Scotch Comfort and Joy
Robin Bruce Lockhart celebrates the past and present of the immortal dram and its historic links with our seasonal festivities at Christmas and New Year.
As Yuletide and Hogmanay approach, distillers in Scotland and wine and spirit merchants the world over are stocking up with whisky. Sassenachs may have produced in Shakespeare the 'immortal bard' but it is Scotland that has produced the 'immortal bottle', as whisky is called on Hogmanay - when a bottle of anything else but whisky is inconceivable.
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