I am back from my 3rd year exhibiting at the Contemporary Craft Fair at Bovey Tracey in South Devon. As usual, it was wonderfully organised by Sarah James and Nina Fox and there was once again a large turn out (particularly impressive given the Saturday involved a torrential down pour of biblical proportions).
I learned something very interesting this week; one of those things that you probably should have known forever and are a little embarrassed to admit to people that the penny has just dropped. Here it is....wait for it.....WHISKY GETS ITS COLOUR FROM OAK!! All you distillery visitors out there are all now shaking your heads and tut-tutting. "Is this guy as thick two short planks?