The Distilleries of Campbeltown: The Rise and Fall of the Whisky Capital of the World
Campbeltown was once the whisky capital of the world with 29 distilleries operating simultaneously in 1835. How had this remote fishing port and royal burgh become the epicentre of Scotland's greatest export? David Stirk reveals all in this insight into the movers and shakers behind this huge industry.
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The Origins of Kintyre distilling
The boom begins
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