Home   Authors   Author

Matt MacPherson

Whisky collectors are inflating prices for real drinkers

01 May 2021
Whisky collectors are inflating prices for real drinkers

Whisky collectors are inflating prices for real drinkers

01 May 2021

Matt MacPherson of the Malt Room in Inverness muses on the global demand for collectible casks as lovers of the drink are left to suffer


Hospitality curfew in Scotland makes no sense

17 April 2021
Hospitality curfew in Scotland makes no sense

Hospitality curfew in Scotland makes no sense

17 April 2021

Matt MacPherson of the Malt Room in Inverness argues that there is no justification in closing bars and restaurants early


Spelling out the truth over Irish whiskey

20 March 2021
Spelling out the truth over Irish whiskey

Spelling out the truth over Irish whiskey

20 March 2021

Matt MacPherson of the Malt Room in Inverness look sat the differences – and similarities – between Scotch whisky and Irish whiskey


Japanese whisky makers face tighter rules on labelling

07 March 2021
Japanese whisky makers face tighter rules on labelling

Japanese whisky makers face tighter rules on labelling

07 March 2021

Matt MacPherson looks at changes taking place to make Japanese whisky producers more transparent about where their product comes from


Scotch Whisky Association is right to up the pressure over US export tariffs

21 February 2021
Scotch Whisky Association is right to up the pressure over US export tariffs

Scotch Whisky Association is right to up the pressure over US export tariffs

21 February 2021

Matt MacPherson of the Malt Room in Inverness wants to see action to remove the tariffs imposed on Scotch whisky exports to the United States


£1000 limited edition Tomatin whisky was worth every penny

17 January 2021
£1000 limited edition Tomatin whisky was worth every penny

£1000 limited edition Tomatin whisky was worth every penny

17 January 2021

Matt Macpherson of the Malt Room in Inverness explains how his auction shock has given a Highland cancer centre a double boost


Bimber whisky has arrived in the Highlands

13 December 2020
Bimber whisky has arrived in the Highlands

Bimber whisky has arrived in the Highlands

13 December 2020

A London distillery is paving the streets with liquid gold, as Matt MacPherson of the Malt Room in Inverness discovers


What whisky? No, Watt Whisky – couple launch independent bottling firm

01 November 2020
What whisky? No, Watt Whisky – couple launch independent bottling firm

What whisky? No, Watt Whisky – couple launch independent bottling firm

01 November 2020

Matt MacPherson of the Malt Room in Inverness introduces a new range of freshly bottled uisge bheatha


Finding new ways to do business in lockdown world

18 October 2020
Finding new ways to do business in lockdown world

Finding new ways to do business in lockdown world

18 October 2020

After complaining about the restrictions placed on the hospitality sector in my last article, I’m not going to go down that path again.


Curfew could be the death knell for many businesses

04 October 2020
Curfew could be the death knell for many businesses

Curfew could be the death knell for many businesses

04 October 2020

Matt MacPherson has a self-confessed 'rant' about the 10pm curfew imposed on bars such as his Malt Room in Inverness


Never mind bring your own... try buy your own!

06 September 2020
Never mind bring your own... try buy your own!

Never mind bring your own... try buy your own!

06 September 2020

Ever thought of buying your own cask of whisky? Matt MacPherson of the Malt Room in Inverness explains the ins and outs


Whisky collection is time – and money – well spent

23 August 2020
Whisky collection is time – and money – well spent

Whisky collection is time – and money – well spent

23 August 2020

Matt MacPherson of The Malt Room in Inverness used the value of his rare whisky to help him through tough times during lockdown


Safety first approach to whisky tasting

12 July 2020
Safety first approach to whisky tasting

Safety first approach to whisky tasting

12 July 2020

Matt MacPherson shares plans to reopen The Malt House whisky bar in Inverness with a new private drinking room


Dram good idea to bring whisky to your door

28 June 2020
Dram good idea to bring whisky to your door

Dram good idea to bring whisky to your door

28 June 2020

Matt MacPherson of The Malt Room in Inverness is opening up some rare bottles to let people taste a special dram during lockdown


Settling the nerves ahead of online whisky tastings

14 June 2020
Settling the nerves ahead of online whisky tastings

Settling the nerves ahead of online whisky tastings

14 June 2020

Matt MacPherson of The Malt Room in Inverness is getting used to the perils of recording every mistake and mumble in the bar's interactive sessions


Proud of distillers turning to produce hand sanitiser

17 May 2020
Proud of distillers turning to produce hand sanitiser

Proud of distillers turning to produce hand sanitiser

17 May 2020

Matt MacPherson of The Malt Room in Inverness says this new uisge-beatha is even more important than whisky


Whisky and doughnuts – a match made in... Inverness

03 May 2020
Whisky and doughnuts – a match made in... Inverness

Whisky and doughnuts – a match made in... Inverness

03 May 2020

With The Malt Room closed, the bar's owner Matt MacPherson has come up with a delicious new way to share the spirit and the taste of uisge-beatha


Make your own isolation whisky sour

05 April 2020
Make your own isolation whisky sour

Make your own isolation whisky sour

05 April 2020

Matt MacPherson of The Malt Room in Inverness is making good use of his time in self-isolation – by sharing his tasty ideas with whisky lovers


Amid the virus fears – keep calm and have a dram

22 March 2020
Amid the virus fears – keep calm and have a dram

Amid the virus fears – keep calm and have a dram

22 March 2020

Matt MacPherson, owner and founder of The Malt Room in Inverness, looks at the impact concerns over coronavirus is having on the whisky sector.


Rain, rain, rain got me thinking!

08 March 2020
Rain, rain, rain got me thinking!

Rain, rain, rain got me thinking!

08 March 2020

Matt MacPherson, owner and founder of The Malt Room in Inverness, explains that without supplies of pure water, distilling could not survive.


This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies - Learn More