Daftmill Distilling – Not So Daft After All!
This week I went to Daftmill Distillery in Fife where i meet with Francis Cuthbert, farmer, distiller and a great chap. Viv from Fife Food Network set up the meeting. A visit to one of Scotland newest distilling enterprises, I had expected to see something simple and perhaps not very professional to be honest, perhaps an assumption made because of this project being kept so low key! Well quite the opposite awaited me, it was far superior than I had expected, Francis is a multitasking farmer and no doubt an expert in that subject, the fact that he should also be an expert distiller excites me! I am always blamed for not being to multitask (a bit of a man’s problem I am told). Well my hat off to Francis, I had a great time touring the distillery, listening to his expertise and passion and visiting the warehouse (surrounded by the Angels shares, the greatest place on earth) and of course nosing very closely the maturing spirit, I even had a small taste of the golden and also the amber nectar and at that time I wished I was not driving so that I could have stayed and tryied more! Now I will want to stop every time I pass on the A91 near Cupar! (driving again!!!! So not drinking ;-()