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  • How to Hunt a Haggis

    Whitmore & White / January 23, 2021.

    It seems only to be a blink of an eye since haggis hunting season was last upon us, but here we are again! It's time to dig out your Haggis Nets and Grizzling Pipes, don your hunting hats and set out into the woods to see if you can catch yourself a delicious wild treat! Catching a haggis is an art and can take years of practice, but it is well worth it as a freshly caught and cooked haggis is singularly sublime!  Continue reading

  • What makes a Craft Beer a Craft Beer?

    Whitmore & White / January 8, 2021.

    Many people view craft beer as the younger, hip cousin of real ale. While both reject the blandness of mass-produced beers, real ale focuses solely on traditional brewing methods, with most served from a cask via a hand pump in the pub. In contrast, craft beer embraces experimentation and innovation in search of new tastes and styles. The result is modern craft brews with distinct personalities that upend the status quo - this is not your father's beer! So what does make a craft beerContinue reading

  • Vilarnau Launch Alcohol Free Fizz

    Whitmore & White / January 4, 2021.

    We're thrilled to tell you that our award-winning Cava producer and huge customer favourite Vilarnau has launched a pioneering organic, vegan, alcohol free fizz! Vilarnau is located in San Sadurní d’Anoia, close to Barcelona. We visited the vineyards a couple of years ago and were blown away by the location, their passion and their love for this most elegant of Spanish wine. They have now turned their expertise to sobriety with the launch of these two new zero alcohol sparkling wines.  Continue reading

  • What the Truffle? Hunting for Black Gold!

    Whitmore & White / December 8, 2020.

    Truffles are a kind of fungus that grow under the ground. They are among the most valuable foodstuffs in the world. While French and Italian truffles are famous, English truffles are less well known but still prized for their culinary value. In the 19th and early 20th centuries England had a moderately thriving truffle industry.  Continue reading