enhance your enjoyment of what the writer
Eric Linklater called "part of Scotland's contribution to humanity."
for "good health", a traditional toast.)