Spirit of Place: Whisky Distilleries of Scotland

By Lara Platman (photographer), Allan MacDonald (photographer), show more | Format: Hardback | Rating:

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Review "Spirit of Place is a lavishly illustrated tour of 50 classic distilleries - many you've heard of and some you haven't. The coffee table book explores the heritage of moor and peat, from the Lowlands to the brooding, misty islands, and Mr. MacLean serves up dram after dram of useful detail ... But it's the captivating photographs by Lara Platman and Allan MacDonald that gave me a implacable thirst. ... This is armchair travel at its best - even if it's only as far as the cabinet for a refill." “essential reading for anyone fond of a wee dram” “ essential reading for anyone fond of a wee dram” “ If you love the wide range of Scottish scenery and a dram or two of Scotch whisky, Spirit of Place will inspire you. … It’ s a sumptuous and unusual coffee table tome.” "Spirit of Place is a lavishly illustrated tour of 50 classic distilleries - many you've heard of and some you haven't. The coffee table book explores the heritage of moor and peat, from the Lowlands to the brooding, misty islands, and Mr. MacLean serves up dram after dram of useful detail ... But it's the captivating photographs by Lara Platman and Allan MacDonald that gave me a implacable thirst. ... This is armchair travel at its best - even if it's only as far as the cabinet for a refill." “ superb regional guide to 60 leading distilleries ... Shots of the distilleries combine with wonderful landscape photography.” About the Author Charles MacLean has been described by The Times as “Scotland’s leading whisky

Author Biography

Charles MacLean has been described by The Times as "Scotland's leading whisky expert." He has been researching and writing about whisky for 35 years, and has published 15 books on the subject, including Malt Whisky, which won a Glenfiddich Award, and Whisky: A Liquid History, which won "Wine & Spirits Book of the Year" in the James Beard Awards 2005 and "Best Drinks Book" in the International Food Media Awards 2005. He was founding editor of Whisky Magazine (1997), contributes regularly to many publications, and has written historical and promotional materials for all the leading Scotch whisky companies. He is a member of the Judging Panel (Spirits) of the International Wines & Spirits Competition, was runner-up as "Communicator of the Year" in the 2003 IWSC Awards, and won "Outstanding Achievement of the Year in Scotch Whisky" in the 2012 Awards. He was elected a Keeper of the Quaich in 1992, and elevated to Master of the Quaich in 2009.

Product Specifications

Format
Hardback
Publisher
Frances Lincoln
Pages
256
Language
English
Date Published
24 May 2017
Publication Place
England
Imprint
Frances Lincoln Limited Publishers
Size
146 x 207 x 28
ISBN
9780711238916
Contributors

Lara Platman (photographer)

Allan MacDonald (photographer)

Charles MacLean (author)

Subject(s)

Cookery / food & drink etc

Alcoholic beverages

Spirits & cocktails

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