Scran season 4: Whisky smuggling to save the oceans

The latest episode of our podcast Scran is now live.

Published 17th Sep 2021
Updated 10 th Oct 2023

In this episode of Scran Rosalind talks to brothers Nick and Alex Ravenhall aka The Whisky Smugglers.

Both work in the whisky industry and have been involved in a project to raise money for Sea Shepard by open water swimming with some whisky on board.

Find out more about their slightly hair-raising efforts and how their love for whisky has its beginnings in their homeland of New Zealand.

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Known for cake making, experimental jam recipes, Champagne, whisky and gin drinking (and the inability to cook Gnocchi), Rosalind is the Food and Drink Editor and whisky writer for The Scotsman, as well as hosting Scran, The Scotsman's food and drink podcast.
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