Whisky walk – update
A team from Whisky Magazine is set to raise hundreds of pounds from its 40 mile sponsored walk in aid of the Make Poverty History campaign.
A team consisting of contributing Editor Dave Broom, former Editor Marcin Miller, current Editor Dominic Roskrow and the Scotch Malt Whisky Society’s Annabel Meikle targeted distilleries in Speyside to support the walk. Several other walkers have also joined in.
In addition to the walk the group have persuaded distillers in the region to contribute a small amount of whisky aged more than 20 years old for a one off Speyside Live Aid commemorative bottling to be auctioned over the summer. An equivalent bottle using Islay whisky is also planned.
The walk, designed to raise awareness of the Make Poverty History campaign, which urges politicians to call for the cancellation of third world debt, attracted the support of distilleries, celebrities and politicians.