Three whiskies for those long winter nights
Winter: A time of wind and rain, snow and ice, frost and fog. Television is good company in winter, but the Scots have a better answer to the problems posed by the dark days and long nights. It's called whisky, and we've got three great whisky tips for you.
1. Talisker: From the Isle of Skye, this is the malt to accompany hearty soups, stews and other seasonal dishes. It's smoky and almost sweet, but with a distinctive taste of pepper at the finish. The great Scottish writer Robert Louis Stevenson regarded Talisker as "the king of drinks".