Stuck At Home Whisk(e)y Video Watchlist: Scotch Whisky: Explained

Editor’s Note: With an increasing number of individuals now spending more time at home because of the coronavirus outbreak, one needs a range of activities to pass the days. Part of this can be learning more about the whisk(e)y lifestyle through online video. It is with this in mind we bring you the Stuck At Home Whisk(e)y Video Watchlist, an ongoing curated video list chosen from sources such as YouTube. So pull up a chair and a dram and we hope you enjoy.

Today’s Video: Scotch Whisky: Explained

  • Source: Vimeo
  • Length: 6:50 minutes

“Why is Scotland so fiercely proud of its national drink? In this video, we take a broad look at Scotch whisky, its origins, the distilling process, and the way the Scottish whisky industry has grown over time.

Learn about the different regions in Scotland where whisky is made and some of the history behind its production – including illicit stills and smuggling! From peaty Islay whiskies to golden Speyside malts, everybody has their favourite dram, but wouldn’t it be nice to know a bit more about the Scotch in your glass?

If you are just beginning your whisky journey, then we hope that this video inspires you to visit Scotland and tour a whisky distillery. For many people, this is one of the highlights of their trip to Scotland!

New whisky distilleries are opening all the time all over Scotland, from the islands to the Highlands. The number of visitors to whisky distilleries has increased 56% since 2010, furthermore, the whisky industry is constantly innovating and taking major steps to reduce its environmental impact. The whisky industry is certainly not standing still.”

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Nino Kilgore-Marchetti

Nino Kilgore-Marchetti is the founder and editor-in-chief of The Whiskey Wash, an award winning whiskey lifestyle website dedicated to informing and entertaining consumers about whisk(e)y on a global level. As a whisk(e)y journalist, expert and judge he has written about the subject extensively, been interviewed in various media outlets and...