Tag Archives: Alex Nicol

‘Castle Kitchens’Starring Spencerfield’s Jane, Alex and Morris!

Late last year Alex and I were invited to dine at Eilean Donan Castle, as part of Panalba’s ‘Castle Kitchens’ series: http://www.panalba.com/articles/view/p/castle-kitchens/ . Watch out for Spencerfield’s Morris (Minor) in Part 1 and Sheep Dip Old Hebridean in part 4!

Castle Kitchens Starring Morris

The setting was the iconic Eilean Donan Castle on the Isle of Skye for the BBC pilot cookery show starring top chef Lady Claire MacDonald from Kinloch Lodge and eminent Edinburgh whisky writer  Charlie McLean . Jane and Alex spent a couple of memorable days driving from the farm house in Fife to the the Continue reading..

Inverkeithing Highland Games and Sheep Dip

“A great day for fun, frolic, fit races, ale and drunken folks” was had at Inverkeithing Highland Games on Saturday. Sheep Dip whisky was a proud  sponsor of our home town games. The sun came out for the 3500 visitors who converged on the Ballast Bank  to enjoy the various traditional events including tests of strength, track events, Highland dancing Continue reading..

Sheep Dip Wins Guild of Fine Food ‘GOLD’

Sheep Dip has won Gold  for Great Taste in this year’s roll of honour – congratulations!!!

The SheepDipper Improving

Well done to The SheepDipper team – getting better and finishing 7th in the 2:20 from Perth yesterday. Hopefully a top 3 finish is not far away?? We all missed the race as we were out on the road bringing you Sheep Dip and Pig’s Nose at Edinburgh Taste , Holker Hall and Chatsworth House. Continue reading..

Homecoming bosses slap ban on whisky to keep major sponsor sweet

Published in The Scotsman : 14 May 2009 By BRIAN FERGUSON Join The Scotsman Discussion Forum @ http://thescotsman.scotsman.com/scotland/Homecoming-bosses-slap-ban-on.5265043.jp ‘THE centrepiece event of Scotland’s Homecoming celebrations is under fire after being forced to ban whisky products from its food and drink showcase. Independent producers and distilleries have been frozen out of The Gathering, being held in Continue reading..

The Sheep Dip Hurdle is a’Win-Win-Win’for Spencerfield Spirit

Hope you all had a flutter yesterday on Winning Counsel in The Sheep Dip Whisky Intermediate Hurdle (aka  the 2 o’clock at Perth) ??? All at Spencerfield Spirit are thrilled to say ‘We did!!!!’ Pics to follow as soon we climb down off our cloud 

Spencerfield Spirit raises a toast to Homecoming Scotland 2009

Spencerfield Spirit is launching a limited edition Sheep Dip barrel pack to commemorate this year’s Homecoming Scotland celebrations. The handmade wooden barrel, lined with sheepskin encases a bottle of Sheep Dip whisky, woven from 16 single malts. Sheep Dip emerged in the US in the 1980s but was taken off the market by Jim Beam Continue reading..

What Does £2 Get You These Days?

Our spies tell us that our friends at The Bon Vivant on Edinburgh’s Thistle Street will do a Sheep Dip Dram for just £2:00. This fantastic new venue 2 minutes from Princes Street is a great escape for all the tram spotters now in town. bon vivant n : a person devoted to refined sensuous Continue reading..

Jamie’s Emergency Pack

We weren’t half chuffed when at the biggest farmers market in the world ie Real Food at Earls Court last year Zoe from Jamie Oliver’s new magazine chose our minis as perfect for a gift she was putting together for Jamie’s new product range – superb quality, good fun available on line and from Jamies Continue reading..